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Promoting conservation through the Green Belt Safari experience

July 21, 2017 - 11:50AM
Published by Communications

Through GBS, the Green Belt Movement offers an intercultural journey to our guests by engaging them in conservation, ecotourism and community experiences 

The ban on polythene bags – are Kenyans ready?

June 25, 2017 - 02:30PM
Published by Communications

Plastic bags litter most parts of the country and have become an eyesore in major parts of Kenya

Empowering Community Leaders on Climate Change Causes, Effects and Mitigation

April 13, 2017 - 02:55PM
Published by Communications

The Green Belt Movement (GBM) in partnership with International Climate Initiative (IKI) with support from the German Federal Ministry for the Environment (BMUB) is implementing a project focused contributing to low carbon development for Kenya in Nandi and Nakuru Coun

Exploring Bamboo Biomass for Energy and Entrepreneurship

April 7, 2017 - 02:05PM
Published by Communications

The demand for wood as biomass for fuel wood and charcoal making is a threat to the use of resources in Kenya and is expected to remain unchanged for many decades to come. 

Green Belt Movement intervenes to help communities at the grassroots bear the consequences of unsustainable natural resources utilization

April 4, 2017 - 09:35AM
Published by Communications

The emergence of resistant pests and diseases coupled with unpredictable weather patterns has devastated crop yields and left many communities facing imminent drought.

Climate Change; Cause of Social Conflict? A Green Belt Movement Grassroots Based Approach and Experience

March 27, 2017 - 09:30AM
Published by Communications

With 40 years’ experience in engaging communities at the grassroots to address issues of environmental degradation, community empowerment and advocacy, GBM is uniquely positioned to offer an integrated response to climate change through mitigation, adaptation and promotion of sustainable development.  

Protecting our Riparians

November 16, 2016 - 04:20PM
Published by Communications

Riparian areas are priceless resources

Hands off Our Public Lands!

November 15, 2016 - 04:50PM
Published by Communications

Corrupt land transactions including the illegal and irregular transfer of title deeds by officials of the relevant authorities has become an all-too-common reality for Kenyans.

Finally, another win against corruption and land grabbing

October 24, 2016 - 10:30AM
Published by Communications

Let us all stay vigilant and protect our public spaces.

Professor Wangari Maathai and Green Belt Movement in the primary school curriculum

August 30, 2016 - 10:45AM
Published by Communications

Case studies of prominent environmentalists, namely the Green Belt Movement and Professor Wangari Maathai, have been used to enhance this knowledge and inspire the pupils.