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24 Hours of Reality: A Climate Reality Project

September 8, 2014

A Climate Reality Project

The Green Belt Movement and the wPOWER Hub

Everyone has a voice. Now is the time to share your voice: Bring awareness to climate change

3rd Memorial Celebration for Prof. Wangari Maathai

September 4, 2014

The Legacy of the Late Prof. Wangari Maathai lives on!

Follow-up Meeting on Landscaping Wangari Maathai Peace Park

September 4, 2014

GBM are undertaking a follow-up meeting in Kipsyenan secondary school on the landscaping of Wangari Maathai Peace Park, Nakuru County.

Ministry Of Environment, Water and Natural Resources

August 27, 2014

The Green Belt Movement attended the 1st Meeting of the Global Environment Facility (GEF)/MEWNR project on Sound Chemicals Management and Minimizing Emission of U-POPs in Kenya. 

Climate Change Training -Samburu County

August 21, 2014

August 21st - 22nd, 2014: The Green Belt Movement (GBM) through the financial support of Prince of Monaco and Yves Rocher is holding Climate change training to all Samburu County Members of County Assembly in Isiolo.

Landscaping Wangari Maathai Peace Park

August 19, 2014

Nakuru is one of the areas that was adversely affected by post -election violence; GBM through the support of GCS is developing the Wangari Maathai Peace Park, a legacy of the Late Prof Wangari Maathai in promoting peaceful coexistence among different communities in Nakuru County.

Construction on Toilet Blocks – Smart Project

August 18, 2014

This is a smart water project for Green schools (water, sanitation and Hygiene).The teacher’s toilet construction is at its final stages of completion in Kamara, Nakuru County.

Dr. Dennis Garrity, Drylands Ambassador, World Agroforestry Centre (ICRAF) Courtesy Call

August 7, 2014

Ms. Wanjira Mathai- Chair, GBM Board and Project Director(WMI),GBM Executive Director, Ms. Aisha Karanja with Dr. Dennis Garrity during a courtesy call at Wangari Maathai Institute for Peace and Environmental Studies (WMI) office. 

Permaculture field visits

August 5, 2014

Permaculture field on-site practicum and training on agriculture farming techniques/practices, water harvesting and soil conservation in order to improve and enhance livelihood for Samburu communities in Baawa, Ngari, Tamiyoi and Porros sub sites.

Climate Change and Human Development

August 1, 2014

Up in Smoke book has been published by Zed Books