The day's theme "Forests and Education" aimed at sensitising members of the public on the importance of trees to human life.
Yet another honor to Prof Wangari Maathai at the Garden of the Righteous in Milan, Italy.
School built in honour of Professor Wangari Maathai in France
Presiding over the inauguration ceremony, First Lady Margaret Kenyatta paid glowing tribute to the late Nobel Peace Laureate
The theme for today’s celebration is the role of green spaces in promoting sustainable cities and communities; those are inclusive, safe, affordable and resilient, as enshrined in Sustainable Development Goal 11.
Quick facts about the 'Wangari Maathai tree' that was cut down and trending on social media
Last year, we planted 130,000 indigenous tree seedlings in this location and achieved over 80% survival rate.