GBM Blog Archive: February 2012

Why plant trees on Mount Kenya?

February 15, 2012 - 07:55AM
Published by Francesca de Gasparis

This month the Green Belt Movement has joined the Size of Wales to plant 8000 trees in the Mathira District on the slopes of Mt Kenya. We wanted to share a little more about Mount Kenya and why have we chosen to plant trees in this region and why it is so crucial.

The launch of the report ‘Preparing for the Future? Rethinking Support for Adaptive Capacity to Climate Change’

February 7, 2012 - 06:20AM
Published by Francesca de Gasparis

The African Climate Change Resilience Alliance (ACCRA) has, together with the Overseas Development Institute (ODI), produced a new report on how development interventions can contribute to the adaptive capacity of communities and households. Intrigued by the topic, I went to the launch of the report that was held at the ODI on the 25 January 2012 to take part in some interesting discussions with the co-writer, Simon Levin among others.