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10th Anniversary - Honoring Prof. Wangari Maathai's Life and Legacy:

May 21, 2014 - 03:45PM
Published by Communications

19 May 2014 - UN Secretary-General Ban Ki -moon's message, at unveiling of Plaque Commemorating 10th Anniversary of Awarding of Nobel Peace Prize to Wangari Maathai [delivered by Ms. Amina J. Mohammed, Secretary-General's Special Adviser on Post-2015 Development Planning].

Socio- Economic Baseline Survey to Analyze and Prioritize Soil, Water and Livestock Management Systems for Action

May 8, 2014 - 11:25AM
Published by Communications

This baseline survey was conducted by a team of six enumerators who were trained for two days on how to use the IPADs and data collection monitored by The Nature Conservancy (TNC) Nairobi and US offices and GBM.

Is the Climate slipping out of our control?

April 24, 2014 - 02:45PM
Published by Communications

Over the past few years sporadic and unpredictable rainfall, increased incidences of flooding and droughts have become a common phenomena in Kenya and have led to reduced agricultural production and food security for rural people and the urban poor.

"My Life has changed.” – Student Benefits from GBM Education scholarship for Bright but needy Children

April 17, 2014 - 09:40AM
Published by Communications

Since 2007, GBM has supported bright students from disadvantaged backgrounds to access secondary education. This has been in partnership with GBM Tree Nursery Groups. 

Integrated Rehabilitation of Kirisia Watersheds - Samburu County

April 7, 2014 - 10:20AM
Published by Communications

A GBM grassroots led climate change sustainable resilience initiative creation of carbon sinks through afforestation.

NYC Students Receive the Wangari Maathai Award for Civic Participation in Sustainability

March 28, 2014 - 06:25PM
Published by Lauren Berger

Two New York City public students received the Wangari Maathai Award for Civic Participation in Sustainability.  The $10,000 cash award, intended to be used for college, is funded by the Municipal Art Society and the Rockefeller Foundation and given to two exceptional NYC public high school seniors who demonsrate academic and extracurricular commitment to environmental stewardship with the urban context. 

Climate-Smart Adaptation Practices

March 28, 2014 - 09:30AM
Published by Communications

The impacts on human development are presented by climate change models as uncertain. These impacts are presented as occurring in the medium to long term, and on a regional or international scale. 

When problems become opportunities- A field trip by Samburu Elders:

March 25, 2014 - 03:50PM
Published by Communications

‘Patience builds’; these were the words of Mwalimu Lawerance Njuguna, a retired teacher for 30 years. He has trained adults for over 17 years at his farm, in Kiambu County. As we entered his ¼ hectare land brought in 1967 compound in Wagige village.

What is happening to our Jeevanjee Gardens a Century Later?

March 14, 2014 - 03:35PM
Published by GBM- Kenya

Donated to the residents of Nairobi in 1906 by Alibhai Mullah Jeevanjee, this 5 acre recreational park is one of few green spaces gracing Nairobi City. 

International Women Day: Celebrating Positive Change

March 12, 2014 - 09:45AM
Published by GBM- Kenya

In spite of numerous challenges faced by women worldwide and particularly in Africa, we must remember and celebrate numerous positive changes that happen on a daily basis and are life-changing for many women and families. As we work for social justice and for women and girls' rights, we take stock of those achievements and let women share their experiences and give others hope that change is possible and start within themselves. And those examples are not only experienced by women but also by men who believe in gender equality and gender equity, men who dedicate much time engaging other men in behavioural change to put an end to violence against women.