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President Kenyatta endorses Professor Wangari Maathai's book

November 12, 2018

It is a great honor to have H.E. President Uhuru Kenyatta recognize the work and legacy of Nobel Laureate Prof. Wangari Maathai by endorsing her book "The Challenge for Africa"at the Paris #PeaceForum.

Mau’s heart is growing colder by day; it has been tampered with

November 6, 2018

Seeking to curb the wanton destruction, the Green Belt Movement has been advocating for its protection as well as mitigating its obliteration by conducting tree planting exercises and community empowerment seminars on the need to protect this ecosystem.

Wangari Maathai song by Carli Muñoz

October 15, 2018

With a sense of near-reverence, Muñoz invokes Maathai to inspire action in a world that badly needs our care.

Professor Wangari Maathai's 7th Memorial Celebration

September 25, 2018

The profound wisdom and endearing values from our Founder have continued to inspire Kenyans and the world to mainstream conservation, promote peace and good governance for sustainable development.

Green Belt Movement awarded at the 1st Africa Environment Partnership Platform

September 20, 2018

The Africa Environment Partnership Platform is expected to enhance synergies and to standardize discussions with other stakeholders

Ksh 4,456,251 paid to community groups in Trans Nzoia and Bungoma Counties

September 8, 2018

GBM continuously seeks new ways of highlighting the critical and central role the environment plays in changing the lives of the communities we work with.

Experiential visit from the Vice President of the Brazilian Society of Ecological Restoration

September 7, 2018

Through an experiential visit to GBM project areas in Nyeri County, Chaves had an opportunity to compare restoration experiences between Kenya and Brazil.

In the news - Victory for Wangari Maathai following destruction of Ukay Centre

August 10, 2018

Victory for Wangari Maathai following destruction of Ukay Centre

Statement by the Green Belt Movement on the Demolition of Structures on Public and Riparian Land

August 10, 2018

It is vital that Kenyans recognize the importance of conserving our natural resources, which include water catchment areas and wetlands, so as to promote sustainable development not only for ourselves but also for future generations.

Plan to fell Ol Kalou tree planted by Mzee Kenyatta and one in memory of Wangari Maathai opposed

July 10, 2018

Singing Mau Mau war songs, the veterans surrounded the tree shielding it from a contractor hired to cut it down.