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World Environment Day 2018: ‘Beat Plastic Pollution’

June 5, 2018 - 04:05PM
Published by Communications

World Environment Day is celebrated every 5th June to raise awareness about the environment and its global effects on the daily livelihoods of the people. 

The Nature Conservancy visits the Green Belt Movement’s Bamboo Biomass Entrepreneurship Project

April 18, 2018 - 11:50AM
Published by Communications

The team is here to learn about our engagement with local tree nursery groups involved in the project and the many benefits of bamboo.

World Wetlands Day 2018

February 5, 2018 - 10:55AM
Published by Communications

The theme for this year’s World Wetlands Day was “Wetlands for a sustainable urban future.

Plant a tree of peace today

August 31, 2017 - 06:45PM
Published by Communications

The Green Belt Movement is calling upon everyone to promote and support peace in Kenya and also to commemorate the sixth anniversary for the peace icon Professor Maathai. At the same time, we request all community elders to plant 44 trees in their respective areas symbolizing our peaceful co-existence as we have done here today.

Women Groups in Murang’a Embrace Bamboo as a Renewable Resource

July 26, 2017 - 09:05AM
Published by Communications

The Green Belt Movement is implementing a project  titled “Bamboo integration in Aberdare Water- tower, Kenya for effective watershed restoration and livelihoods improvement” as an integrated community empowerment intervention targets grassroots communities’ adjacent to the Aberdares water tower in upper Tana - Athi watershed within Murang’a County. 

Promoting conservation through the Green Belt Safari experience

July 21, 2017 - 11:50AM
Published by Communications

Through GBS, the Green Belt Movement offers an intercultural journey to our guests by engaging them in conservation, ecotourism and community experiences 

The ban on polythene bags – are Kenyans ready?

June 25, 2017 - 02:30PM
Published by Communications

Plastic bags litter most parts of the country and have become an eyesore in major parts of Kenya

Empowering Community Leaders on Climate Change Causes, Effects and Mitigation

April 13, 2017 - 02:55PM
Published by Communications

The Green Belt Movement (GBM) in partnership with International Climate Initiative (IKI) with support from the German Federal Ministry for the Environment (BMUB) is implementing a project focused contributing to low carbon development for Kenya in Nandi and Nakuru Coun

Exploring Bamboo Biomass for Energy and Entrepreneurship

April 7, 2017 - 02:05PM
Published by Communications

The demand for wood as biomass for fuel wood and charcoal making is a threat to the use of resources in Kenya and is expected to remain unchanged for many decades to come. 

Green Belt Movement intervenes to help communities at the grassroots bear the consequences of unsustainable natural resources utilization

April 4, 2017 - 09:35AM
Published by Communications

The emergence of resistant pests and diseases coupled with unpredictable weather patterns has devastated crop yields and left many communities facing imminent drought.