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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.

Climate Change; Cause of Social Conflict? A Green Belt Movement Grassroots Based Approach and Experience

March 27, 2017 - 09:30AM
Published by Communications

With 40 years’ experience in engaging communities at the grassroots to address issues of environmental degradation, community empowerment and advocacy, GBM is uniquely positioned to offer an integrated response to climate change through mitigation, adaptation and promotion of sustainable development.  

Protecting our Riparians

November 16, 2016 - 04:20PM
Published by Communications

Riparian areas are priceless resources

Hands off Our Public Lands!

November 15, 2016 - 04:50PM
Published by Communications

Corrupt land transactions including the illegal and irregular transfer of title deeds by officials of the relevant authorities has become an all-too-common reality for Kenyans.

Finally, another win against corruption and land grabbing

October 24, 2016 - 10:30AM
Published by Communications

Let us all stay vigilant and protect our public spaces.

Professor Wangari Maathai and Green Belt Movement in the primary school curriculum

August 30, 2016 - 10:45AM
Published by Communications

Case studies of prominent environmentalists, namely the Green Belt Movement and Professor Wangari Maathai, have been used to enhance this knowledge and inspire the pupils.

The story of Elizabeth Finley Broaddus

August 26, 2016 - 09:55AM
Published by Communications

As we remember Finley, our care should not be for her to have lived long as to have lived enough. Her memory lies with us here.

Soil and Water Conservation that counts A GBM-led initiative in partnership with TNC Upper Tana Nairobi Water fund

August 19, 2016 - 11:20AM
Published by Communications

The Green Belt Movemnet (GBM) is mobilizing rural households to intensively restore natural resources on their farms and on riparian reserves with special focus on soil, water and diversity of trees and crops grown.

Mt. Kenya Forest, the beauty we cannot afford to lose

August 12, 2016 - 10:20AM
Published by Communications

Mt. Kenya Forest is not only one of the biggest tourist attractions in the country, it also plays a critical role in water catchment and is one of the five main "water towers" of Kenya

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