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 team is here to learn about our engagement with local tree nursery groups involved in the project and the many benefits of bamboo.
The theme for this year’s World Wetlands Day was “Wetlands for a sustainable urban future.
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.
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.
Through GBS, the Green Belt Movement offers an intercultural journey to our guests by engaging them in conservation, ecotourism and community experiences
Plastic bags litter most parts of the country and have become an eyesore in major parts of Kenya
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
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
The emergence of resistant pests and diseases coupled with unpredictable weather patterns has devastated crop yields and left many communities facing imminent drought.