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We must fight climate change with trees in Africa

December 17, 2015 - 02:25PM
Published by Communications

Restoration holds the potential to shield us from those dangers while also providing a wide range of benefits.

Papal Encyclical - Laudato Si', the Earth Charter and the Green Belt Movement

November 30, 2015 - 10:25AM
Published by Communications

We are inspired by Pope Francis’ Encyclical Letter, urging for swift action on climate change in which he cites and quotes the Earth Charter‬‬‬‬‬. This Encyclical underscores the need for climate action not just to protect our environment, but to protect humankind and the most vulnerable communities among us.

A new partnership with Oikocredit

November 4, 2015 - 03:45PM
Published by Communications

The event marked a new partnership that will see GBM’s ‘Greening Urban Schools’ programme grow and nurture more than 15,000 indigenous trees in different schools in Nairobi County over the next two years.

Green Belt Movement community exchange visit in Ethiopia

October 16, 2015 - 04:00PM
Published by Communications

10 members of the community from Kipipiri Constituency, Nyandarua County, visited different land restoration, clean energy and forest management projects in Hawassa, Goba and Bale regions in Ethiopia.

Remembering Professor Maathai, four years on

September 29, 2015 - 11:00AM
Published by Communications

September 25, 2015 marked the fourth anniversary of the passing of the 2004 Nobel Peace Prize Laureate, Professor Wangari Maathai.

Combating environmental degradation in Chania watershed within the Aberdares

August 21, 2015 - 03:45PM
Published by Communications

This two-year project will directly impact 2,500 households within the Chania watershed and 200,000 locals dependent on the ecosystem will benefit from improved water quality by December 2016.

Green Belt Movement at the ESRI UC 2015

July 22, 2015 - 09:15AM
Published by Communications

This week, the Green Belt Movement (GBM) has been participating at the Environmental Systems Research Institute (ESRI) International User Conference (Esri UC) at San Diego, California in USA. 

African Union honors Professor Wangari Maathai

July 15, 2015 - 10:20AM
Published by Communications

 African Union Garden named after Professor Wangari Maathai 

The Green Belt Movement is joined by friends and supporters for an evening of reflection, debate, and celebration of Wangari’s life

June 24, 2015 - 10:20AM
Published by Communications

The work continues without the Green Belt Movement. A truly sustainable legacy.

The third Wangari Maathai Scholarship Award

June 11, 2015 - 11:55AM
Published by Communications

Established in 2012, the Wangari Maathai Scholarship Fund is an environmental innovations fund set up in memory of Professor Wangari Maathai that is aimed at developing action-oriented young people with strong values and commitment to the conservation of the physical and social environment in Kenya.

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