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Community In A Comfort Zone

June 10, 2014 - 03:15PM
Published by Communications

Approaching Mt Elgon sent constant shivers down our spines as we discussed ancient folk tales of the Bagisu tribe who according to the tales were cannibals. This was confirmed by Annette, our guide and natural resources manager working in the area who told us that, that indeed this used to happen many years ago. She however assured us that we would be safe since that practice ended hundreds of years ago

Announcing our new Executive Director: Ms. Aisha Karanja

June 6, 2014 - 04:35PM
Published by Communications

The Green Belt Movement's New Leadership. 

10th Anniversary - Honoring Prof. Wangari Maathai's Life and Legacy:

May 21, 2014 - 03:45PM
Published by Communications

19 May 2014 - UN Secretary-General Ban Ki -moon's message, at unveiling of Plaque Commemorating 10th Anniversary of Awarding of Nobel Peace Prize to Wangari Maathai [delivered by Ms. Amina J. Mohammed, Secretary-General's Special Adviser on Post-2015 Development Planning].

Socio- Economic Baseline Survey to Analyze and Prioritize Soil, Water and Livestock Management Systems for Action

May 8, 2014 - 11:25AM
Published by Communications

This baseline survey was conducted by a team of six enumerators who were trained for two days on how to use the IPADs and data collection monitored by The Nature Conservancy (TNC) Nairobi and US offices and GBM.

Is the Climate slipping out of our control?

April 24, 2014 - 02:45PM
Published by Communications

Over the past few years sporadic and unpredictable rainfall, increased incidences of flooding and droughts have become a common phenomena in Kenya and have led to reduced agricultural production and food security for rural people and the urban poor.

"My Life has changed.” – Student Benefits from GBM Education scholarship for Bright but needy Children

April 17, 2014 - 09:40AM
Published by Communications

Since 2007, GBM has supported bright students from disadvantaged backgrounds to access secondary education. This has been in partnership with GBM Tree Nursery Groups. 

Integrated Rehabilitation of Kirisia Watersheds - Samburu County

April 7, 2014 - 10:20AM
Published by Communications

A GBM grassroots led climate change sustainable resilience initiative creation of carbon sinks through afforestation.

NYC Students Receive the Wangari Maathai Award for Civic Participation in Sustainability

March 28, 2014 - 06:25PM
Published by Lauren Berger

Two New York City public students received the Wangari Maathai Award for Civic Participation in Sustainability.  The $10,000 cash award, intended to be used for college, is funded by the Municipal Art Society and the Rockefeller Foundation and given to two exceptional NYC public high school seniors who demonsrate academic and extracurricular commitment to environmental stewardship with the urban context. 

Climate-Smart Adaptation Practices

March 28, 2014 - 09:30AM
Published by Communications

The impacts on human development are presented by climate change models as uncertain. These impacts are presented as occurring in the medium to long term, and on a regional or international scale. 

When problems become opportunities- A field trip by Samburu Elders:

March 25, 2014 - 03:50PM
Published by Communications

‘Patience builds’; these were the words of Mwalimu Lawerance Njuguna, a retired teacher for 30 years. He has trained adults for over 17 years at his farm, in Kiambu County. As we entered his ¼ hectare land brought in 1967 compound in Wagige village.

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