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Green Belt Movement awarded at the 1st Africa Environment Partnership Platform

September 20, 2018

The Africa Environment Partnership Platform is expected to enhance synergies and to standardize discussions with other stakeholders

Ksh 4,456,251 paid to community groups in Trans Nzoia and Bungoma Counties

September 8, 2018

GBM continuously seeks new ways of highlighting the critical and central role the environment plays in changing the lives of the communities we work with.

Experiential visit from the Vice President of the Brazilian Society of Ecological Restoration

September 7, 2018

Through an experiential visit to GBM project areas in Nyeri County, Chaves had an opportunity to compare restoration experiences between Kenya and Brazil.

Statement by the Green Belt Movement on the Demolition of Structures on Public and Riparian Land

August 10, 2018

It is vital that Kenyans recognize the importance of conserving our natural resources, which include water catchment areas and wetlands, so as to promote sustainable development not only for ourselves but also for future generations.

In the news - Victory for Wangari Maathai following destruction of Ukay Centre

August 10, 2018

Victory for Wangari Maathai following destruction of Ukay Centre

Plan to fell Ol Kalou tree planted by Mzee Kenyatta and one in memory of Wangari Maathai opposed

July 10, 2018

Singing Mau Mau war songs, the veterans surrounded the tree shielding it from a contractor hired to cut it down.

World Environment Day 2018: ‘Beat Plastic Pollution’

June 5, 2018

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. 

Tree planting with the First Lady and Kenya Defence Forces

May 5, 2018

600 KDF service ladies participated in the event where 4,000 indigenous tree seedlings were planted ahead of the national tree planting day slated for May 12, 2018.

GBM and partners plan to ‘change the story’ with tree project

April 28, 2018

#ChangeTheStory is an initiative of NIC Group, Royal Media Services, the Green Belt Movement and Junior Achievement.

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

April 18, 2018

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

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