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A new partnership with IAAF

May 31, 2017

The project entitled The Track Tree Challenge – seeks to catalyze the youth momentum and cognizance towards better environment management. 

Empowering Community Leaders on Climate Change Causes, Effects and Mitigation

April 13, 2017

To date, 60 community leaders, drawn from different locations in each of the two Counties, have been identified and trained. These leaders are expected to further train and empower other community members to initiate climate change adaptation strategies geared towards a transition to low carbon emissions in rural Kenya.

Exploring Bamboo Biomass for Energy and Entrepreneurship

April 7, 2017

According to the World Health Organization (WHO), almost three billion people worldwide continue to rely on biomass, such as fuelwood, charcoal, agricultural waste and animal dung, to meet their energy needs for cooking. In many countries, these resources account for over 90% of household energy consumption.

Wangari Maathai/Africa Environment Day 2017

March 3, 2017

Paying tribute to the late Nobel Laureate’s legacy, in January 2012, the African Union (AU) adopted a decision calling for the joint celebrations of the African Environment Day and Wangari Maathai Day on 3rd March.

Professor Wangari Maathai Honored in Nairobi!

November 2, 2016

The Green Belt Movement is honored and humbled by the recognition of Wangari Maathai's tireless campaigns for a safe environment.

Wangari Maathai honoured in Mashujaa day fete

October 21, 2016

Thank you Nairobi City CountyGovernment for honoring Professor Maathai!

Our initial fact finding tour of the Ngong Forest

September 20, 2016

Initial report from the Green Belt Movement team who were on the ground

Recipients of the fourth Wangari Maathai Scholarship Award

August 23, 2016

Established in 2013, the fund aims to develop action-oriented young people who have demonstrated passion and personal commitment to environmental conservation.

Field Visit With the KKL-JNF Team

July 29, 2016

Learning better propagation skills from the Israeli experts was well appreciated by the communities.

Keren Kayemeth LeIsrael Jewish National Fund Courtesy Call

July 28, 2016

The Green Belt Movement welcomes Israel to Kenya