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Community exchange visit in Ethiopia

October 16, 2015

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.

WFC 2015 XIV World Forestry Congress

September 7, 2015

A team from Green Belt Movement lead by the Board Chair Wanjira Mathai and our Executive Director Aisha Karanja is attending the XIV World Forestry Congress starting today in Durban.

Green Belt Movement participates at the New York Forum AFRICA 2015 in Libreville, Gabon

August 27, 2015

The 4th edition of the New York Forum AFRICA (NYFA), the world's leading pan-African business summit, is taking place on August 28-30, 2015 in Libreville, Gabon.

Green Belt Safari tour

August 18, 2015

We recently hosted a group of twelve geography students and their teachers from Germany for an educational tour where they visited a GBM communities in Kahuro and Kamuiru, Murang’a County, Kenya.

President Obama's reminiscence of Professor Wangari Maathai during visit to Kenya

July 29, 2015

"Kenya continues to carve out a distinct place among the nations. The country is a leader for conservation, following in the footprints of Wangari Maathai," President Barack Obama.

Policy Brief: Developing sustainable tree-based bioenergy systems in sub-Saharan Africa

July 13, 2015

This Policy Brief is as a result of an intensive three day workshop on ‘sustainable tree-based bioenergy systems’ with input from the Green Belt Movement among other organizations. Sustainable tree-based bioenergy is an avenue to support the proposed Sustainable Development Goal 7 on energy access for all. 

Invitation World Environment Day – June 5, 2015

June 5, 2015

We look forward to your attendance and participation at the event.

International Day for Biological Diversity Tree Planting at Karura Forest

May 22, 2015

This year’s theme – ‘Biodiversity for Sustainable Development’

Training Rural Women for Environmental, Economic and Livelihood Empowerment in the Great Lakes Region

May 21, 2015

We seek to train and support 300-400 women and community leaders over three years.

Save a date for the third Annual Wangari Maathai Memorial Lecture

May 18, 2015

I hope you will be able to join us at the third Annual Wangari Maathai Memorial Lecture. It will take place this June 16th in London.