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Press Statement on Karura Forest

February 23, 2016

We are demanding information, but we need your help. Public land is the people’s land, and we all have the right to know how it will be used. Please add your voice in support of the Karura Forest by signing our petition.


Land Grabbing Knows No Boundaries

February 8, 2016

Is this another case of land grabbing in the country?

The Green Belt Movement at COP21 in Paris

December 2, 2015

Our delegation to COP21 climate talks in Paris.

'Taking Root: The Vision of Wangari Maathai' Re-Released in 12 Languages Coinciding with Paris Climate Conference

December 1, 2015

The film is now offered in Arabic, Bangla, Chinese, French, Haitian Creole, Hindi, Indonesian, Kiswahili, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish, and Vietnamese. 

Ethiopian community exchange visit

November 9, 2015

The community exchange visit aimed at creating common understanding and forging friendships through shared experience as a foundation for future networking.

A new partnership with Oikocredit

November 4, 2015

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.

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.