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Training Rural Women for Environmental, Economic and Livelihood Improvement

November 26, 2014

Training rural women for environmental, economic and livelihood improvement in the great lakes region for western Aberdares kicked off today. The community leaders are undergoing training on transformative leadership, Natural resources management and sustainable clean energy entrepreneurship. 

Courtesy call by Sean DeWitt, Director, Global Restoration Initiative at the World Resources Institute

November 26, 2014

Mr. Sean DeWitt, Director, Global Restoration Initiative Food, Forests & Water Program at the World Resources Institute during a courtesy visit to the Green Belt Movement office Nairobi. It was an honor for him to water the tree that late Prof. Wangari Maathai planted after winning the Nobel Prize. 

Cookstoves Future Summit

November 19, 2014

Ms. Wanjira Mathai, Director ,wPOWER Project Wangari Maathai Institute for Peace & Environmental Studies will be attending the Cookstoves Future Summit and moderating a panel on Nov 20th a 930am at the Gallery Ballroom, Conrad Hotel on "Why the Future is Now: the Need to Scale Clean Cooking Rapidly".  Read More:

2014 Wangari Maathai Award for Civic Participation in Sustainability

November 14, 2014

The Wangari Maathai Award for Civic Participation in Sustainability, inaugurated by The Rockefeller Foundation, The Bette Midler Family Trust, and Million Trees NYC, is an annual $10,000 cash award granted to two New York City public high school seniors. 

Maggie Baxter – Chair of the UK Board- Visit

November 14, 2014

Maggie Baxter, Chair of the UK Board visits the Green Belt Movement Kenya office. 

The winners of the Children's Peace Festival 2014

November 13, 2014

The Green Belt Movement, in partnership with Green Cross Sweden, supported the second annual Children’s Peace Festival.

Training Rural Women for Environmental, Economical and livelihood improvement

November 11, 2014

This is the second round of training for Narok and Rongai which kicked off today.


November 10, 2014

To our Friends; 

It is with the greatest of sadness for the Green Belt Movement (GBM) fraternity, to announce the heartbreaking news of the passing on of our colleague and friend, Jane Wairimu Karuga. On behalf of all of us the staff of the Green Belt Movement (GBM). We take the liberty of sending out to our most heartfelt condolences and sympathy. 

Courtesy call by Professional Journalists Working for Major German Media Outlets

November 5, 2014

A courtesy call by professional journalists working for major German media outlets like Der SPIEGEL, Neue Zürcher Zeitung, Deutschlandradi and Die Zeit at the Green Belt Movement office.

Climate Change Workshop

October 28, 2014

The Green Belt Movement is undertaking a (3 day) workshop that has brought together key staff, community members and partners in order to share our successes and best practices on climate change with partners, and to sensitise communities on opportunities to become more climate resilient at the Lang’ata Training Centre – Nairobi.