"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.
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.
We look forward to your attendance and participation at the event.
This year’s theme – ‘Biodiversity for Sustainable Development’
Training Rural Women for Environmental, Economic and Livelihood Empowerment in the Great Lakes Region
We seek to train and support 300-400 women and community leaders over three years.
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.
Statement from Wanjira Mathai on the ocassion of the NGOCSD May 2015 General Membership Meeting: "Celebrating Nobel Laureate Professor Wangari Muta Maathai: Her Legacy Continues"
President Clinton pointed to Wanjira and her mother as examples of women who have made a difference in the world, and asked the audience to consider that the world misses out on individuals like Wanjira and Wangari when they restrict the potential of women and girls by limiting their opportunities for education.
The contribution to support GBM’s work is in memory of the late Dr. Pravin Shah who was a co-founder of Save Our Rainforest Trust
The forum is a platform for sharing experiences on clean energy between African wPOWER, India wPOWER, government officials and the private sector.