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With a forest cover of about 7.5%, this is an indication that we need to escalate our forests restoration efforts as a nation. The ongoing national reforestation programs should be aimed at strengthening Kenya’s contribution to the Paris agreement. Our Nationally Determined Contribution (NDC), as aligned to the National Climate Change Action Plan aims at cutting...
A Kenyan environmentalist has come out to explain why a tree planted in memory of the late Nobel Laurate Prof Wangari Maathai in 2011 was cut. This is following a public outcry after a picture of the tree trump went viral last week. According to Elizabeth Wanjiru Wathuti, an environmental sustainability analyst, the tree was cut down last month after it...
  With all of the messages of empowerment across the globe in honor of International Women’s Day , the team here at Green Generation Initiative, thought about the women who inspire us –whether they’re public figures with larger-than-life accomplishments and accolades, or the incredible women in our personal lives who encourage and motivate us every day.In their honor, we’ve...
A picture of the stump of a tree which was planted in memory of the late Nobel Laureate Professor. Wangari Maathai in 2011, has caused uproar among Kenyans on social media with demands to know who cut down the said tree and for what reasons. This comes only a few days to the celebration of Wangari Maathai Day 2019...
Hailing from Northern Burkina Faso, Yacouba Sawadogo was born 72 years ago and struggled as a young man to understand what was happening in the degrading environment. On realizing that there was a crisis, he made a wise decision and took action to reverse the situation. He is a famous farmer known for his good deeds of having grown...