Sale of Live Stock

he University of Nairobi, College of Agriculture and Veterinary Sciences
will be selling various categories of livestock at Machanga Field Station,
Embu between 29th September 2016 and 2nd October 2016.

Among the livestock to be sold include goats and cattle.

For more information, contact Mr. Hency Kahi (0721416944)

Sale of High Quality SEMIS Beans

Sale of Fresh Steak

Sale of Bananas

Sale of Chicks

Sale of Prime Broilers

Sale of Maize

Sale of Fresh Fish

Sale of Eggs

Sale of Vegetables

Dr. Dennis Garrity giving a seminar on 24th October, 2014.

Dr. Dennis Garrity delivered a Seminar on Creating an Ever Green Agriculture in Africa for Food Security and Environmental Resiliance at the Wangari Maathai Institute for Peace and Environmental Studies on 24th October, 2014.

Dr. Garrity is the Drylands Ambassador, UN Convention to Combat Desertification and Distinguished Senior Research Fellow, World Agroforestry Centre, Nairobi. He is a systems agronomist and research leader whose career has been focused on development of small-scale farming systems in the tropics. He was formly Director General of the World Agroforestry Centre. Dr. Garrity is currently leading an effort to reinvent agriculture in the 21st Century by deploying unconventional ways to build more productive and environmentally sound farminig systems through a global Partnershipo to Create an Evergreen Agriculture. He also chairs  the Steering Committee for Landcare International, a world wide effort to support grassroots community-based natural resource management.

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Martha Isabel Pati Ruiz Corzo

6 October 2014, Salt Lake City, USA – The Mexican environmental campaigner Martha Isabel ‘Pati’ Ruiz Corzo has won the Collaborative Partnership on Forests (CPF) Wangari Maathai Award 2014 for her pioneering work to preserve forests and alleviate rural poverty in her native country.

One of the most prestigious forest accolades, the Wangari Maathai Award recognizes extraordinary efforts by an individual to improve and sustain forests and the people who depend on them. The award was established by the CPF to honour the memory of Kenyan environmentalist Wangari Maathai, a champion of forest issues worldwide and the first African woman to win the Nobel Peace Prize.

Ruiz Corzo is recognized for making conservation profitable for rural communities in the Sierra Gorda Biosphere Reserve, one of the most ecologically diverse areas of Mexico and home to threatened species such as jaguars and green macaws as well as 800 types of butterfly. Through her Sierra Gorda Ecological Group, Ruiz Corzo successfully lobbied the government for the creation of the reserve in 1997 and instituted an intensive programme of conservation education and training for local communities, turning the reserve into a flagship for public-private ecosystem management.

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From left, Prof. Jens Emborg, UC, Prof. Linda Nielsen, UC, Prof. R.G. Wahome, UoN, Aisha Karanja, Executive Director, GBM, Prof. S.G. Kiama, Director, Wangari Maathai Institute, Joshua Chebolwo, KEFRI, Ms. Wanjira Mathai, GBM Board Chair/WMI Board Member and Dr. Thuita Thenya, UoN/STAKE Projector Coordinator after the 2ndSTAKE Project Steering Commitee meeting held on 8th October, 2014 at the College of Agriculture and Veterinary Sciences, University of Nairobi.

The STAKE project is an exciting partnership between the Wangari Maathai Institute, the Green Belt Movement (GBM), Kenya Forest Research Institute (KEFRI) and the University of Copenhagen, Denmark. It is expected to contribute to stability in Kenya by understanding and targeting the underlying factors that lead to conflicts over forest related resources. This 3-year project funded by the Danish Development Agency (DANIDA) will also contribute to Kenya’s long-term development by mentoring and training the next generation of talented, young academics through provision of scholarships for Masters and PhD training. 

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wPOWER Hub at Wangari Maathai Institute for Peace and Environmental Studies and one of the partners, Solar Sister were included in Al Gore’s 24 Hours of Climate Reality event.

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24 Hours of Climate Reality

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                                  The Climate Reality Project


The Green Belt Movement and the wPOWER Hub at the Wangari Maathai Institute for Peace and Environmental Studies.

Everyone has a voice. Now is the time to share your voice: Bring awareness to climate change

September 16-17, 2014: Beginning 12 PM EDT, The Climate Reality Project’s fourth-annual 24 Hours of Reality broadcast, 24 Hours of Reality: 24 Reasons for Hope will be presented live from Brooklyn, New York. This year’s broadcast marks a turning point in the global movement for climate solutions; celebrating innovation and progress in fighting climate change around the world and kick starting a year of concerted action.

The Green Belt Movement and the wPOWER Hub at the Wangari Maathai Institute for Peace and Environmental

Ms. Wanjira Mathai, wPOWER Hub Project Director and Chair of the Green Belt Movement Board/WMI Board member

Studies at the University of Nairobi, will present two stories of Hope. Ms. Wanjira Mathai, Green Belt Movement Chairperson/WMI Board member and Project Director of the wPOWER hub, will join the discussion on how to accelerate the shift to a sustainable future powered by affordable, renewable sources of energy, with sustainable agriculture and forestry. 

The wPOWER segment will be at 7am EST (2 PM Kenyan time) while the Green Belt Movement segment will be at 11am EST (6PM Kenyan time).  Join us by logging onto

The reality is this: our climate is changing, and it's changing fast. Let’s Act Now!

Mark your calendar on September 16-17 and join us as we share 24 reasons to be hopeful about solving the climate crisis. Check out this short video.

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