|Dr. Jane M. Mutune, WMI, right 1st row and the WMI postgraduates at KWS for experiential learning|
The Wangari Maathai Institute for Peace and Environmental Studies’ postgraduate students’ visited Kenya Wildlife Service (KWS) for experiential learning on October 21, 2016. KWS is a state corporation that was established by an Act of Parliament (Cap 376) which is now repealed by WCMA (2013). It is mandated to conserve and manage wildlife in Kenya, and to enforce related laws and regulations. KWS undertakes conservation and management of wildlife resources across all protected areas systems in collaboration with stakeholders. The objective of the students’ visit was therefore to gain more insight on KWS’ history, its mandate, challenges in conservation, ecosystem health, among other aspects.
|From left Dr. T. Thenya, South STAKE Coordinator, Dr. K. Karatu,WMI/UON, Prof. R.G. Wahome, South STAKE Co-Coordinator, Prof. J. Emborg, UC, Prof. H. M. Mutembei, Director WMI, Aisha Karanja, ED, GBM, Prof. V. Vindelov, STAKE Principal Coordinator, Mr. C. Mwangi, GBM, Mr. J. Kagombe, KEFRI, Dr. J. Mutune WMI, Dr. R. Kweyu, KU/WMI and Mr. P. Thiong’o MSc student Credit, Ms. L.N. S. Kong’ani|
Wangari Maathai Institute for Peace and Environmental Studies a fruitful STAKE project Synthesis Book Writeshop at the Luke Hotel in Nairobi between October 10-14, 2016. The writeshop was held in collaboration with the University of Copenhagen team, Green Belt Movement and Kenya Forest Research Institute. The synthesis book aims to capture the STAKE project’s findings, reflections and implementation experiences. Read More
|Dr. Mwangi Githuri delivering a seminar to the WMI postgraduate students|
Wangari Maathai Institute for Peace and Environmental Studies continues to engage experts in sharing their experiences with the postgraduate students with an aim of producing holistic graduates. On October 11, 2016, Dr. Mwangi Githuri, the Director of Biodiversity and Social Monitoring at Wildlife Works, leading teams assessing environmental and social impacts of REDD+ projects in Africa, gave a thrilling seminar on Implementing Redd+: Policy and practical issues from the local to the national levels. This seminar was held at the College of Agriculture and Veterinary Sciences, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Small Pathology Lecture Theatre.
|From left Prof. Mitullah, Ms. Mathai, Dr. Gakonyo, Prof. Kimenju, Dean FOA, Dr. Waweru, Academic Registrar, Dr. Thenya, STAKE project Coordinator, Prof. Mulei, Dean FVM and Prof. H. M. Mutembei, Director, WMI, photo credit, Ms. Kong’ani|
The Wangari Maathai Institute for Peace and Environmental Studies holds the Annual Board meeting to receive report of the Institute’s activities, projects, discuss the WMI-CAVs PC and other matters to ensure smooth running of the Institute. The meeting was held on October 7, 2016 at the Dean FVM’s Boardroom.
|From left Dr. Thenya, Prof. Wahome, Dr. Mutune, Prof. Mungai, Prof. H. M. Mutembei, Director, WMI, Dodoo, Irene, Abida and Ms. Obiero|
The Wangari Maathai Institute for Peace and Environmental Studies holds postgraduate students mentorship meeting on Thursday October 6, 2016 at the WMI’s offices to ensure quality research and timely graduation.
- Green Belt Movement (GBM)
- Science Initiative Group
- Regional Initiative in Science and Education
- University of Copenhagen
- RISE AFFNET UON Node
- U.S. Department of State
- The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI)
- United Nations Environmental Programme (UNEP)
- Graduate School of Frontier Sciencies, University of Tokyo
- The University of Kentucky (UK) USA
- The Nile Project
- Fundacion Mujeres Por Africa
- Kenya Forest Research Institute (KEFRI)
Wangari Maathai Institute for Peace & Environmental Studies (WMI),
College of Agriculture & Veterinary Sciences,
University of Nairobi,
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Physical Location: College of Agriculture and Veterinary Sciences,
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