|On the right, Prof. Henry Mutoro, Deputy Vice Chancellor, Academic Affairs, University of Nairobi launches the aDMcea Hub. He is assisted by Prof. S. G. Kiama, Principal, College of Agriculture and Veterinary Sciences|
The Wangari Maathai Institute for Peace and Environmental Studies hosts the launch of Animal Disaster Management Consortium of East Africa (aDMcea) Hub. The hub which will be domiciled at the Wangari Maathai Institute will provide the necessary academic research and background knowledge to help government institutions and stakeholders in the emergency and disaster management in design and development of disaster resilient programmes. The consortium brings together University of Nairobi through the Wangari Maathai Institute & Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Mekelle University- Ethiopia, World Animal Protection and Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) who will work together to provide together academia to provide research based evidence to inform policy, implementation and challenges caused by disaster and climate change.
|From left, Dr. Kiemo, UoN-WMI, Dr. Thenya, UoN-WMI, Dr. Berihu, Mekelle University, Dr. Gebrehiwot, Mekelle University, Prof. Mutembei, Director, WMI, Ms. Kathambi, WMI,Dr. Mutune, WMI, Dr. Kimaru, World Animal Protection during the aDMcea technical meeting. Photo credit, Ms. Kong'ani|
Wangari Maathai Institute for Peace and Environmental Studies in collaboration with Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, University of Nairobi, World Animal Protection and Mekelle University holds the Animal Disaster Management Consortium of East Africa (aDMcea) hub technical meeting to discuss the structure of the project, partnership and its implementation ahead of the launch scheduled for January 20, 2017. The meeting was held on January 19, 2017 at Westwood hotel, Nairobi
|Prof. Henry M. Mutembei, Director, WMI and Dr. Jane M. Mutune, WMI brief Prof. S. Shelpler and students from American University, Washington during their courtesy call|
Wangari Maathai Institute for Peace and Environmental Studies hosted Prof. S. Shelpler, and ten students from American University, Washington, DC on January 11, 2017. The students paid a courtesy call to the Institute to learn more about its activities and how it is implementing the walks and works of Prof. Wangari Maathai.
|From left, Prof. H. M. Mutembei, Director, WMI, Mr. A. Nunow, WMI, Eunice, University of Massachusettes and Dr. J. M. Mutune, Lecturer, WMI at the WMI’s Director’s office|
Eunice from the University of Massachusettes pays a courtesy call to the Wangari Maathai Institute for Peace and Environmental Studies to discuss potential joint proposal and collaborative work in one health, climate change and youth empowerment. The meeting was held at the WMI offices, College of Agriculture and Veterinary Sciences, Upper Kabete Campus on January 10, 2017.
|3rd, 1st row from the left Prof. S. G. Kiama, Principal, CAVS, 5th, Prof. H. M. Mutembei, Director, WMI, 1st on 2nd row, Dr. J. M. Mutune, WMI, 4th back row, Ms. Wanjira Mathai and participants of the program after the introductory session meeting|
Wangari Maathai Institute for Peace and Environmental Studies holds the introduction meeting for implementation of the second phase of the Launch and Grow: the Kenyan Women’s Entrepreneurial Leadership Program at the College of Agriculture and Veterinary Sciences, Upper Kabete Campus on January 9, 2017. The launch and grow program consists of a mentoring process for fourteen women entrepreneurs beneficiaries. Its goals include capacity building for the entrepreneurs through training in Boston at Babson College, e-learning through the webinars particularly on finance, growth and corporate governance, coaching and community building. The Institute will implement the program in the next twelve months in close coordination with Babson College supported by Women for Africa Foundation (Murejes por Africa). The launch of the program was graced by Prof. S.G. Kiama, Principal, College of Agriculture and Veterinary Sciences, Prof. Henry M. Mutembei, Director, Wangari Maathai Institute, Ms. Wanjira Mathai, Advisory Council Member, Mujeres Por Africa and Dr. Jane M. Mutune, Wangari Maathai Institute.
The Deputy Director, Prof. N. J. Muthama
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- 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)
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