|Alexander Dunbar delivering his presentation|
The Wangari Maathai Institute for Peace and Environmental Studies holds postgraduate proposal defense on Thursday 18th and Friday 19th August 2016 at the 8.4.4 College Board room.
|From the left 1st row, Prof. H.M. Mutembei, Director WMI, Prof. S.G. Kiama, Principal, CAVS, Tennyson Williams, Director, WAP, Dr. G. Tadesse, 1st from the right, 2nd row, Dr. Abera, Tirop, Rotich, Dr. Ndiwa, Lucy, Dr. MutuneDr. Kimaru, Dr. Wamalwa, Gitau, Mr. Zerfu, Dr. Bewket, Dr. Bessy, Emily, Virginia, Dr. Kiemo and Kong'ani after the opening of the aDMcea technical workshop.|
Wangari Maathai Institute for Peace and Environmental Studies in collaboration with other partners successfully concluded a three days technical workshop for Animal Disaster Management Consortium of East Africa (aDMcea) held at the Westhood Hotel, Nairobi on August 16 – 18, 2016. aDMcea aims to develop tools to guide decision makers in designing and selecting disaster resilience projects that have better policies which link emergency and development projects within the animal resource sector. The Consortium will be a think tank comprising of University of Nairobi, University of Mekelle, University of Addis Ababa, WMI, AU-IBAR, IGAD (ICPAC & ICPALD) and World Animal Protection.
|Left, Prof. S. G. Kiama, Principal, CAVS and former Director, WMI, Prof. Peter Mbithi (Center) UoN Vice-Chancellor, taking President Uhuru Kenyatta through the architectural design of Wangari Maathai Institute which is under construction.|
The 2016 Nairobi Innovation Week held at the University of Nairobi’s main campus from August 2-4, 2016 was presided and officially opened by H. E. President Uhuru Kenyatta. The President was drawn to the College of Agriculture and Veterinary Sciences’ (CAVS) stand which hosted the Wangari Maathai Institute for Peace and Environmental Studies and the wPOWER Hub where he was taken through the eco-friendly architectural design of the Institute which is currently under construction and also clean cooking and lighting innovation technologies from the wPOWER Hub.
|Wangari Maathai Institute, University of Copenhagen team,GBM, KEFRI and stakeholders after the National STAKE Conference on July 12, 2016 at Radissan Blu Hotel|
Wangari Maathai Institute for Peace and Environmental Studies’ STAKE Project held a national conference on Tuesday July 12, 2016 at Radisson Blu Hotel, Upper Hill, Nairobi. As part of the development of the Institute, the STAKE project is funded by DANIDA and is a collaborative project between University of Nairobi- Wangari Maathai Institute and University of Copenhagen in Denmark. With two partners namely Greenbelt movement and Kenya Forestry Research Institute that was carried out in Eastern Mau 2012-2014. Read More
|The Prime Minister of India, H.E. Narendra Modi planting a tree at the University of Nairobi. On looking, to the right is Prof. P. F. Mbithi, the Vice Chancellor, UoN and left, Prof. H. Mutembei, Director, Wangari Maathai Institute, Mr. Wakori, KEFRI, the Principal Secretary of Higher Education, Prof. Colleta Suda, the Cabinet Secretary of Higher Education, Hon. Fred Matiang’i and Dr. Idle Farah and other dignitaries|
The Wangari Maathai Institute for Peace and Environmental Studies in conjunction with the Kenya Forest Research Institute donates and plants a tree with the Prime Minister of India, H.E. Narendra Modi on Monday July 11, 2016 at the University of Nairobi’s Gandhi Wing. H.E. Narendra Modi proceeded to deliver a public lecture at the University of Nairobi’s Taifa Hall.
- 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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