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CALL FOR APPLICATIONS: INTEGRATED ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT ASSESSMENT AND ENVIRONMENTAL AUDIT (EIA & EA) - FEBRUARY 2023 INTAKE

Course Duration: February 06 - March 18, 2023
Mode of study: Full time
Mode of delivery: Blended (virtual & face-face)
Cost per participant: Kshs. 50,000
Application fee: Kshs. 1,500 (non-refundable)

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS
Holders of at least a first degree or equivalent (related to natural resource
management) from a recognized institution

’Africa is at Ground Zero of the Climate Crisis’ - Celebrating and Supporting Kenya’s Leadership on Adaptation

 

Climate change is one of the biggest threats facing humankind today and in this century. Climate change is the greatest challenge of our time.Kenya leads on adaptation globally because of the commitment that the country made in its constitution to decentralization.

Prof. Patrick Verkooijen, Global Center on Adaptation CEO, Welcomed as Distinguished Chair of the Wangari Maathai Institute for Peace and Environmental Studies

Nairobi, Kenya, 23 September 2022 – Global Center on Adaptation CEO, Professor Patrick Verkooijen, was appointed as the Distinguished Chair of The Wangari Maathai Institute for Peace and Environmental Studies by the University of Nairobi. 

CALL FOR APPLICATIONS: INTEGRATED ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT ASSESSMENT AND ENVIRONMENTAL AUDIT (EIA & EA) - SEPTEMBER 2022 INTAKE

Course Duration: September 05 - October 07, 2022
Mode of study: Full time
Mode of delivery: Blended (virtual & face-face)
Cost per participant: Kshs. 50,000
Application fee: Kshs. 1,500 (non-refundable)

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS
Holders of at least a first degree or equivalent (related to natural resource
management) from a recognized institution

WMI Welcomes Prof. Juan Manuel García-Ruiz who has been appointed as a Visiting Professor at the Wangari Maathai Institute for Peace and Environmental Studies

Professor Juan Manuel García-Ruiz, is a Research Professor at the National Research Council (CSIC) at the University of Granada in Spain. Professor Garcia-Ruiz studied at the Complutense University in Madrid where he attained a Ph.D. degree in geology in 1980. Prof. Garcia-Ruiz is an internationally recognized expert in crystallography.

WMI to participate in virtual Global Peace and Development Service Alliance (GPDSA) Africa Regional Summit on 16th April, 2021

Through the Africa Regional Coordinator of the Global Peace and Development Service Alliance (GPDSA) Mr. Samuel Budoi, the Institute has been invited to participate in a virtual summit which will take place on 16th April, 2021. The theme of the summit is “Environmental Conservation and Entrepreneurship” through Youth Social Enterprise in Environment, Peace, Community and Volunteerism.

Wangari Maathai Institute conducts experiential learning activities at John Michuki Memorial Park and the Wangari Maathai Institute campus

The Wangari Maathai Institute (WMI) conducted experiential learning field activities at John Michuki Memorial Park and the Wangari Maathai Institute Campus on 18th and 19th March 2021, respectively. The second day's activities also involved visits to the Githingiti informal settlement (located in Ndumbuini), CAVS Dam and at the bridge between the Kenya Animal Genetic Resources Centre and WMI to observe and carry out key informant interviews regarding the extent and impact of riparian and conservation areas encroachment.