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  • Poisoned Sugar Exposes Kenya’s Broken Food System

    Blogpost by ltsotets - August 8, 2018 at 12:35

    The worsening impacts of climate change on agricultural productivity in most natural-resource dependent countries like Kenya is introducing a new form of vulnerability that is often overlooked.  Increasingly, food safety is becoming an issue of a majo...

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  • Why We Must Never Take Clean Drinking Water for Granted

    Blogpost by ltsotets - August 2, 2018 at 10:45

    Few people would argue access to clean drinking water is a fundamental human right. Yet, a significant portion of the world’s population remains without.  In the following article, Sidrah Ahmad, will explore why this is the case; the importance of acc...

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  • 5 Madiba Quotes to Reflect on this Mandela Day

    Blogpost by Angelo Louw - July 18, 2018 at 12:03

    Former South African president Nelson Mandela has become an international beacon of public service; he sacrificed 27 years of his life, serving a prison term for the liberation of his people.

    This is why the United Nations took the decision to decla... Read more >

  • The Kenyan government’s single-use plastic carrier bag ban came into effect on 28 August, 2017. However, there are still a number of unregulated suppliers in Nairobi’s informal settlements supplying smuggled plastic bags on demand to small scale retai... Read more >

  • If you can’t reuse it, refuse it!

    Blogpost by Samwel Omesa - June 5, 2018 at 16:38

    We live in a contemporary society where technology, innovation, globalisation and human interconnectedness define us - overconsumption is the norm. Now, imagine yourself on vacation along the sandy beaches of mombasa - captured on your cellphone is th...

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  • Maiden Machakos Farmers Network

    Blogpost by Claire Nasike - May 15, 2018 at 15:28

    To the west of Nairobi, sits a beautiful, hilly, semi-arid county. It is named after Masaku wa Munyeti, an Akamba chief. Welcome to Machakos home to Iveti hills.

    It is a radiant Thursday morning, my colleagues and I are here for three days to visit t...

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  • Talking Forest With City Dwellers In Yaounde

    Blogpost by Tatsifouo Fondjo Hermann - April 5, 2018 at 14:53

    I have always seen surveys conducted on TV and until the 19 March 2018, I was afraid to approach strangers on the street and ask questions. During the World Forest Day celebration, we, the Environmental Ambassadors of Cameroon, decided to organise a s...

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  • World Water Day 2018: More Needs to be Done

    Blogpost by Akinyi Chemutai - March 23, 2018 at 15:34

    “Water, water everywhere, not any drop to drink.” In these lines, Samuel Taylor Coleridge made reference to the fact that while seawater is in plenty, human beings can survive only with fresh water. This surprisingly scarce and vital resource is key t...

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  • 3 Water-related Petitions to Sign this World Water Day

    Blogpost by Angelo Louw - March 22, 2018 at 13:19

     

    The past few years have been particularly devastating on the African continent as the effects of climate change have manifested in a series of crippling droughts, floods and other natural disasters in several countries.

    As weather patterns chang... Read more >

  • Walking through the tropical swamps of DRC

    Blogpost by Capucine Dayen - March 22, 2018 at 13:03

    Planet Lovers & Protectors, my name is Capucine Dayen, International Communications Coordinator for Greenpeace Africa, but I go by Caps. In June last year, I joined the Congo Basin Forest Campaign Team and together we work to protect the second larges... Read more >

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