From Millennium Development Goals to Sustainable Development Goals

By Ojuka Vincent Ochieng  Department of Education for Sustainable Development (ESD) - KOEE The global community, under the leadership of the United Nations (UN), developed the millennium development goals (MDGs) in the year 2000 in…

Eco-schools: Building Capacity of Educators and Trainers for Sustainable Development

KOEE's Executive Director, Dr. Dorcas Otieno, during an Eco-schools Teachers' training workshop on promoting green economy development in schools. Photo. Alvin Sika Educators and trainers are powerful agents of change in helping to remake…

Earth Warming More Quickly than Thought

By David Wandabi - Programs Officer - Education for Sustainable Development (ESD) & Eco-schools Coordinator, Kenya Organization for Environmental Education Dead livestock due to effects of drought in Marsabit, Kenya. Scientists say…

The Evolution of Corporate Sustainability in Kenya

By Lorraine Dixon Business, Environment and Sustainability Specialist – KOEE Source: TheGivingMachine Against the backdrop of a shrinking natural resource base and societies shackled by inequality, the role of business in helping to…

MAKINI SCHOOL – KIBOS Promoting Green Enterprise Development in Schools

Makini School Kibos campus was founded in 2012 and comprises Classes 4 to 8.The school is located on a vast piece of land of about 600 acres overlooking the magnificent Nandi Hills. It is about 4 kilometers from Kisumu City. The school strives…

The killer weed - Cuscuta Japonica

By Ojuka Vincent Ochieng  Department of Education for Sustainable Development (ESD) - KOEE A tree in Wote town, Makueni County, invaded by field dodderCredit: Nation Media Group One of the current emerging environmental challenges…

The Role of Tourism in Promoting Sustainable Consumption and Production

By Lorraine Dixon Business, Environment and Sustainability Specialist – KOEE Source: UNEP Sustainable Consumption and Production (SCP) refers to “the use of services and related products, which respond to basic needs and bring…

KENYA ORGANIZATION FOR ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION REPRESENTED AT THE INTERNATIONAL YOUTH WEEK CELEBRATION IN NAIROBI COUNTY

Introduction  The International Youth Day (IYD) is observed annually on 12thAugust. It is meant as an opportunity for governments, corporates, private sector and other societal entities to draw attention to youth issues worldwide. During…

Turning Plastics into Useful Resources

Brookhouse School Brookhouse School has been one of the pioneer international schools in the Eco-schools Kenya programme. The school joined the Eco-schools Kenya back in 2010. Since then it has been a trailblazer in terms of promoting sustainability…

Green Bonds: Innovative Financing for a Low-carbon Transition

By Lorraine Dixon Business, Environment and Sustainability Specialist – KOEE Combating climate change is one of the greatest challenges of our time, requiring far more financing than governments alone can provide.  Climate change…

Teacher Training for a Dynamic World of Work

By David Wandabi - Programs Officer - Education for Sustainable Development (ESD) & Eco-schools Coordinator Sometimes life can be unforgiving and you can find yourself stranded if you do not have any contingency plan in place with…