WATER FOR LIFE

By Basil Omondi When basic needs come to mind, you quickly think about food, shelter and clothing. Perhaps the most important and overlooked in this category is Water. As the famous adage goes ‘Water is life’ and literally it just means…

Kenya’s new Curriculum Mirrors Education for Sustainable Development

By David Wandabi - Programs Officer - Education for Sustainable Development (ESD) & Eco-schools Coordinator There have been mixed reactions towards the new Competency Based Curriculum (CBC) designed by the Kenya Institute of Curriculum…

BEATING AIR POLLUTION – WORLD ENVIRONMENT DAY 2019

By Ojuka Vincent Ochieng Department of Education for Sustainable Development (ESD) - KOEE Introduction As the global community gathers today in different regions, countries and continents to mark World Environment Day under the “#beatairpollution”…

WORLD ENVIRONMENT DAY 2019

By Lorraine Dixon World Environment Day is the biggest annual event for positive environmental action and takes place every 5thof June. The theme for this year is “AirPollution". What is Air Pollution? Air pollution occurs when gases,…

Tourism and Climate Change

By Danson Imbwaga Matekwa “The time is past when humankind thought it would selfishly draw on exhaustible resources. We know now that the world is not a commodity.”  Francoise Hollande, Former President of the French Republic. Climate…

Tourism for Sustainable Development

By Danson Imbwaga Matekwa "With more than one billion international tourists now traveling the world each year, tourism has become a powerful and transformative force that is making a genuine difference in the lives of millions of people.…

LAUNCH OF ECO-SCHOOLS AND WORLD WATER DAY CELEBRATIONS IN KITUI COUNTY

The Kenya Organization for Environmental Education (KOEE), in conjunction with the Industrial and Commercial Development Corporation (ICDC), organized an event to launch the Eco schools Programme in Kitui County and celebrate World Water Day…

SCHOOLS GREEN CHALLENGE SCHOOLS PROJECT PROGRESS REPORT

 This report details the progress in implementation of the SGC projects by the three Winning schools i.e.  1. Makini School (Kisumu) – 1st Position  2. St. Theresa’s Primary School (Bomet) – 1st Runners Up  3.…

YOUTH FOR GREEN GROWTH by Lorraine Dixon

In the words of Klaus Schwab, founder of the World Economic Forum, we are living in “a complex, uncertain and anxious world”. Challenges are steep across the board – from coming to grips with the fourth industrial revolution to strengthening…

CLIMATE CHANGE REPORTING

The Kenya Organization for Environmental Education (KOEE), with funding support from Act, Change, Transform (Act!), is implementing a project that aims at enhancing public awareness on existing climate change response strategies and policies…