Regional Conference on Energy, Air Pollution and Health 2020

The REWG is a consortium of organizations that share the common objective of promoting adoption and increased access to clean energy resources and technologies in Kenya. The Renewable Energy Working Group (REWG) will be hosting a regional conference on Energy, Air Pollution and Health in April 2020, with the National Environment Trust Fund (NETFUND) playing [...]

NETFUND plants 121,500 tree seedlings towards 10% national tree cover target by 2022

NETFUND has supported planting and growing of over 121,500  tree seedlings across a number of counties in response to the presidential 10% National tree cover target by 2022. Following the last comprehensive forest cover assessment, conducted in 2013, by the Ministry of Environment and Forest, by 2010 the national forest cover stood at 4.18 million [...]

KENIA PARTNERS WITH NETFUND TO PROMOTE GREEN INNOVATIONS AWARD

The National Environment Trust Fund signed a five year Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with The Kenya National Innovation Agency (KENIA) to support NETFUND Green Innovations. MoU saw KENIA award NETFUND Ksh 27 Million towards nurturing Innovators to be able to develop and commercialize their products through NETFUND incubation Centre. NETFUND and KENIA committed to enhance [...]

NETFUND GIA AWARD PHASE IV TO BE LAUNCHED IN JANUARY 2020

In line with our vision of sustainable financing for environmental management in Kenya, NETFUND will be launching its Green Innovations Award Phase IV competition in January 2020.  The Green Innovations Award aims at encouraging Kenyans to embrace and instill amongst themselves, a culture of self-regulation in environmental management and envisions a future where, all citizens [...]

NETFUND AG. CEO LAUNCHES SUPPORT FOR THE NATIONAL TREE PLANTING AND GROWING EXERCISE

The FY 2019/2020 begun with a commitment to enhance the Ministry of Environment & Forestry National goal of planting and growing over 250 million trees by 2022, an initiative which is part of the Governments strategy aimed at increasing Kenya’s forest cover, protecting and conserving habitats and curbing the vagaries of climate change. NETFUND Ag. [...]

NETFUND PARTICIPATES IN THE THIRD KENYA TRADE WEEK EXPO 2019

By Gloria Makau The former Prime Minister of Kenya and AU High Representative for Infrastructure Development in Africa. Rt. Hon. Raila Odinga, and Hon. Peter Munya, the CS for the Ministry of Industry, Trade and Cooperatives visited the NETFUND exhibition booth during the third edition of the Kenya Trade Week 2019. The event that took [...]

22 Young nature lovers awarded

By Gloria Makau NETFUND awarded 22 young environment conservationists and 3 schools in an online Arts and Essay Digital Competition that was organised as a build-up activity of the World Environment Day. The competitors submitted their entries to NEMA in 4 categories: photography, videography, fine art and special category. Hundreds of applications were received by [...]

KENYA MARKS WORLD ENVIRONMENT DAY 2019 WITH FOCUS ON AIR POLLUTION

By Nelson Mapesa According to the World Health Organization (WHO), an estimated 92% of the world’s population lives in areas where air pollution exceeds safety limits. It is also believed that air pollution costs Global economy $5 trillion every year in welfare costs. Further approximately 7 million people worldwide die prematurely each year from air [...]

NETFUND LAUNCHES TREE PLANTING CAMPAIGN IN BONDO, SIAYA COUNTY

By Nelson Mapesa In collaboration with the Siaya County Government and other partners, NETFUND launched a tree growing campaign that aims to increase the Siaya County forest cover, which at 0.41 percent, is the lowest in the Country. The campaign is in line with the President's clarion call, for Kenyans to rally together to achieve [...]

Six innovative entrepreneurs awarded at the fourth UNEA Conference in Nairobi, Kenya

By caroline KinyulusiNational Environment Trust Fund (NETFUND) in collaboration with the Ministry of Environment and Forestry (MoEF), on Tuesday, 12th March 2019 recognized the creative efforts and achievements of Kenyan-based entrepreneurs at a cocktail dinner during the Fourth Edition of the United Nations Environment Assembly (UNEA 4) held at the United Nations in Gigiri, Nairobi Kenya.The [...]

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