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Month: January 2018

Improving livelihoods through sustainable Agricultural practices

Improving livelihoods through sustainable Agricultural practices

A community based organization based in Kitale town, Dajopen aims at tackling the economic, soil and environmental conditions of vulnerable communities through a community based waste Management strategy which involve waste collection, production of recycled items. Since its inception 95% of members have changed their waste disposal method. The organization productivity has also increased from 10 tons to 40 tons per season. This has translated to increase in number of bags of maize harvested by farmers in the area from…

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NETFUND lead a Sustainable Innovation Expo during UNEA-3 Conference

NETFUND lead a Sustainable Innovation Expo during UNEA-3 Conference

  NETFUND  lead a team of innovators that it has supported through NETFUND Green Innovations Award to showcase to an international community various innovations that are greatly contributing towards enhancing a pollution free planet in a more sustainable manner. The exhibitors  include; Qtron Systems 3D Printer innovation which focuses on 3D printing technology that is used in prototyping, data visualization and making figures (solid images) using materials from recycled plastic waste.  This is opposed to other methods which require lots…

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NETFUND spearheads Renewable Energy Technologies Forum

NETFUND spearheads Renewable Energy Technologies Forum

The National Environment Trust Fund(NETFUND) spearheaded the Renewable Energy Technologies (RET) Forum held at Nakuru County on 6th -8th December 2017. NETFUND engaged key stakeholders in the County Governments in in-depth discussions on the importance of adopting sustainable technologies for cooking and lighting. The workshop was attended by key officials in the 38 counties. Dr. George Mwaniki, Director for Research, planning and marketing at NETFUND said that the national government  has been holding talks with the Council of Governors on…

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