National Environmental Management Authority Blog

DG visits Shimo la Tewa Prison

NEMA Director General Prof. Geoffrey Wahungu visited the Shimo la Tewa Prison in Mombasa on Friday 28th April 2017. He was accompanied by Dr. Mohamed Omar of KWS, Mr. Dickson Waruingi, the Co-ordinator  of the Nairobi Convention at UNEP and Mr. Andrew Ng’ang’a of NEMA, Mombasa County. NEMA Director General, Prof Geoffrey Wahungu (C) accompanied Read More

The Walda NIE Project on course

A  team of four staff from the Headquarters traveled last month to Moyale for a field finding mission and monitoring of adaptation fund project at Walda, which is located in Sololo, sub county of Moyale sub county in Marsabit County. The team was impressed by the progress made on the ground since NEMA channeled funds through Read More

NEMA begins efforts to save L. Kenyatta

Lake Kenyatta in Lamu County is on the verge of extinction, which is evident by the alarming rate of the receding levels of water. This phenomenon has been a threat to both human and wildlife survival who depend on the lake for survival. It is with this realization that a delegation from the Ministry of Read More

Preparations for WWD 2017 underway

World Wetlands Day (WWD) is commemorated annually on 2nd February since 1971, to mark the Day the Ramsar Convention was signed in Iran. These commemorations are meant to raise public awareness and consciousness about the benefits and challenges facing wetlands. In preparation to commemorate WWD 2017, Coastal Marine and Fresh Water sub-department organized the 1st National Read More

NEMA hosts TICAD VI RCE Conference

The Tokyo International Conference on African Development side event organized by the United Nations University- IAS /Global RCE Service Centre in collaboration with  NEMA, RCE Greater Nairobi and the African Regional Centre for Expertise Network was held at Kenyatta University Conference Centre (KUCC) on 26th August, 2016. The theme of the event was strengthening the Read More

Isiolo commemorates Clean-up day

Procession to the venue [PHOTO: JACKSON MUTURO/NEMA] NEMA mobilized the county government, lead agencies, civil societies, business community and the media to celebrate clean up the world day 2016 on 29th Sept, 2016. The Clean-up was graced and flagged off by Isiolo County First Lady Madina Doyo who was accompanied by CEC Environment Amina Omar Read More

Be professional, DG tells new staff

NEMA Director General, Prof Geoffrey Wahungu addressing the inductees [PHOTO: ANTHONY NGARE/NEMA] New members of staff who have joined the Authority in the last few months were officially welcomed to NEMA by the Director General Prof. Geoffrey Wahungu during the induction workshop held last week. He welcomed the new officers to the Authority and challenged Read More

Partners pledge to support waste management campaign

The National Environment Management Authority is on 100 days Rapid Results Initiative which was launched in August 16, 2016 and is slated to run for three months. One of the initiative’s main goal is to bring stakeholders on-board to address the menace of solid waste management. In this regard, the Authority organized a Gala dinner Read More

Kenyan coast observes Cleanup day

The International Coastal Cleanup is the world’s largest global volunteer effort for the oceans and waterways. It is held every year on 17th September under the aegis of the Ocean Conservancy. Waste being weighed and loaded into a waste collection vehicle [PHOTO: JAMES KAMULA/NEMA] This year’s cleanup was done in several beaches in the Kenya Read More

NEMA participates in NDEKA marathon

The National Environment Management Authority (NEMA) participated in this year’s 13th edition of Ndakaini Half Marathon held on 10th September, 2016. The marathon is an annual event held in support for the conservation of Ndakaini catchment area. Ndakaini Dam Half Marathon event started way back in 2004 under the auspices of the Ndakaini Dam Environmental Read More