National Environmental Management Authority Blog

NEMA hosts TICAD VI RCE Conference


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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

NEMA hosts all African NIE meeting


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The National Environment Management Authority (NEMA) has continued to play her rightful role in the region and Africa in bringing together organisations in Africa that are involved in climate change funding. The Authority last week held the second consultative workshop, in two years, of All Africa National Implementing Entities as well as Green Climate Fund 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

NEMA takes waste campaign to Nairobi


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Director EEI & PP Dr. Ayub Macharia and Director C & E David Ong’are flags off the RRI Nairobi County caravan at NEMA Headquarters. [PHOTO: ANTONY MWANGI/ NEMA] The National Environment Management Authority (NEMA) held a caravan on 27th September, 2016 in Nairobi County to sensitize the public on the ongoing Rapid Results Initiative (RRI) Read More

Partners pledge to support waste management campaign


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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


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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


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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

NEMA engages Counties on waste management


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The National Environment Management Authority held a Rapid Results Initiative (RRI) Workshop in Nakuru, Legacy Hotel on 14th September, 2016. The workshop brought together NEMA board of management, County Executive committee members of environment, County directors of environment, members of county assemblies among other stakeholders. NEMA chairman, Mr. Maluki Mwendwa making his remarks during the Read More

Let’s keep Kenya clean, public urged


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NEMA Director General, Prof Geoffrey Wahungu making his remarks during the cleanup celebrations [PHOTO: ANTONY MWANGI/NEMA] The Cleanup World Day national celebrations took place on Saturday, 17th September, 2016 at Jomo Kenyatta Grounds in Kisumu County. The theme for this year’s event was “Our Place, Our Planet, Our Responsibility” and the domesticated slogan was “Keep Read More