Monthly Archives: November 2008

KENVO wins Equator Prize

Kijabe Environment Volunteers a long time member of KFWG is one of the 25 winners of the prestigious Equator Prize for 2008. The Equator Prize is awarded biennially to recognize and celebrate outstanding community efforts to reduce poverty through the conservation and sustainable use of biodiversity. The winners were selected from a total pool of […]

Eight community management plans get nod from Government

The Kenya Forest Service has approved eight forest management plans developed by communities. The plans will enable these eight communities, grouped into community forest associations, to co-manage specific areas of forest currently managed exclusively by the KFS. This type of management commonly referred to as Participatory Forest Management has been approved by the Forests Act […]

Orchids find new home

Reijo Hakanen a long time member of KFWG delighted us at the last monthly meeting on Friday with a nice gift: Orchids. Reijo, found the Orchids (pictured below), dumped at the Agricultural Society of Kenya showground on Ngong Road. Reijo thought he would bring them to this meeting where forest lovers congregate, convinced they would […]