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Launch of the STAKE Project at Wangari Maathai Institute, July 2nd, 2013
Wangari Maathai Maathai Institute (WMI) is set to launch the STAKE Project on July 2nd, 2013 at 9.00 AM, Upper Kabete Campus.
A tree will be planted at WMI site to celebrate the walks and works of late Prof. Wangari Maathai who was the Chair of the Project steering committee
The STAKE project is an exciting new partnership between the Wangari Maathai Institute, the Green Belt Movement (GBM), Kenya Forest Research Institute KEFRI) and the University of Copenhagen, Denmark. It is expected to contribute to stability in Kenya by understanding and targeting the underlying factors that lead to conflicts over forest related resources. This 3-year project funded by the Danish Development Agency (DANIDA) will also contribute to Kenya’s long-term development by mentoring and training the next generation of talented, young academics through provision of scholarships for Masters and PhD training.
For more information, please contact:
Prof. S. G. Kiama, BVM, MSc. (UON), PhD (Bern) Ag. Director
Wangari Maathai Institute for Peace and Environmental Studies
P. O. Box 30197 00100, Nairobi, Kenya
Tel +254722380971 or +254202181370