Category Archives: Environmental Governance and Policy Advocacy

Increasing Carbon Sink through tree planting

On Saturday 25thJuly 2020, members of the Green Leaf Foundation led by the organization’s CEO Oluoch Dan Owino, conducted a tree planting exercise at Isinya Health Centre, Kajiado County. This activity was an initiative in line with Article 69 (1b) of the Kenya Constitution that stipulates the need to increase tree cover by 10%.The Green

Effects of Eucalyptus on Soil, Bio-diversity and Water sources

According to Oballa et al (2010), Eucalyptus has adverse effects on soil fertility, biodiversity and water sources, and therefore the dried-up spring in Jera area could be because of eucalyptus plantation adjacent to it

Every Kenyan has the right to a clean and healthy environment

Integrating The Green Leaf Foundation Objectives and the Kenyan Government Agenda in the Implementation Strategy 1.3.0 Constitution of Kenya Chapter five of the Kenyan constitution 2010 obligate that, every person has the right to a clean and healthy environment, which includes the right; To have the environment protected for the benefit of present and future

Increasing Carbon Sink through Eco-Schools and Institutional Approach

According to the Kenya Forest Service, from the recent survey report, Kenya’s forest cover currently stands at 7.2 percent. This is contrary to the constitutional requirement of a minimum of 10 percent forest cover. The constitutional threshold corresponds to the ratified Paris Agreement that requires countries to adapt and mitigate climate change through climate actions