The Green Leaf Foundation: Organisational Background
The Green Leaf Foundation was founded in 2018 in Kenya as Non Profit making Organization bound to a vision of Environmental Sustainability in Kenya. The Green Leaf Foundation provides a platform for sharing knowledge and experience, as well as developing strategies to effectively respond to/and achieve global issues not limited to; Environmental Conservation and Awareness, Environmental Governance and Policy Advocacy, Human Rights and Democracy, Sustainable Agriculture and Improved Research and Innovation Practices.
The Green Leaf Foundation is working towards achieving its vision through the approach of engaging relevant stakeholders at different levels. These include direct engagement with the Government, the Private Sectors, Civil Society Organizations, Community Based Organizations, individuals and Groups at the International-National-County and Grass roots levels. Our open platforms for engaging with other stakeholders include; Religious Institutions, Schools and Learning Institutions, Cultural Events and Sports, Government Functions, Public Participation Forums, Focused Groups Discussions, Barazas, Mainstream Media Platforms, Social Media among other avenues.
The Green Leaf Foundation is established at the capital city of Nairobi with a vision of expansion and creation of its face in all the 47 counties in Kenya. The Green Leaf Foundation has established several Departments that addresses different objectives it intends to achieve such as; Environmental Conservation and Awareness Creation, Environmental Governance and Policy Advocacy, Human Rights and Democracy, Sustainable Agriculture and Research and Innovation.
Who We Are: Organisational Identity
The Green Leaf Foundation was founded on a clear vision and well-defined organizational Identity as explained hereunder;
The Green Leaf Foundation uses Advocacy and Consultation as its signature Approaches. Advocacy will be complemented by other approaches including Research and Innovations, Strategic Partnerships development, Capacity Building and Civic Engagement, Baseline surveys studies and Assessments, Implementation of Practical Hand-on Projects, Campaigns and Awareness creation, Trainings in Seminars, conferences, workshops among other approaches.
Science, Technology and Innovation
The Science, Technology and Innovation Act No. 28 of 2013 facilitates the promotion, co-ordination and regulation of the progress of science, technology and innovation of the country; assigns priority to development of science, technology and innovation; and entrenches science, technology and innovation into the national production system. Under STI Act No. 28 of 2013, The Green Leaf Foundation will be implementing the following in line with STI Act: Development of Technologies and Innovations in forestry and allied natural resources; documenting, disseminating and promoting scientific information and knowledge that can be utilized by stakeholders; and capacity building of stakeholders.