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CS Environment and Forestry Keriako Tobiko, NETFUND Board of Trustees, NETFUND Ag. CEO, staff members and KFS officials preparing to plant a tree at KFS station in Kirinyaga County
National Environment Trust Fund (NETFUND) is a State Corporation established by the Environmental Management and Coordination Act of 1999. Our mandate is “To facilitate research intended to further the requirements of environmental management, capacity building, environmental awards, environmental publications, scholarships and grants”. NETFUND’s vision is “Sustainable financing available for environmental management in Kenya”. Our mission is “To mobilize, manage and avail resources for; environmental awards, capacity building, research and publications, scholarships and grants in Kenya.”… Read More
NETFUND with the support of the Government of Kenya and development partners has invested in the following projects.
In the previous strategic period, 2015-2018, NETFUND developed more than 60 green businesses that have transformed more than 80,000 lives directly, through the provision of clean drinking water, clean and renewable energy, and has increased climate resiliency for more than 20,000 smallholder farmers in the country.
In our next strategic period 2018-2023, NETFUND has set out an ambitious plan aimed at building up a diversified pool of funding resources from international development partners and national budgets. We aim to finance environmental research and capacity building projects and initiatives in biodiversity conservation, pollution control, waste management, resource efficient and clean production and the restoration of forests and vital ecosystems.
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NETFUND on June 26, 2020 led various stakeholders to mobilize over 18,000 tree seedlings for the 4TH Edition of Annual Kaptagat forest tree planting under Kaptagat integrated conservation programme aimed
On this day, NETFUND celebrates all Kenyans who have been inspired by nature to develop exemplary innovative, environmentally-responsible and sustainable Green technologies and Enterprises that are in use today for
Today, we are all going through a difficult period of uncertainty because of Coronavirus (COVID-19), a pandemic that has disrupted our way of life at personal, family and business level
NETFUND TRAINS SCOUTS TO FACILITATE PARTICIPATION OF COUNTIES FOR THE GREEN INNOVATIONS AWARD PHASE IV 2020
NETFUND rolled out the Green Innovations Award phase IV on February 10, 2020 with a massive call for application across the Country to March 20, 2020. The Award targets individuals,
NETFUND PARTNERS WITH NATIONAL COMMUNITY BASED ORGANIZATION COUNCIL TO SUPPORT GREEN INNOVATIONS AWARD PHASE IV
The National Environment Trust Fund (NETFUND) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the National Community Based Organization Council to support promotion of an environmentally responsible and motivated society that
NETFUND Ag. CEO Samson Toniok, Kajiado County officials, staff and the local community planted 10,000 tree seedlings in different institutions within Kajiado North Sub County on December 9 - 10,
The CS Environment and Forestry, Keriako Tobiko, on Saturday November 9, 2019 led a team of Ministry officials, stakeholders and residents to the tree planting of 20,000 tree seedlings in
National Environment Trust Fund joined the Ministry of Environment and Forestry on Tuesday October 16, 2019 at Mutuini in Dagoretti South Constituency to launch the short rains National Tree Planting
By Gloria Makau The rich and fertile Mara river basin hosts some of the largest wildlife populations in Africa. This includes those in the Serengeti National Park, which is arguably
By Mapesa Okumu NETFUND joined Export Promotion Council (EPC) and other partners to honor local enterprises that have significantly contributed to Kenya’s export business. The winners of the inaugural Kenya
By Gloria Makau The former Prime Minister of Kenya and AU High Representative for Infrastructure Development in Africa. Rt. Hon. Raila Odinga, and Hon. Peter Munya, the CS for the
The Ministry of Environment and Forestry, Vihiga County, NETFUND and agencies collaborate to celebrate the World Meteorological Day 2019
NETFUND Ag. CEO Samson Toniok on March 22, 2019 joined the Cabinet Secretary in the Ministry of Environment and Forestry Keriako Tobiko and the Governor of Vihiga County H.E. Dr
National Environment Trust Fund (NETFUND) in collaboration with the Ministry of Environment and Forestry (MoEF), on Tuesday, 12th March 2019 recognized the creative efforts and achievements of Kenyan-based entrepreneurs at a
National Environment Trust Fund (NETFUND) and its partners in the Renewable Energy Working Group held Kenya’s first renewable energy awards gala on Thursday, 6th December 2018, at Southern Palms Beach
NETFUND Incubation Programme awarded the 2017/2018 top challenger award for Africa in Toronto, Canada
NETFUND’s incubation programme has been recognized and ranked one of the best incubation centres in Africa. During the World Incubation Summit organized by University Business incubation (UBI), the NETFUND incubation
National Environment Trust Fund has in this short rains season planted 12,000 trees in collaboration with the Ministry of Environment and Forestry and agencies. President Uhuru Kenyatta’s recent announcement of
NETFUND has received an excellent rating in the just-concluded performance contracting (PC) evaluation conducted by a team of experts. In November 2018, PC is a process that seeks to enhance
The Cabinet Secretary for Environment and Forestry, Keriako Tobiko, held a bilateral meeting with H.E. Ms. Isabella Lovin, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for International Development Cooperation of Sweden on
Our Programmes have far-reaching impact. The following numbers provide a snap-shot of this impact and a summary of our efforts so far.