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UPDATES: TECHNICAL WORKING GROUP ON THE KENYA WATERSHEDS SERVICES IMPROVEMENT PROGRAMME (KEWASIP) EMBARKS ON A SCOPING MISSION

The multi-institutional technical working group newly established to design and implement the ambitious Kenya Watersheds Services Improvement …

NETFUND Spearheads Restoration of the Gitwe Wetlands, Kibiko Forest

In a momentous environmental endeavor, Mr. Samson Toniok, the CEO of NETFUND, led a multisectoral delegation comprising representatives from the …

THE KENYA WATERSHED SERVICES IMPROVEMENT PROGRAMME (KEWASIP): INSIDE THE COUNTRY’S AMBITIOUS LANDSCAPE RESTORATION INITIATIVE

The Country will soon witness the roll out of the Kenya Watershed Services Improvement Programme (KEWASIP); a flagship KES 30.24 billion …

Kenya's National Tree Growing Day Marks a Milestone in Environmental Conservation

As Kenya strides toward its ambitious goal of planting 15 billion trees by 2032, the nation recently observed a significant moment with the …

NETFUND and Maragoli Hills Community Forest Association Join Hands to Boost Reforestation Efforts

Vihiga County, October 11, 2023 - The National Environment Trust Fund (NETFUND), in collaboration with the Maragoli Hills …

NETFUND TRAINS PARTNERS TO MOBILISE RESOURCES

In an era where securing financial support for projects and initiatives is increasingly competitive, the National Environment Trust Fund …

NETFUND Mobilizes partners for the The 7th Edition of the Annual Kaptagat Tree Planting Event

Over the last 6 years, NETFUND has been mobilizing resources to undertake annual forest conservation and support the Kaptagat Ecosystem programme …

NETFUND Receives Funding Approval from the Global Environment Facility (GEF) to Restore the Lake Naivasha Basin Ecosystem

The National Environment Trust Fund (NETFUND) has received funding approval of US$ 1,785,422 for its project proposal, ‘Lake Naivasha Basin …

BOOST TO GREEN FINANCING IN KENYA AS NETFUND RECEIVES FUNDING FOR GEFiM PROJECT

NETFUND has received funding of 120,000 Euros (Kshs. 15,864,000 million) from the BRIDGE Innovation Fund, that is administered by the Latin …

NETFUND RECEIVES FUNDING FOR RESTORATION OF THE CHERENGANY ECOSYSTEM.

The National Environment Trust Fund has received funding of 4million Euros (Kshs. 560 million) from the Italian Government to restore and …

STRATEGIC PARTNERSHIP FOR SUSTAINABLE ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT.

Strategic Partnership for Sustainable Environmental Management Strategic partnerships and collaborations are critical for us to realizing …

Innovation Commercialization Grant

Through this project NETFUND has been the grant administrators to 12 innovators so far who were competitively selected under the Kenya National …

Green Innovations Awards (GIA) Phase IV

Through this project NETFUND has been the grant administrators to 12 innovators so far who were competitively selected under the Kenya National …

EmPOWERING Youth & Women Entrepreneurship in Murang’a County

The project supports women and youth in rural areas to leverage on renewable energy to increase their income. The project is co-implemented with …

Economic Stimulus Programme (ESP)

The ESP is a GoK FUNDED programme aimed at cushioning Kenyans from the adverse economic eects by the COVID-19 Pandemic. The program supports grass …

NETFUND’S BOTTOM-UP APPROACH TO ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION

NETFUND’s Bottom-Up Approach to Environmental Protection  Integral to NETFUND’s environmental programming model has long been capacity …

NETFUND JOINS EQUITY BANK TO LAUNCH CLEAN COOKING INITIATIVE FOR SCHOOLS

NETFUND CEO Samson Toniok joined dignitaries from Government and Private Sector including; Education CS Prof. George Magoha, Environment and …

NETFUND DONATES BEEHIVES AND PROTECTIVE GEAR TO NAITUTUM LOTORO BEEKEEPERS COOPERATIVE SOCIETY IN LAIKIPIA COUNTY

Today December 13,2020 marked the end of tree planting campaigns in Laikipia County at Ol-Arjiju primary school in Doldol, In the event, …

NETFUND DONATES WATER TANK TO KURIKURI PRIMARY SCHOOL IN LAIKIPIA COUNTY

National Environment Trust Fund BoT members, CEO and staff donate a water tank at Kurikuri primary school during a massive tree planting exercise …

NETFUND JOINS ENVIRONMENTAL STAKEHOLDERS DURING TREE PLANTING CAMPAIGN AT LECHUGU MIXED SECONDARY SCHOOL IN LAIKIPIA COUNTY

NETFUND Board of Trustees members; Wachira Kibanya, Ntwiga Muriungi, CEO Samson Toniok and staff members joined stakeholders in a tree planting …

NETFUND PLEDGES TO DONATE BEEHIVES TO THOME CARITAS COMMUNITY IN LAIKIPIA COUNTY

The Cabinet secretary for Environment and Forestry Keriako Tobiko presided over an event which was the culmination of an assessment of funded …

NETFUND JOINS ENVIRONMENT STAKEHOLDERS IN A CLEANUP AT KOROGOCHO MARKET IN NAIROBI COUNTY.

A NETFUND team joined key stakeholders from the environment sector in a clean-up exercise at Korogocho market which was hosted by the Youth …

NETFUND PROGRESSIVELY SUPPORTS COMMUNITY BASED ORGANIZATION IN RAISING TREE SEEDLINGS IN KIRINYAGA.

National Environment Trust Fund partnered with Green Spaces to establish and support the raising of tree nurseries in an effort to promote …

NETFUND leads Stakeholders in Mobilizing 50,000 seedlings to mark the 1st-Anniversary of the reclamation of Maasai Mau Forest

NETFUND board of Trustees, CEO, staff members together with other SAGAS under the Ministry of Environment and Forestry and the County government …

NETFUND Pledges Support to raise 40 Million Tree Seedlings for Kisumu County by 2022

NETFUND has committed to work closely with Kisumu County in mobilizing, Planting and growing 40 million tree seedlings in a campaign named "Each …

NETFUND GREEEN INNOVATIONS AWARD JUDGING PROCESS AND FIELD VERIFICATION CONCLUDED

Following the launch of NETFUND GIA Phase IV and call for applications on 10th of February 2020, the first level of judging, selection, and field …

National Conference on Energy, Air Quality and Health Nexus

Register in advance for this meeting: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZcqdOqhrDkoHtBvaL3ID702xYUJKwT-hi2v National Environment Trust …

NETFUND DONATES OVER 18,000 TREE SEEDLINGS FOR THE KAPTAGAT INTEGRATED CONSERVATION PROGRAMME

NETFUND on June 26, 2020 led various stakeholders to mobilize over 18,000 tree seedlings for the 4TH Edition of Annual Kaptagat forest tree …

International Day for Biological Diversity 2020

On this day, NETFUND celebrates all Kenyans who have been inspired by nature to develop exemplary innovative, environmentally-responsible and …

RE: COVID-19: TO OUR PARTNERS AND STAKEHOLDERS

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 …

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, …

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 …

NETFUND PLANTS 10,000 TREE SEEDLINGS IN KAJIADO NORTH

NETFUND Ag. CEO Samson Toniok, Kajiado County officials, staff and the local community planted 10,000 tree seedlings in different institutions …

NETFUND TO SUPPORT GROWING OF SEEDLINGS BY COMMUNITY BASED GROUPS

The CS Environment and Forestry, Keriako Tobiko, on Saturday November 9, 2019 led a team of Ministry officials, stakeholders and residents to the …

NATIONAL TREE PLANTING CAMPAIGN LAUNCHED IN NGONG FOREST

National Environment Trust Fund joined the Ministry of Environment and Forestry on Tuesday October 16, 2019 at Mutuini in Dagoretti South …

Standing with River Mara on the 8th Mara Day Celebrations in Tanzania

By Gloria Makau The rich and fertile Mara river basin hosts some of the largest wildlife populations in Africa. This includes those in the …

NETFUND AWARDS EXEMPLARY LOCAL EXPORT BUSINESSES

By Mapesa Okumu NETFUND joined Export Promotion Council (EPC) and other partners to honor local enterprises that have significantly …

NETFUND PARTICIPATES IN THE THIRD KENYA TRADE WEEK EXPO 2019

By Gloria Makau The former Prime Minister of …

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 …

Six innovative entrepreneurs awarded at the fourth UNEA Conference in Nairobi, Kenya

National Environment Trust Fund (NETFUND) in collaboration with the Ministry of Environment and Forestry (MoEF), on Tuesday, 12th March 2019 …

First renewable energy awards held in Kwale County

National Environment Trust Fund (NETFUND) and its partners in the Renewable Energy Working Group held Kenya’s first renewable energy awards gala on…

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 …

NETFUND plants 12,000 trees to increase national forest cover

National Environment Trust Fund has in this short rains season planted 12,000 trees in collaboration with the Ministry of Environment and Forestry …

NETFUND attains excellent rating in the first performance contracting evaluation

NETFUND has received an excellent rating in the just-concluded performance contracting (PC) evaluation conducted by a team of experts. In November …

NETFUND Ag. CEO appreciates the government of Sweden for support of the Green Innovations Award

The Cabinet Secretary for Environment and Forestry, Keriako Tobiko, held a bilateral meeting with H.E. Ms. Isabella Lovin, Deputy Prime Minister …

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Innovation Commercialization Grant

Through this project NETFUND has been the grant administrators to 12 innovators so far who were competitively selected under the Kenya National …

Green Innovations Awards (GIA) Phase IV

Through this project NETFUND has been the grant administrators to 12 innovators so far who were competitively selected under the Kenya National …

EmPOWERING Youth & Women Entrepreneurship in Murang’a County

The project supports women and youth in rural areas to leverage on renewable energy to increase their income. The project is co-implemented with …

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