Thursday, October 18, 2018
 The overall winner,Mr Patrick Gatare from Kirinyaga County receives his prize from the PS, Envrironment, Mr. Charles Sunkuli.

The overall winner,Mr Patrick Gatare from Kirinyaga County receives his prize from the PS, Envrironment, Mr. Charles Sunkuli.

Kenyans should embrace and instill amongst themselves, a culture of self-regulation in environmental management and envision a future where, all citizens take personal and community responsibility for the management of the environment, Cabinet Secretary in the Ministry of Environment and Natural Resources, Prof. Judi Wakhungu has said.

In a speech read on her behalf by the Principal Secretary in the State Department of Environment, Mr. Charles Sunkuli, during  the National Environment Trust Fund (NETFUND) third phase of Green Innovation Award gala dinner at the KICC, Nairobi, Prof. Wakhungu noted that, the  Green Innovation Award   begins with a comprehensive and inclusive awareness program that reaches all levels of the society ,with particular focus on bottom of the pyramid and its categories include; Primary Schools, Secondary Schools, Individuals, Community Based Organizations, Small Medium Sized Enterprises and Women Groups.

Invited guests following presentations during the   award ceremony

Invited guests following presentations during the award ceremony

Noting that the Award identifies, recognizes, rewards and nurtures innovative projects and ideas in environmental management, Prof. Wakhungu called for a continuous focus on Sustainable Livelihoods and Greening the Economy by stimulating solutions for and by the bottom of the pyramid, in order to tackle environmental degradation, climate change and poverty, while enhancing inclusive economic growth.

Principal Secretary in the Ministry of Transport   and Maritime Authority, Nancy Karingithu presenting a check to one of the   winners

Principal Secretary in the Ministry of Transport and Maritime Authority, Nancy Karingithu presenting a check to one of the winners

The Principal Secretary in the Ministry of Transport and Maritime Authority Nancy Karingithu, the  Administration Secretary  in the Ministry  Mr Kiprono and the Chief Executive Officer of NETFUND, Catherine Ndegwa attended, among other senior Ministry officials.

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