Mazingira Challenge

Mazingira Challenge

The Kenya Forests Working Group (KFWG) in partnership with Inuka Foundation for Development (IFD) and World Student Community for Sustainable Development - Kenya (WSCSD-Kenya) organized the Mazingira Challenge 2015. Themed Harnessing Youth Innovation and Creativity, the main event was e held on Friday 6th November, 2015 at the Kenyatta International Convention Centre (KICC), Nairobi. It was then be followed by a tree planting exercise on Saturday 7th November, 2015 at Oloolua Forest, Kajiado County.

Mazingira Challenge was initiated in the year 2010 with an aim of cultivating a spirit of environmental ownership, stewardship, leadership and innovation in young people. The initiative brings together youth from public and private universities to compete on contemporary environmental issues while encouraging contribution of corporates towards environmental conservation.

Core objectives:

To promote a sense of creativity in solving environmental problems through innovation.

To create environmental awareness through quiz challenge, art and essays.

To promote environmental conservation through tree planting.

To create a platform to enhance synergies and networking among actors in the environmental sector.





KFWG Membership Form - Read/Download

Climate Change Act - 2016 - Read/Download

Forest Conservation and Management Act 2016- Read/Download

Kenya Green Economic Strategy & Implementation Plan- Read/Download

Proceedings of the 2nd National Participatory Forest Management Conference - 2014 - Read/Download

The Charcoal Rules and Regulations 2015 - Read/Download

Governance in Kenya Forest Sector - Read / Download

Devolved Forestry Functions Framework - 2015 - Read / Download

Forest (Conservation and Management) Bill,- 2015 - Read / Download

Forests (Conservation and Management) Policy - 2015 - Read / Download

Manual on Forming and Registering Community Forest Associations (CFAs - Read / Download)

Participatory Forest Management Guidelines - Read / Download

Manual on Preparation of a Participatory Forest Management Plan (PFMP) - Read / Download


Our Activities

Capacity Building and Training
Capacity Building and Training
One of the most fundamental ideas associated with capacity building is the idea
Forests Conservation and Management
Forests Conservation and Management
Forests influence climate, landform and soil composition and they exist in a wide variety.
Partnerships and Networking
Partnerships and Networking
Having allies on your side such as national and county government, civil society

Contact Us Today

Kenya Forests Working Group,


East African Wild Life Society,
Riara Road, Off Ngong Road,
P.O. Box, 20110, 00200,



0203874145 or 0203871437 or 0203871335 or 0203870837
+254 20 3874145 or +254 20 3871437 or +254 20 3871335 or +254 20 3870837


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