Government, University, and NGO Collaboration for Environmental Amelioration in Kenya

4:00 pm
Biddeford Campus (Ketchum Library St. Francis Room)
Mr. Ben Nyabua and Mr. Sospeter Onunga

Mr. Ben Nyabua and Mr. Sospeter Onunga are visiting UNE from April 12-15. On April 14 they will give a public lecture on the work of NYADEC (Nyando Development Community Center for Environmental Conservation), a Kenyan NGO that has been partnering with UNE and other government and university agencies to fight soil erosion and improve solid waste management in Kisumu County, Kenya. Their talk will describe both the successes and challenges encountered in their work and possible avenues for collaboration and funding opportunities with other organizations, institutions, and groups. Afternoon tea, coffee, and cookies will be served.


Richard Peterson
School of Marine and Environmental Programs