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Emily Nawire

Emily Nawire


Kakamega County, Kenya

Affiliations & Roles

Treasurer, Bunyala Community Forest Association

Emily is a community environmental advocate. She is the treasurer of Bunyala Community Forest Association (BCFA), a group that works towards conserving the Kakamega forest. She has spearheaded the establishment of tree nurseries at both the household and community level. She trains grassroots women on climate friendly smart farming and tree planting. Her group members practice bee-keeping and agroforestry mostly on individual farms. Their group’s mission is to protect the Kakamega Bunyala Forest from deforestation.

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