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 The Director of KEMI Dr. Maurice Odondo Spearheading Education for Sustainable Development

Dr. Maurice Odondo - Director KEMIThe Director of KEMI, Dr. Maurice Odondo is so passionate about Education for Sustainable Development. Being an Alumni of MASHAV-Israel , He believes that ESD can transform the society if approached with the right attitude. He leads by example. His exemplary leadership has led to the initiation of establishing various ESD demonstration sites including an indigenous forest, herbal garden, botanical garden among others.  He has given the ESD committee his assurance and support in the ESD activities. He desires to bring the institution to an acceptable level of the meaning of it being a model ESD Centre.  He believes in green economy by ensuring she carries along a sidling of any unique tree or plant from wherever he visits during his official duties to be planted in the institution. These plants are expected to be used during ESD learning sessions. Dr. Odondo believes in attitude change and action; which is the strength of Education for Sustainable Development.

ESD should be known by everyone in the country. Given the mandate of KEMI the director is working towards establishing at least one ESD model training center in each of the 47 counties in Kenya.  The initiation of the first 11 ESD model training  Centres is ongoing in Nairobi, Mombasa, Uasin Gishu, Tana River, Embu, Kisumu, Nakuru, Nyeri, Kakamega,Garissa and Machakos.






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