World Environment Day 2022 – Only One Earth

World Environment Day 2022 takes place on June 5th. The aim of World Environment Day is to provide a platform for unified action on a global scale in order to protect, restore and honour our precious planet.  The 2022 theme of World Environment Day is ‘Only One...

How hybrid water law can transform water access in southern Africa

Blog This year’s World Environment Day, the UN and its partner organizations will rally around the theme of #generationrestoration to celebrate and engage individuals and organizations with projects that work to care for our environment. In her roles as Country...

A beginner’s guide to ecosystem restoration

It’s a phrase that’s been on the lips of scientists, officials and environmental activists a lot in the last few months: ecosystem restoration. This year, 5 June, World Environment Day, marks the official launch of the UN Decade on Ecosystem Restoration, a...

It’s Time to Hit the Sustainability Reset Button

The Covid-19 pandemic has reinforced the urgency for collaborations in tackling global challenges. The Green Institute recently held a virtual summit on sustainability to mark the World Environment Day. The meeting gathered over 25 renowned sustainability specialists...

Covid-19 and Ethiopia’s Green Legacy

It is estimated that Africa is losing more than four million hectares (9.9 million acres) of forest every year, which is twice the global average deforestation rate. In 2019, Ethiopia’s Prime Minister, Dr. Abiy Ahmed, launched the ambitious #GreenLegacy...