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The Green Belt Movement : sharing the approach and the experience

Author: Wangari Maathai; Green Belt Movement (Society : Kenya)
Publisher: New York : Lantern Books, 2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : New expanded edView all editions and formats
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[This book] is the story of the Green Belt Movement in Wangari Maathai's own words. It reveals the struggles and the structure of this extraordinary effort to reforest a vast region and free a people. [This] is the inspiring story of people working at the grassroots level to improve their environment and their country. Their story offers ideas about a new and hopeful future for Africa and the rest of the world.-Back  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Wangari Maathai; Green Belt Movement (Society : Kenya)
ISBN: 159056040X 9781590560402
OCLC Number: 57252696
Description: xx, 136 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Contents: 2004 Nobel Peace Prize announcement --
Statement from Wangari Maathai --
Preface --
Foreword --
Introduction --
The history of the Green Belt Movement --
The overall goal, values, and projects --
The organization's structure --
Funding --
Achievements --
Constraints --
Lessons learned --
Why bother? --
How to establish and run a green belt tree-planting campaign : the ten-step procedure --
The replication of the Green Belt Movement --
The way forward --
Afterword : an interview with Wangari Maathai.
Responsibility: Wangari Maathai.

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[This book] is the story of the Green Belt Movement in Wangari Maathai's own words. It reveals the struggles and the structure of this extraordinary effort to reforest a vast region and free a people. [This] is the inspiring story of people working at the grassroots level to improve their environment and their country. Their story offers ideas about a new and hopeful future for Africa and the rest of the world.-Back cover.

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