Wangari Maathai Institute for Peace and Environmental Studies

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Limited natural resources are more often than not, the source of most conflicts. The Wangari Maathai Institute for Peace and Environmental Studies (WMI) was set up as a permanent demonstration of the works and ideals of Nobel Laureate Prof. Wangari Muta Maathai; sustainable management of the natural environment and resources.  
When the relationships between natural resource scarcity and conflict, and natural resources and prosperity are well-articulated, the community will be able to understand their responsibility and realize that natural resource conservation is indeed self-conservation. The Institute aims at cultivating positive ethics, values and practices towards the environment by training stewards who will foster peace, promote holistic sustainable development, and link theory with practice.

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