Global EverGreening Alliance
Irene Ojuok in an Environmentalist with over 10 years’ experience working with rural communities in Kenya. She holds a bachelor’s in environmental studies, master’s in project planning and Management and recently has commenced her Doctoral research in Land Degradation and Farmer Managed Natural Regeneration (FMNR) in Kenya at the Right Livelihood College (RLC) Campus Bonn, University of Bonn at the Center for Development Research ZEF. Irene has vast experience in, project design & implementation, capacity building, advocacy & policy influence, private sector partnerships and engagements, gender mainstreaming and documentation mainly in sustainable land management practices, climate change and community driven development models. She is passionate in transforming lives and landscapes through sustainable land restoration and livelihoods strengthening efforts notably FMNR which have seen her honored as Global Evergreening Ambassador, Tree Ambassador by Total Eco Challenge Kenya in 2016 and Global FMNR champion through FMNR Hub. She believes in Mahatma Ghandi quote “I am the source of change I want to become”.