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City Park’s Nurseries

An old notice at one of the City Park Nurseries

Importance of Nairobi’s Urban Green Research shows that level of particulate matter (PM) in Nairobi’s atmosphere is 70% higher than World Health Organization (WHO) recomended levels. Urban greening assist in improving cities microclimates and the aesthetics value. Uran green absorbs toxins, consuming carbon dioxide and generating oxygen. Where to buy a plant, in Nairobi? Most […]

Friends of City Park the Ultimate Placemakers!

View of Markhamia trees, and lawns at City Park by cngarachu

On 30th November 2016, colorful paintings appeared on Muindi Mbingu Street. This was the start of placemaking week in Nairobi; a week that celebrated and highlighted the need to appreciate the different desires of people who use public spaces. Children Skating on Muindi Mbingu Street [Photo: UnHabitat 2016 Placemaking Report] What is Placemaking? Placemaking is […]

Developing a Comprehensive Plan for Restoration of City Park

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Following the handover of City Park to Kenya Forest Service from the Nairobi City County Government, a task-force comprising of representatives from KFS, NEMA, NMK, KEFRI, NMS, NCCG and Friends of City Park was constituted to develop a restoration plan for the Park. Ms Charity Munyasya, KFS’ Deputy Chief Conservator of Forests, chairs the Committee. […]