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A green tree on top of some grass with Kenya Forest Service written below in green and brown.

Kenya Forest Service

Kenya Forest Service is a state corporation that was created through the Forest Act, 2005 (now repealed).

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Tranquil centre of newly refurbished Nyayo Gardens, Nakuru, Kenya. Photo: Lawrence Nzuve / SEI.

Using PGIS to understand health and well-being in urban Kenya

What does a healthy and liveable city look like? This case study shows how Participatory GIS has been used with residents of the city of Nakuru, Kenya to find out.

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Mountains ADAPT: Solutions from East Africa

The Mountains ADAPT: Solutions from East Africa booklet showcases adaptation solutions proven to be successful in response to specific issues caused or accelerated by climate change that negatively affect mountain communities’ livelihoods and ecosystems. The publication includes Burundi, Kenya, Rwanda, South Sudan, the United Republic of Tanzania and Uganda.

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EAC

East African Community

The East African Community (EAC) is a regional intergovernmental organisation of six (6) Partner States, comprising Burundi, Kenya, Rwanda, South Sudan, Tanzania and Uganda, with its headquarters i

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Kenya Biogas Program

The Kenya Biogas Program (KBP) is the lead entity implementing the Africa Biogas Partnership Program (in Kenya).

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Ministry of Interior and Coordination of Kenya

Kenya's Ministry of Interior and Coordination To create an enabling environment for Kenya’s growth and prosperity through provision of security and safety to people and property, maintain a credibl

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Kenya Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Fisheries

 

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Nature Kenya

Nature Kenya—the East Africa Natural History Society (EANHS)—is Africa’s oldest environmental Society.

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Save the Elephants

Save the Elephants is working for peaceful coexistence between humans and elephants and provides outreach around the world to help secure a better future for elephants.

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Cow dung as fuel in the Aberdare Range, Kenya

This solution, whose implementation began in 2009, consists of using cow manure to generate biogas through household biodigesters, supported by the Kenya Biogas Programme. Its objective is to help local farmers reduce their dependence on firewood and fossil fuels as energy sources, thus reducing both the economic expenses for families and the impact on local forests resulting from fuelwood harvesting. 

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Fish for the future - Cold fish farming on the slopes of Mt. Kenya

This project, implemented on the slopes of Mount Kenya, emerged from local community members with the aim of addressing the lack of viable livelihoods for youth resulting from a combination of environmental and other factors. It was initiated in 2004 by the self-help group Jitunze Environmental Group (JEG), originally consisting of about 20 youth.

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Etherisc Impact B.V.

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A young man carrying a sign that says "There is no Planet B"

ArcGIS StoryMap: Young people are shaping climate change and health action

This ArcGIS StoryMap shares the stories of youth leaders and the challenges they face in climate change and health action across Ethiopia, Kenya, Senegal, Vietnam, Indonesia and Bangladesh.

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Aga Khan Foundation

Established in 1967, the Aga Khan Foundation (AKF) brings together human, financial and technical resources to address the challenges faced by the poorest and most marginalised communities in the w

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People gathered around samples from the river in the Palmiet River Rehabilitation project in Durban, South Africa. Image credit: Durban Research Action Partnership​.

Climate justice for people and nature through urban EbA

Examples of urban EbA interventions, predominantly in the Global South, are explored in this paper and linked with seven proposed EbA social principles related to climate justice.

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Youth-led climate strike in Manila, Philippines

Youth engagement in climate and health action

This report explores how young people are engaged in climate and health action in six countries – Ethiopia, Kenya, Senegal, Bangladesh, Indonesia and Vietnam.

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  Climate risk insurance based on blockchain technology in Kenya

Climate Risk Insurance, Kenya

Read about how blockchain technology is providing a solution for crop insurance for smallholder farmers in Kenya.

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Ecosystem-based adaptation and integrated water resources management

This study explores how ecosystem-based adaptation and integrated water resources management can be merged to achieve greater climate resilience in watersheds.

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locust invasion in mwingi cred: greenpeace paul basweti

Kenya’s perfect storm of Covid-19, floods and locusts swarms: What does it mean for food security?

In 2020, the East African region faced the multiple threats of locust swarms, flooding and COVID-19 which affected the livelihoods and food security of millions of people. This video discusses what could have been done to reduce the impacts of these threats.

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Dusty plains during a severe drought in Kenya: Climate change has increased the frequency and magnitude of extreme weather events that have led to a loss of lives, diminished livelihoods, reduced crop and livestock production, and damaged infrastructure, among other adverse impacts.

Alignment to Advance Climate-Resilient Development: Kenya Case Study

This case study explores Uganda's efforts to align its national-level policy processes under global agendas, highlighting the context-specific nature of the alignment process.

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Kenya - April 07, 2018:Kenyan Waterman - Water Seller with Donkey and cart and He is going to water resource and He will fill the plastic barrels with the water.

Kenya’s Monitoring and Evaluation of Adaptation: Simplified, integrated, multilevel

This Country Brief presents Kenya’s experience with the design of its adaptation monitoring and evaluation (M&E) system.

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Envos Protectors is Youth Based Environmental Organization in Vihiga County, Kenya. The organization focuses on environmental conservation.

Envos Protectors

ENVOS PROTECTORS

 

Green Environment for Sustainability

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Inescapably intertwined: the reality of globalisation and borderless climate risks

Climate adaptation efforts are unlikely to succeed if done in geographic isolation. The Transnational Climate Impacts Index examines country exposure to climate change from an international view.

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National Environment Trust Fund

National Environment Trust Fund (NETFUND) is a State Corporation established by the Environmental Management and Coordination Act of 1999.

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