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Support to sustainable development in Lake Turkana and its river basins: Results of modelling of future scenarios of Lake Turkana and its river basins - Technical report

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY Introduction As part of the tripartite project, including the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia, the Republic of Kenya and the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), on ‘Support to Sustainable Development in Lake Turkana and its River…

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Analysis
Source:
UNEP
Posted:
19 Jul 2021
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Kenya

Root vegetables: Kenyan schools embrace indigenous foods

Today, when students file into the lunchroom at Mundika High School in western Kenya, they are greeted by a spread of nutritious local vegetables with exotic-sounding names, like spider plant. But that wasn’t always the case.…

Format:
News and Press Release
Source:
UNEP
Posted:
18 Nov 2020

Kenya

Supporting Kenya to fight COVID-19

The United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), through its Office for Africa, has donated and delivered Personal Protection Equipment (PPE) to Kenyan health authorities to support COVID-19 response efforts. The brief ceremony at the Kenya Medical Supplies Agency…

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News and Press Release
Source:
UNEP
Posted:
22 May 2020

Kenya

Farmer-managed natural regeneration yields fruitful results in Kenya

“You should always ask people what they want, get their opinion and involve them. That’s the only way they can feel ownership and have a successful project,” says Ivan Kiptui, project officer for World Vision in…

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News and Press Release
Source:
UNEP
Posted:
30 Oct 2019

Kenya

Tackling declining food production, poverty in populous western Kenya

Many countries in sub-Saharan Africa have pockets of food insecurity. These can appear and develop for many reasons. And in some cases, simple nature-based solutions can make a significant difference to people’s lives. Vihiga County, western Kenya—one…

Format:
News and Press Release
Source:
UNEP
Posted:
16 Oct 2019

Kenya

Balancing climate, conflict and community in Kenya

Flowing in shades of green and brown to the horizon from the curves of Kenya’s largest river as it approaches the sea, the Tana Delta is a paradise for wildlife. Home to thousands of species of birds,…

Format:
News and Press Release
Source:
UNEP
Posted:
10 Sep 2019

Kenya

Empowering women means taking a stand for environmental rights

As the Samburu fight for control over natural resources, Samburu women are demanding to be heard The Samburu, a pastoralist indigenous tribe from the vast semi-arid and arid rangelands of Northern Kenya, face many of the same…

Format:
News and Press Release
Source:
UNEP
Posted:
01 Mar 2019

Kenya + 1 more

Promising climate options for Ethiopia, Kenya

A new report draws on the climate change mitigation experiences of a number of countries to highlight “win-win” options for Ethiopia and Kenya. The Nordic countries – Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway and Sweden – have valuable experience…

Format:
News and Press Release
Source:
UNEP
Posted:
09 Nov 2018

Kenya

Ecosystem-based approaches to adaptation: strengthening the evidence and informing policy - Research results from the Supporting Counties in Kenya to Mainstream Climate Change in Development and Access Climate Finance project, Kenya

Hannah Reid and Victor Orindi Introduction The global climate is changing rapidly, and as nations and the international and bilateral organisations and processes that support them plan how best to adapt to climate change, they need evidence on where to…

Format:
Analysis
Source:
IIED, WCMC, UNEP, IUCN
Posted:
16 Jul 2018
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Kenya + 4 more

Managing environmental stress in Kenya’s Kakuma refugee camp

In the hot and dusty county of Turkana in northwestern Kenya lies the sprawling Kakuma refugee camp. Informal settlements, constructed mainly using a variety of materials such as iron sheets, mud, or traditional thatching, dot the landscape…

Format:
News and Press Release
Source:
UNEP
Posted:
28 Feb 2018

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