The new CPD for Kenya 2018 – 2022 focuses on three pillars: Governance, Peace and Security; Inclusive Growth and Structural Transformation; Environmental Sustainability, Climate Change and Resilience. The CO will focus on area-based and integrated programming; support to devolution through sub-national policy and technical engagement, and enhance conflict sensitive programming, with robust M&E and knowledge management.
STRENGTHENING ENVIRONMENTAL GOVERNANCE WITHIN THE EXTRACTIVES SECTOR KEY TO REAPING OPTIMAL BENEFITS
Kenya’s prospects for the extractive industry are promising, though since independence, the modest portfolio of minerals has made only a marginal contribution to the GDP. While the prospects of developing the extractives sector into a major earner for Kenya is promising, the envisaged impacts on the environmental as well as the observed weaknesses in workable laws, regulations and policies requires urgent attention.
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