UNDP Kenya in collaboration with the Government of Kenya has rolled out its programmatic blueprint for the next 5 years, with a promise to work closer with the people of Kenya to effectively respond to localized developmental challenges through integrated area-based programming that will ensure reach to the marginalised communities, especially those in the Arid and Semi-Arid areas and frontier counties in the spirit of the SDGs’ Leaving No One Behind.
UNDP will leverage on innovative approaches, working through 3 pillars of: Governance, Peace and Security; Inclusive Growth and Structural Transformation; and Environmental Sustainability, Climate Change and Resilience
Report highlighting the UNDP Kenya support to the people of Kenya in 2017
Kenya’s prospects for the extractives industry are promising, as active exploration continues, there is need to ensure that the newly found source of livelihoods benefits all.
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.
UNDP remains one of the most transparent development organizations in the world, according to a new index rating similar organizations across the world.
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