UNDP remains committed to working with communities, the Government of Kenya and development partners in leapfrogging human development and economic growth, with the aim of leaving no one behind; and reaching the furthest left behind first.
UNDP remains one of the most transparent development organizations in the world, according to a new index rating similar organizations across the world.
The United Nations Development Programme’s (UNDP) Representation Office in Tokyo launched AFRI-CONVERSE, a dialogue series on African development and networking.
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.
This a grant making mechanism Under the Amkeni Wakenya which aims at enabling Civil Society Organizations to respond rapidly to unexpected emerging issues, needs, opportunities, threats or other situations within the governance sector.
Online and offline, terror groups are deliberately seeking to attract women, especially those who harbour feelings of social and/or cultural exclusion and marginalisation. The Government of Kenya has focused on the often-overlooked promise of girls’ education. The young girl of today has higher ambition and a more competitive spirit. She no longer wants to go to school and only proceed to either the submissive housekeeper role, or token employment opportunities like her mother very likely did.
Early 2018, we embarked on an ambitious photography project to document the breadth of development across Kenya. As we traveled along, we met phenomenal Kenyan women; and here are some of their voices.

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