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In Kenya, UNDP aims to address poverty, inequality and exclusion in an integrated and area based approach supporting communities and government to achieve sustainable and inclusive economic growth. Our programmes are delivered in consultation and partnership with a broad range of stakeholders including; the Government of Kenya, civil society organizations, independent bodies, development partners and other UN agencies.
Last month, Spanish charity workers rescued 167 migrants arriving from Africa aboard a small boat. 2016 was the deadliest for migrants attempting to cross the Mediterranean, with at least 3800 deaths recorded. Most know the dangers they face on the route, yet still choose the possibility of death
In a video spot, the four Sauti Sol band members Bien-Aimé Baraza, Willis Chimano, Savara Mudigi and Polycarp Otieno explain that African governments signed up to achieve the 17 Goals by 2030, and what the band members themselves would like to see happen by 2030.
The 47 Counties clustered into 12 Zones have deployed Peace and Cohesion Coordinators and Analysts with the requisite capacities for coordination, monitoring, and provision of early warning support to the Counties
In a county classified as arid and semi-arid due to its cycles of drought, hunger and famine, smallholder farmers are now raking in major profits from agriculture as a result of their venture in alternative sources of livelihood. In addition, over 5000 households from Laikipia, now have access to food and parents can afford school fees for their children’s education.
Many of the school going children in northern Kenya rely on inadequate sources of light for studying after school hours. Kerosene lamps or reading over the fire expose children to health hazards such as respiratory diseases and eyesight challenges.The Solar Lantern Project hopes to address some of these challenges.
The Government of Kenya in partnership with the United Nations has entered into two key partnerships that have the potential of promoting peace and development in the country and the region
The second Maendeleo Policy Forum was held as part of the side events ahead of the National Elections Conference. The Forum brought together experts and practitioners to hold dialogue on democracy, governance and security in the context of the upcoming general elections on 8 August 2017
HDR 2016: Sub-Saharan Africa is losing around a third of human development outcomes - higher than any other developing region – to inequalities in health, education and economic opportunities.
The Lodwar Tannery was initiated by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Kenya, in partnership with the National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) with the objective of building community resilience to drought through alternative livelihoods.
In Vihiga County, western Kenya, gender mainstreaming is becoming a critical factor to attaining equitable human development. The female leadership at the county assembly is on a mission to ensure that policy and legislation at the county is influenced from a gender perspective and that women at grassroots level are economically empowered. As a result, about 100 women from the county’s five sub-counties have been trained on Financial Management and Entrepreneurship.