Sustainable Land Management for sustainable livelihoods

Sustainable land management is a comprehensive approach to address land degradation through improved land stewardship, with benefits for both the environment and the people who depend on it.

Election Funds
The Government of Italy to support the IEBC in Readiness for the August 2017 General Elections

The Italian Government has pledged to contribute One Million Euros towards preparation of the 2017 general elections. Through UNDP’s Strengthening Electoral Processes in Kenya project, the Government of Italy has entered into an agreement with UNDP to support the strengthening of IEBC’s institutional capacity, legislative frameworks, citizen participation in elections, and electoral dispute resolution.

Nepal Learns from the Kenyan Devolution Story
Nepal Learns from the Kenyan Devolution Story

Leaders from The Government of Nepal have expressed confidence that they are better prepared to transition into a federal democratic republican state after high level interactions with Kenyan government officials that saw them learn about the devolution process in Kenya.

2017 Seed Awards
Call for Applications for the 2017 SAG-SEED Awards

Is your enterprise in a start-up phase, locally driven and eco-inclusive with an ambition to be in the vanguard of green and inclusive growth? SEED has opened the Call for Applications for the 2017 SWITCH Africa Green (SAG) – SEED Awards. For the 2017 SAG-SEED Awards, the call for applications is open to enterprises within the six focus countries, including Kenya, active in the following four sectors: Agriculture, Manufacturing, Tourism and Waste Management


The United Nations has contributed over Ksh. 37.7 Billion shillings towards Humanitarian and Development assistance to Kenya in the past three years (2014-2016). This has been managed under the United Nations Development Assistance Framework (UNDAF) in which Government takes the lead in the development programing while the UN supports the coordination of activities through the Delivering as One mechanism

Chatterjee Presents Credentials to Kenya Foreign Office

Sid officially presents credentials to Foreign Affairs and Trade CS, Amina Mohamed following recent appointment as the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Resident Representative and the United Nations (UN) Resident Coordinator for Kenya

Empowering Communities with Renewable Energy

The Ewang’an energy center was established in 2008 with assistance from UNIDO. Ewang’an later submitted a proposal to the Global Environment Facility(GEF) Small Grants Program (SGP), requesting for funds to up-scale the Center and increase energy supply to meet the growing demands.

#LeaveNoOneBehind: Kenya Government Gives Road Map to implementation of SDGs

the Government of Kenya launched the national implementation plan for the Sustainable Development Goals, and expressed commitment that ‘no one will be left behind’ in the economic and social prosperity of the country.

UNDP Support to Elections in Kenya

Following request by the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) for the UN to support Kenyan’s 2017 elections, the UN conducted an electoral needs assessment in 2014 which served as the guide for the type and nature of UN electoral support which normally rendered through a basket fund managed by UNDP. Subsequently, UNDP developed a 24m USD election support project titled Strengthening Electoral Processes in Kenya (SEPK) in 2014 for implementation from 2015 – 2018.

UN Supports Girls Teams in the County League Football to Fight HIV and AIDS

The UN has supported renewed efforts by the Kenya Government to prevent stigma associated with HIV and AIDS, and contributed USD 45,000 (Ksh. 4.5 Million) towards the Maisha County League football tournament. This is an initiative by the National Aids Control Council (NACC) and Football Kenya Federation (FKF) to use the sport as a platform to reach out to youth in all the 47 counties. The UN fund will support 10 female football teams.

Localizing and Mainstreaming SDGs at the County
Localizing and Mainstreaming Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) at the County Government Level in Kenya

22 June 2016, Kwale: The 47 County Governments have embarked on integrating the Sustainable Development Goals into their Development Plans. This follows a consultative forum with various County Planners, Officials from the Ministry of Devolution and Planning and the United Nations in establishing the key priority...

Empowering Women to Conserve Wildlife in Amboseli

The project seeks to empower women in imbirikani Group Ranch to Plan and implement their own sustainable income generating enterprises, develop their business skills and commercial viability and to link their products to the local and international market

Solar Dealers accreditation
Cellphone based solar dealers accreditation initiative

UNDP, through UN Joint program on Climate Change helped Kenya start the 1st national-wide mobile phone based platform for accredited solar dealers and technicians. Prospective buyers just need to dial *860# to get a list of accredited dealers. This has enabled gradual removal of sub-standard solar products and installations in the market thereby enhancing adoption and use of sustainable renewable energy

UNDP Supports the Legislative Agenda of County Governments
UNDP Supports the Legislative Agenda of County Governments

County Governments will now be able to develop their own legislation following the unveiling of over fifty County Model Laws; that will act as reference guides for adaptation and customization, to suit the specific realities and unique needs of each county in the exercise of its legislative powers.

UNDP Administrator Helen Clark, global leaders convene on partnerships needed to meet the Sustainable Development Goals

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Administrator and Chair of the UN Development Group Helen Clark will visit Nairobi, Kenya to participate in the Second High-Level Meeting (HLM2) of the Global Partnership for Effective Development Co-operation to take place 28 November–1 December 2016

Maendelo forum
Maendeleo Policy Forum Deepening Democracy- Election Management and Stability in Africa’s Divided Societies

Elections are increasingly the norm across the continent. The number of countries holding elections in Africa have grown exponentially over the last two decades.