• Kenya raises the flag for Goal 9 of the SDGs

      UNDP partnered with the Nairobi County Government, civil society organizations and the private sector to raise a flag in support of the Sustainable Development Goal 9, at the historic Uhuru Park. The event is part of a global campaign to raise 17 flags, representing the 17 global goals, in an effort to raise awareness and popularize the SDGs which will be endorsed by world leaders during the UN General Assembly in New York from 25th to 27th September 2015.

    • Using Technology to address Development issues

      On 27th September 2015, UNDP Kenya joined over 190 countries across the world to hosted The Social Good Summit to discuss how technology and new media can be effectively used to implement the Sustainable development Goals (SDGs)

    • Embracing irrigation to Boost food security in Turkana

      Previous interventions in Turkana County have often taken a reactive and short term approach aimed at saving lives, but this in most cases leaves communities vulnerable to subsequent disasters. UNDP is working with communities affected by drought not only to support recovery but also build resilience.

    • UNDP Hands Over Farmers Training Center to Murang’a County

      UNDP has handed over a farmer training center to Murang’a Country Government. The facility aims at improving livelihoods of rural farmers by addressing challenges encountered in small scale agricultural production. The country government will now utilize the facility for the benefit of local small scale farmers.

    • UNDP helps Ease Water Hardship for Women in Taita and Kwale

      Through a partnership between UNDP and British Charity RoTB (Roll out the Barrel) Trust,water barrels have been supplied to women that allow them to fetch water with ease. this initiative seeks to directly impact women and children who are forced to carry heavy water jerry cans

    • Mitigating Impact of Climate Change in Kenya’s Arid Lands

      The KACCAL project targeted Mumoni and Kyuso District in the Arid county of Kitui, to address the problem of aridity which has traditionally affected poor rural communities, who are vulnerable to recurrent drought and to the long-term impacts of climate variability and change. The project also sought to work with the community to enhance their capacity to adopt to recurring drought and floods that often affects the area.

    • UNDP Kenya Going for Gold on Gender

      UNDP Kenya has embarked on a Gender Certification process that recognizes good performance of Country Offices in delivering gender equality results. UNDP Kenya has therefore designed its programs to mainstream gender issues in addressing the interlinking components of poverty, inequality and exclusion towards achieving sustainable growth.

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