Over 360 UN Volunteers recruited as the Blue Economy Champions were awarded certificates for their exemplary support to the recently concluded Sustainable Blue Economy Conference, co-hosted by the Governments of Kenya, Canada and Japan; and supported by several other sponsors including UNDP
The Deputy President of Kenya, Hon. William Ruto today met with the United Nations Country Team in Kenya to discuss implementation plans for the UN Development Assistant Framework (UNDAF 2018-2022) which was launched in June 2018.
10 Young innovators were awarded grant financing for their innovative solutions to youth challenges to help realize the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Areas of interest include sustainable livelihoods, youth engagement in governance, leadership and decision-making, as well as youth action in preventing violence and other harmful practices against young women and girls.
To mitigate climate change in the region, where residents have been depleting forest cover by cutting down trees for firewood, Huku SHG came up with a project to promote use of renewable energy through biogas. The GEF Small Grants Programme (SGP) awarded the group funds to set up 50 digesters. Now residents are turning animal manure to clean bio gas stoves and power