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  • UN Country Team meets Kenya Parliamentarians on Sustainable Development Goals Oct 19, 2017

    In recognizing the role of parliamentarians as key development agents and influencers, the UN Country Team is collaborating with the Kenya Parliamentary Caucus on SDGs to enable them to promote and advocate on the development goals.

  • Fraud alert Oct 9, 2017

    It has been brought to the attention of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Kenya Country Office that a false vacancy announcement is circulating on various social media platforms, alleging that the Country Office is recruiting temporary election observers for the upcoming presidential elections.

  • The Federal Republic of Germany to support electoral institutional strengthening Oct 6, 2017

    The Federal Republic of Germany to support electoral institutional strengthening as kenya readies for the 26 october presidential election

  • Celebrating International Youth day in Kenya Oct 2, 2017

    Policy makers at national and county level have been advised to empower the youth with vocational skills for job creation. This will enable the youth to actively participate in economic development and secure their future and that of the country.

  • Linking Climate Change Adaptation to Better Planning Sep 28, 2017

    County governments prepare a ten-year spatial plan using a Geographic Information System (GIS) data base to adapt to climate change.

  • Climate Change: From Global Goals to County Realities Sep 28, 2017

    Global negotiations and international environmental governance agreements such as last year’s Paris Agreement are crucial to tackling climate change; however, local action is an immediate imperative that cannot wait. UNDP, together with national and county governments, is taking action to make a difference on the ground.

  • Strengthening Kenya’s resilience to disaster through devolution Sep 28, 2017

    UNDP is working with all levels of government and the public to develop planning and budgeting platforms to mitigate the human and financial costs of disasters.

  • Taking the SDGs from paper to planning to practice Sep 28, 2017

    In addition to training national level officials on the SDGs, UNDP has worked with the Senate to demonstrate how utilizing SDGs can help improve lives and attain Vision 2030’s goals.

  • Humanitarian partners appeal for $106 million to respond to the deteriorating drought situation in kenya Sep 7, 2017

    Humanitarian partners in Kenya today appealed for US$106 million to scale-up their response to the most urgent and lifesaving needs resulting from the egregious effects of the drought in northern Kenya.

  • Tea trees mitigate impact of drought and change fortunes Jul 25, 2017

    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.

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