Kenya has made significant strides in advancing levels of education, health and social well-being, elevating it to the medium human development category, but a new generation of inequalities around tertiary education, effects of technology and the climate crisis is threatening to undermine further progress and make it harder for those already behind to catch up.
The Coronavirus pandemic is the defining global health crisis of our time. Since its emergence late last year.
Governments of Finland, Italy and Sweden have committed to supporting national efforts aimed at strengthening sub-national delivery of public services. This was been demonstrated following the signing of agreements to support a UNDP-led intervention “Consolidating Gains and Deepening Devolution in Kenya” – an initiative that supports the Government of Kenya’s agenda aimed at addressing poor county performance and weak governance that have resulted in increased incidences of poverty and low human development in selected parts of the country.
The African Union Commission (AUC) treaties represent the forefront of pan-African cooperation on building international frameworks sustainable development. However, the low rate of ratification of AUC Treaties is undermining efforts towards the building of sustainable and resilient African societies.
When water, pasture and security are urgent priorities, issues which adversely affect women are not always paid the attention they deserve.
Technical and Vocational Training (TVET) is one of the approaches Kenya is using to provide alternative opportunities for skills and knowledge transfer where youth can become more competitive.
Reduction of the rate of increase, and scale of changes, in greenhouse gases (GHG) — also known as mitigation — is an option both developing and developed countries are pursuing.

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47.6 million

Population

26.4%

Urban population

19

Median age

0.59

Human Dev. Index

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