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Remarks by RR Walid Badawi at the Launch of the 9th Kenya National Human Development Report (KNHDR) Process

The 3 critical measures of human development - income, education and health –have all been reversed and we have seen Human Development progress decline  


Mining: a leading cause of land and ecosystem degradation in Kenya

Artisanal and Small-Scale Mining is an essential source of livelihood for many communities in the county of Migori yet many miners lack the skills, knowledge, and incentives to rehabilitate degraded…  


Resident Representative Speech at the 9th Monitoring & Evaluation Meeting

The imperative of monitoring and evaluation as a driver of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) cannot be gainsaid. M&E provides critical data, analysis and information on impacts of investments…  


Youth Sounding Board


2020, what an unprecedented and disruptive year that was!

2020 was unpredictable and a challenging year for humanity. Like many people across the world, for us at the UNDP Accelerator Lab in Kenya, 2020 was a year where we had to unlearn and relearn how to…  


Resident Representative remarks at Great COVID-19 Innovation Challenge- Acceleration Programme

While we find ourselves in this unprecedented crisis, we are navigating these complex, unpredictable and challenging times, with a glimmer of hope, as one cannot help but marvel at the opportunities…  


Harnessing the power of innovation for disability inclusion

COVID-19 has brought devastation, loss of lives, and instability across the world. However, the impact of COVID-19 has not been homogenous. The pandemic has affected persons with disability…  


Securing a greener future for Kenya calls for a collective responsibility

Forest and land conservation play a crucial role in curbing the negative impact of climate change. According to a recent survey by UNDP in 50 Countries, forest and land conservation with a 54% vote…  


The Government of Russia contributes US $ One million, towards UNDP’s support to Kenya’s COVID-19 response and recovery.

The support will specifically target counties in the Lake Victoria Region, focusing on Kisumu County, where the Russian Federation has had historical ties through the support earlier provided to the…  


Why financial access campaigns fail to promote sustainable livelihoods: A case study of the youth financial inclusion in Kenya

Access to financial and social assets is a key factor in the quest to empower youth to make their own economic decisions and escape poverty. Providing young people with financial services - whether…  

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