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REDD+ Process in Kenya: Towards addressing the negative impact of climate change

UNDP is implementing the REDD+ readiness process in Kenya with the aim of reducing greenhouse emissions caused by deforestation and forest degradation. The Government of Kenya is putting in place…  


Engendering the NDCs: UNDP, Ministry of Envrionment and Forestry convene stakeholders to put gender at the centre of climate action

Between 29-31 January, UNDP and the Ministry of Environment and Forestry Climate Change Directorate (CCD) convened key stakeholders working on the Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs) in Kenya…  


Powering the future: UNDP, KEREA organise inaugural Renewable Energy Day in Kenya

On 28 January 2020, the Kenya Meteorological Department (KMD) hosted the inaugural Renewable Energy Day event, a celebration of all things green-energy which featured an exhibition of home-grown…  


UNDP support to counties facilitates transfer of business and IT skills in Marsabit and Kwale

Counties that have partnered with UNDP in promoting entrepreneurship and supporting small businesses owned by women, youths and people living with disabilities include; Kwale county, alongside Taita…  


Close to 90% of funds for NGOs is externally sourced - UNDP supported report reveals

The Annual Report was developed through support from UNDP as part of the Amkeni Wakenya project, and funding from the Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands (EKN). During the occasion, the NGO…  


UNDP participates in first roundtable meeting on "Cities leading in leveraging the Fourth Industrial Revolution”

Discussions at the roundtable meeting centred on cities as drivers for sustainable and equitable development leveraging the Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR). 4IR refers to breakthroughs in…  



Kenya commences drafting of Voluntary National Review, with UNDP support

During the week beginning 13 January 2020, UNDP and the National Treasury and Planning, State Department for Planning co-convened government, UN, private sector and civil society to discuss and begin…  


Digital platforms and local journalism; perfect match for solutions mapping

The training in Wajir gave us a chance to test out the suite of tools in the Accelerator Lab toolbox. We did an issue mapping exercise to delve deeper and find out what were the key challenges that…  


Finland, Italy and Sweden commit to supporting UNDP-led Devolution Project

Governments of Finland, Italy and Sweden have committed to supporting national efforts aimed at strengthening sub-national delivery of public services.  

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