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Voices of Mukuru: real faces of the world of work

The economic crisis brought on by COVID-19 is nowhere more visible than in the informal sector. Quarantines, social distancing measures, restrictions on of movement and closures of businesses…  


GEF Small Grants Programme

Through the project, SGP will provide grants to community organizations in rural areas of the Kenya Lakes System in the Great Rift Valley, the marine ecosystem of Southern Kenya, and the sacred…  


Self-sustainability through small grants: the future of Nyumbani Village

Nyumbani Village is a truly unique and inspiring place. Set up in 2006 as part of a network of facilities to house children whose family situation has been affected by HIV/AIDS, Nyumbani provides…  


Harnessing and protecting genetic heritage to build resilient communities

Kakamega is a farming county. Deep in the Luhyaland of Kenya’s West, the year-round hot, wet climate suits agriculture in a way that much of Kenya’s semi-arid Northern or Coastal regions does not;…  


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…  


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…  



A gendered and inclusive blue economy is fundamental in ensuring that no one is left behind

The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development envisions a present and future that is all-encompassing; socially, economically and environmentally resilient. For the global community to deliver this…  


A pragmatic shift needed, to deliver the potential of blue economy

Its estimated that 70% of the Earth’s surface is covered by water. Unfortunately, our water resources are under serious threats attributable to uncontrolled human activities that are severely…  


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