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Statement by Walid Badawi at Council of Governors High-Level Conference on COVID-19

In Kenya, working within the wider UN family, under the leadership of the UN Resident Coordinator, UNDP is accompanying the Government and the people of Kenya in efforts towards eradicating poverty,…  


Building a resilient and sustainable Blue Economy in Kenya through small grants

Stretching around 600km along the western Indian Ocean, from Lamu County on the Somali border to Kwale County neighboring Tanzania, the white sand beaches, mangrove forests and Swahili cultural…  


COVID-19| Stories from UNDP deployed responders

During each month of their service with UNDP, we are reaching out to these 'rapid responders' to collect their perspectives, experiences and stories of life on the frontlines of Kenya's fight against…  


UNDP Kenya Newsletter Jan - Jun 2020

Highlights of activities undertaken between January and June 2020 in UNDP Kenya  


Remarks by Walid Badawi at Embassy of Sweden to launch new UNDP peacebuilding project

Today, we are gathered here to sign the financing agreement that will enable the Government of Sweden, through Sida, to contribute 45 million Swedish Krona (close to USD$5million) to the…  


Statement by Walid Badawi at the launch of Elgeyo Marakwet County Sustainable Forest Management Policy

UNDP supports countries in REDD+ readiness to develop national REDD+ strategies and investment plans; which provide the overall vision, policies, measures and actions to address deforestation and…  


UNDP deploys 50 healthcare professionals to bolster COVID-19 response in 14 counties

A total of 50 health personnel are being deployed by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) to 14 counties across Kenya to bolster county-level healthcare systems, an intervention which is…  


UNDP and partners agree to refocus PLEAD to bolster justice sector COVID-19 response

An agreement has been struck between partners to refocus PLEAD - the Programme for Legal Empowerment and Aid Delivery in Kenya - and programming is now underway to account for the complex and…  


Making the case for digital inclusion for all in Kenya during and post the COVID-19 pandemic

At the heart of this moment is digital technology: with restrictions on movement to combat the spread of the virus across much of the world at this time, digital solutions such as telecommuting,…  


UNDP’s REDD+ supports counties in forest conservation and management in Kenya

With the support of the National REDD+ Process led by the Ministry of Environment and Forestry with financing from Forest Carbon Partnership Facility (FCPF) through UNDP, the County Government of…  

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