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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…  


COVID-19 Pandemic: a war Kenya must win together with other battles

As uncertainties rise among populations and response is characterized with heavy-handedness, peace and stability are threatened (Goal 16) and the potential for disruptions in the rule of law becomes…  


UNDP hands over equipment to bolster COVID-19 Medical Waste Management in Kenya

As part of our ongoing support to strengthen national waste management efforts, and in view of the COVID-19 pandemic, UNDP procured and handed over to the Government of Kenya, waste management…  


Statement by Walid Badawi at handover of equipment to bolster COVID-19 response

With the current situation where at least 13 counties have reported COVID-19 cases, it is important that the management of waste, especially medical waste is done in a manner that reduces exposure of…  


Leveraging opportunities forged in the COVID-19 crisis to deliver long-term change

Responding to the speed, dynamics and complexity of the negative developmental impact of COVID-19 fits the UNDP’s Accelerator Labs' foundational goals. By building a system map, we in Kenya have…  


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;…  


Know Your GOALS: accelerating progress in the decade of action

Going forward, the Accelerator Lab seeks to build a network of solutions mappers, engaging and participatory ways to create awareness of the Goals will form part and parcel of our training and…  

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