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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…  


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…  


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;…  


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…  


[CLOSED] Combating Poaching and Illegal Wildlife Trafficking

The objective of the Project is to support the Government of Kenya to effectively address combating poaching and illegal wildlife trade (IWT) through a new IWT strategy, improvements of law…  


Empowering Women to Conserve Wildlife in Amboseli

Women of Amboseli were treated to a rare occasion when the First Lady Margaret Kenyatta joined them to launch an innovative wildlife conservation project. The project supported by UNDP and implemented…  


Enhancing Wildlife Conservation in the Productive Southern Rangelands of Kenya through a Landscape Approach

The long-term solution proposed by this project is to conserve the Amboseli landscape’s threatened species and habitats, and especially the charismatic elephants and expansive swamps, and…  

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