Climate Change Capacity Building

There is inadequate capacity in Kenya to develop National Appropriate Mitigation Actions (NAMAs) and to develop and implement a sustainable GHG national inventory system. With regard to NAMAs, the challenges include lack of/or inadequate capacity to identify concrete mitigation opportunities; scenario modeling, i.e. determining future GHG emission trends under the baseline scenario (without implementation of proposed mitigation activities) and under the mitigation scenario; in evaluating external financing and support needs; as well as in implementing, monitoring, reporting and verifying the results. The main impediments to developing a sustainable GHG inventory system are lack of cooperation between some government agencies on data sharing; institutional memory loss with dissipation of national inventory experts; lack of documentation, archiving and reporting; and lack of quality assurance and quality control and improvement strategies.

This Low Emission Capacity Building (LECB) Project will build capacities to develop a GHG national inventory system and nationally appropriate mitigation actions (NAMAs), design monitoring, reporting and verification (MRV) systems, and support the National Climate Change Technology Action Plan (NCCTAP).



Project start date:

January 2011

Estimated end date:

March 2018

Focus area:

  • risk reduction
  • Project office:

    UNDP in Kenya

    Implementing partner:

    Ministry of Environment and

    Funding Support by

    Donor name

  • European Economic Community
  • Undp As Administrative Agent For A Joint Programme Pass Through Arrangement
  • Australian Agency For International Development (ausaid)
  • Amount contributed


    Delivery in previous fiscal year

    2017 $22

    2016 $60,513

    2015 $263,427

    2014 $283,277

    2013 $223,419

    2012 $8,278

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