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Kenya and Environment

  • Capital: Nairobi
  • Population: 40046566
  • Size: 582650.0 Km2

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Empowering drylands women
Drylands Development Centre, UNDP 2014
The Integrated Drylands Development Programme (IDDP) is a global UNDP initiative to promote sustainable development in the drylands, and advance the implementation of the UN Convention to Combat Desertification. This topic brief highl...
Women as agents of change in water: reflections on experiences from the field
A. Bouman-Dentener / UN Women 2015
The Women for Water Partnership (WfWP) currently includes 26 women’s networks covering around 100 countries, predominantly in the developing world. This publication pays tribute to some of the work of women’s organisations...
Chlorine dispensers in Kenya: scaling for results
International Initiative for Impact Evaluation 2015
Two million children die of diarrheal disease each year and contaminated water is often to blame. Treating water with chlorine could substantially reduce this toll. The most common approach to chlorination in areas without piped water...
Shifting security challenges in the China–Africa relationship
R. Anthony; H. Esterhuyse; M. Burgess / South African Institute of International Affairs 2015
China’s involvement in African security has deepened in recent years. This policy insights paper discusses three aspects of the China–Africa security relationship to highlight some of the evolving challenges and the ways i...
Building Environmental Resilience: A snapshot of farmers adapting to climate change in Kenya
K. Thompson; I. Kruszewska; R. Tirado / Greenpeace International 2015
This report examines the practise used to build resilience to climate change by farmers in Kenya. In October 2014 interviews were conducted with farmers and members of the organisations that support them in West and Eastern Ken...
REDD Integrity: An evidence based approach to anti-corruption in REDD+
A. Williams; K. Dupuy; F. Downs / U4 Anti-Corruption Resource Centre 2015
Schemes for Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation (REDD+) have emerged as a means to address deforestation trends in developing countries and related emissions of forest carbon. Governance and corruption challen...
Norway’s municipal international cooperation - results achieved and lessons learnt
J. Holm-Hansen / Norwegian Institute for Urban and Regional Research 2015
Municipal International Cooperation (1997-2014) was a programme involving municipalities in Norway and the Global South. It was managed by the Norwegian Association of Local and Regional Authorities (KS) and financed by the Ministry o...
REDD: A Collection of Conflicts, Contradictions and Lies
World Rainforest Movement 2015
The complexity of REDD initiatives from another perspective. REDD: A Collection of Conflicts, Contradictions and Lies presents summaries of reports from 24 REDD projects or programmes with a common character...
Safe drinking water. Who is willing to pay the price?
International Initiative for Impact Evaluation 2012
Treating water can reduce the prevalence of diarrhoea by up to 70 percent. Although there are several inexpensive water treatment technologies available, statistics show that every 15 seconds a child dies due to waterborne diseases. O...
Illegal timber trade and REDD+ Interface in Eastern Africa: A Pilot
P. Vedeld; C. Cavanagh; L.T. Trædal / Noragric, Department of International Environment and Development Studies, Norwegian University of Life Sciences 2015
This report is a desk appraisal of the following programme proposal: “Illegal Timber Trade and REDD+ Interface in Eastern Africa: A pilot” (hereafter ‘ITT-REDD’). The programme’s objective is to enhance n...
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