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On January 30, Conservation International (CI)-Africa Field Division officially handed over an assortment of IT and office equipment worth almost KSh 1 million (USD 10,000) to the Climate Change Directorate (CCD) of Kenya's Ministry of Environment and Forestry as part of a project to support the country's climate change monitoring and reporting capacity.

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Request for Proposals

  • December 6, 2018
  • Posted by: ajamah

   REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS (RFPs) 

RFP KN003-2018 CI AfFD Nov 2018 

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Vital Signs participated in the recently-concluded Sustainable Blue Economy Conference in Nairobi, Kenya (November 26-28) with a call for enhanced use of data and information to guide policies and decision making in the blue economy sector in Africa and beyond.

The conference was co-hosted by the governments of Kenya, Canada and Japan and attended by thousands of delegates from across the world.

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October 18, 2018 As the 73rd session of the UN General Assembly (UNGA 73) took place in New York, a group of experts convened in Nairobi from September 24th to 26th 2018 for a consultation meeting on Sustainable Inland and Marine Aquaculture in Africa.

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By Mike Olendo

November 30, 2018 – Conservation International’s Capacity-building Initiative for Transparency (CBIT) Kenya participated in a Regional Climate Change Policy Dialogue convened by the Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA) in the Kingdom of Eswatini from 12 - 16 November 2018.

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By Everline Ndenga & Tom Kemboi

November 21, 2018—The Integrated Approach Program (IAP) on food security (GEF-IAP-FS project) is a project funded by the Global Environmental Facility (GEF) to enhance food security in smallholder systems in sub Saharan Africa by advancing a holistic approach towards agricultural productivity.  

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Vital Signs Meets Key Partners in Ethiopia

  • November 28, 2018
  • Posted by: ajamah

By Tom Kemboi & Everline Ndenga

November 21, 2018—Acknowledging the importance of partnerships, Conservation International’s Vital Signs Program staff Tom Kemboi and Everline Ndenga met with officials of David & Lucile Packard Foundation, one of our valuable donors, and the World Vision Ethiopia, a key partner in implementation of projects, to discuss results of a recent Needs Assessment study as well as potential projects and funding opportunities.

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By Victor Esendi

The Paris Agreement on climate change is based on an enhanced transparency framework for tracking and reporting the progress of existing and future country commitments to addressing the phenomenon, with built-in flexibility included for  non-Annex 1  countries that are deemed most vulnerable to climate change impacts.

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On November 6, 2018, the Vital Signs program of Conservation International in partnership with the Africa Innovations Institute (AFRII) and the government of Uganda convened stakeholders to discuss the preliminary results of an analysis of some of Uganda’s key natural areas and their role in realizing the country’s sustainable development and climate action targets.

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