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Kenya’s Drought – A Humanitarian Crisis

The easterly region of  Africa is witnessing devastation as this part of the continent grapples with the grips of a recurrent severe drought.  Attributed mainly to global climate changes, the current drought stretches across the coastal north, northeastern and southern lowlands. Climate forecasts indicate the situation will persist for the next six months.    Kenya’s (More...)

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2017 – Scaling up campaigns across Africa

It is a new year, new promises and renewed hope for climate change warriors, as we gather much-needed strength and resilience to soldier on and up the ante on our climate change campaigns across the African region. 2016 taught us a lot.  The hottest recorded year in history, means impacted communities around the globe are (More...)

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Saving Lamu – The battle lines have been drawn

The climate world has recovered from the “COP of Action” that took place a month ago. Though the COP22 negotiations came under a dark cloud of uncertainty, due to outcomes of the US presidential elections, African Statesmen and country representatives continued with rigors conversations, debates, side events, releasing reports, forging new commitments to combating climate (More...)

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The Kenyan trees that offset climate change, empower smallholder farmers, and boost local economy

The seemingly obvious reason for planting a fruit tree would be to grow fruit. But in Murang’a County in Kenya, smallholder farmers have discovered several other benefits to investing in their environment: provide jobs diversify income boost local economy boost diversity minimise impacts of climate change like landslides help combat climate change Samuel Ndung’u, spent (More...)

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Over a million Kenyan people are facing famine

According to the Kenyan government, at least 1.6 million Kenyans are facing famine that has been linked to failed rainfall in Mandera, Garissa, Isiolo, Wajir, parts of Tana River County, and other areas. Crop failure has been reported in some of the areas that were otherwise productive if there was to be reliable rainfall. It’s (More...)

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