The Boni people who live in Lamu are counting losses following the collapse of bee keeping which is their main economic activity.

Nairobi — The onset of a severe drought in 2016 has hit arid and semi-arid regions in Kenya, affecting over 2.7 million people.

Farmers in Samia are counting losses after their crops were submerged when Munana Dam which is under construction overflowed.

A new interactive online tool that helps countries to access and compare their priorities and ambitions related to climate action plans has been developed.

The United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) released its assessment of national policies and the vulnerability of industries to climate change in selected sub-sectors in Egypt, Kenya, Senegal and South Africa.

Road safety is a major international health issue – every year an estimated 1.25 million people are killed on the world’s roads and up to 50 million people incur non-fatal injuries.

With the rapid ratification of the Paris Agreement, international climate funds will be important in scaling up developing countries climate action.

We summarize reasons for mandating independent monitoring of greenhouse gas emission reduction projects. In support of our policy recommendations, we describe a case study of a program designed to earn carbon credits by distributing almost one million drinking water filters in rural Kenya to avert the use of fuel for boiling water. We compare results from an assessment conducted by our research team in the program area among households with pregnant women or caregivers in rural villages with low piped water access with the reported program monitoring data and discuss the implications.

A ten-day aerial elephant census was concluded over the weekend in the Tsavo Conservation Area.

The Kenya Wildlife Service (KWS) will rely on data generated from the ongoing census on elephants and other large mammals to strengthen their protection amid multiple threats, officials told Xinhua

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