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  • The successful hosting of a first ever, Africa FCPF Regional Exchange Workshop in Kenya was the result of efforts by a number of players. Grateful appreciation is due to the Pan African Climate Justice Alliance (PACJA) in collaboration with the Mainyoito Pastoralist Integrated Development Organization (MPIDO) who hosted and supported the workshop and the Forest Carbon Partnership Facility (FCPF) financial support. We especially acknowledge the Ministry of Environment and Forestry through the Kenya Forest Service for honoring the invitation to speak at the meeting. Attached is the workshop report . [ ....... ]
  • Reduced Emissions from Deforestation and forest Degradation and the role of conservation, sustainable forest management and enhancement of the carbon stocks in developing countries (REDD+) is a financial incentive-based climate change mitigation initiative designed to compensate national governments and subnational actors in return for demonstrable reduction in carbon emissions from deforestation and forest degradation (UNFCCC 2010). REDD+ can support countries in ensuring sustainable forest management, and provide incentives to address some of the main drivers of deforestation and forest degradation, such as slash-and-burn agriculture (shifting cultivation) and fuel wood consumption.   Attached is A case study review of  Cote D'ivoire, [ ....... ]
  • Photo credits  PRMIA The Pan African Justice Alliance (PACJA) and CARE International on behalf of the implementing partners of the "Civil Society Organisations readiness to the Green Climate Fund (GCF) - focus Africa" project coordinated by German watch and CARE International, are organizing an Online Webinar to be held on WEDNESDAY, 30TH APRIL 2019 FROM 12:00 -13:30 NAIROBI TIME. The Green Climate Fund (GCF) offers an opportunity for Africa transformation towards climate change resilient livelihoods. Currently, 50% of all GCF approvals to date have been to Africa. A total of 36 GCF projects have been approved. GCF funding in Africa [ ....... ]
  • photo credits ReserachGate   For the past three decades the world has become increasingly digitalised and thus providing climate change campaigners an added platform to share and shape public discourse on the issue. According to ‘We Are Social’, 3.26 billion people use social media on mobile devices. As of January 2019, figures indicate  a growth of 297 million new users, which represents a year-on-year increase of more than 10 per cent. An early and popular definition of social media states that it is an online structure where individuals use their own profiles to connect with other individuals by creating lists [ ....... ]
  •   The African center for technology studies (ACTS) in partnership with Pan African Climate Justice Alliance (PACJA) through its Kenyan platform The Kenya Platform for Climate Governance (KPCG), Makueni County government and the Council of Governors organized a two day workshop on mapping and scaling county climate action under the “strengthening non state climate action on global south project. “The project focuses on the Kenyan counties as the sub state actors for which this partnership is targeted as a means of scaling up climate action across the counties. The workshop aimed to map and catalyze the extent of climate action [ ....... ]
  • In order to lay groundwork for the Kenya CSOs and Climate finance working group Pan African Climate Justice Alliance collaborated with National treasury (National Designated Authority) trained CSOs on Climate change budgeting and coding skills. This will not improve their Capacity but also enhance their skills to track climate Finance Flows in Kenya. Moreover CSO were trained on Green Climate Finance processes and how to develop bankable proposals that can address key climate challenges most vulnerable communities especially in ASALs region. [ ....... ]
  • The Climate and Sustainable Development Network (CSDevNet), says the UN Reducing Emission from Deforestation and Degraded Forests (REDD+) National Capacity Building engagement meeting in Cross River will encourage experience sharing. The meeting is aimed at forming more strategic alliances in the REDD+ and climate change processes by engaging Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) and Forest Dependent Communities (FDCs). Mr Atayi Babs, the National Network Coordinator of CSDevNet, a coalition of civil society groups, said this in a statement signed by Mr James Odey, the South-South Coordinator of CSDevNet on Friday in Abuja. The REDD+ programme is the UN collaborative initiative on [ ....... ]
  • Environmental Capacities and Technical Services Institute (ECAS) in collaboration with the Institute for Climate Change and Adaptation (ICCA), Kenya Industrial Estate (KIE), Frederich Ebert Stiftung (FES) and the Pan-African Climate Justice Alliance (PACJA) has organized a third national dialogue themed Inclusive Green Growth: Investing for a Sustainable Big 4 Agenda. Building from the past and ongoing processes that seek to promote green growth, it can be deduced that Green Growth is not a state but a process of transformation and a constant dynamic progression The concept of equity and green growth was well captured and recommended as one of the [ ....... ]
  • Climate Change and Environmental reporting in Africa is important because the media will help to improve education, awareness-raising and human and institutional capacity on climate change mitigation, adaptation, impact reduction and early warning. Few African journalists have Science & Environmental reporting training and editors do not have the time and resources to nurture their reporters like they used to due to the changing media landscape that demands more from its journalists. It is in this context that Pan African Climate Justice Alliance (PACJA) is planning a fourth media training that will bring together experts from selected media houses to undergo Trainer [ ....... ]
  • Pan African Climate Justice Alliance (PACJA) in collaboration with National treasury (National Designated Authority) will train CSOs on Climate change budgeting and coding skills. This will not only improve their Capacity but also enhance their   skills to track climate Finance Flows in Kenya. Moreover CSO will be trained on GCF processes and how to develop bankable proposals on the same. The two day training will take place on the 4th and 5th this month. The training will also help interrogate Kenya’s capacity for increased climate finance, with a focus on three elements: the prevailing governance (legal, policy and institutional) framework; [ ....... ]

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