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  • Governments and industries must double efforts to limit greenhouse gas emissions in order to halt rise in atmospheric temperatures that is posing serious threats to livelihoods and natural assets in Africa, experts said on Thursday. Full story [ Read More ] [ ....... ]
  • Greater focus on domestic resources as opposed to dwindling overseas support is key to sustain financing of climate resilience projects in Africa, campaigners said on Thursday evening during a pan-African climate forum taking place in Nairobi. [ Read More ] [ ....... ]
  • Africa has become an epicenter of violent conflicts and forced migration thanks to frequent eruption of natural calamities linked to climate change, experts said on Friday at a pan-African climate forum underway in Nairobi. Read More [ ....... ]
  • A three-day pan African conference kicked off in Nairobi on Wednesday to explore new ways to boost climate resilience in a continent suffering from the negative impacts of rising atmospheric temperatures.Keriako Tobiko, cabinet secretary for environment and natural resources who opened the 7th conference on climate change and development in Africa (CCDA-V11), called for increased financing, technology transfer and capacity development to shield rural communities from climatic shocks [ Read More ] [ ....... ]
  • A one day National Conference begins today (October 9, 2018) to take stock on the progress so far reached in the implementation of climate change policies , with specific focus on the devolved units of governance.The Conference, organised by the Council of Governors (CoG), the County Assemblies Forum (CAF), the Pan Africa Climate Justice Alliance (PACJA) , among other partners is held as a pre-event of the seventh edition of the Climate Change and Development in Africa Conference (CCDA-VII), which will be taking place in Nairobi on 10 – 12 October 2018 [ ....... ]
  • Kenya remains committed to meeting its obligation under the Paris Agreement, Hon. Keriako Tobiko, Cabinet Secretary, Ministry of Environment and Forestry has said.Speaking at the opening ceremony of the first National Conference on Climate Governance in Nairobi on Tuesday 9th October 2018, Hon Keriako who was represented by Hon. Mohammed Elmi, the Chief Administration Secretary at the ministry, however, cautioned that the delivery of this commitment is subject to international support in form of finance, investment, capacity building, and technology development and transfer. [ ....... ]
  • The county government of Marsabit  today launched  the County’s climate change adaptation action plan(MCCCAP) which will cushion key sectors against the impact of climate change.MCCCAP which is a key milestone towards efforts to address the county’s vulnerability to climate change was launched by Solomon Gubo,deputy governor Marsabit County. The plan which identifies sectoral adaptation needs and also details specific sectoral action plans, key implementing partners and indicative cost is complimentary and consistent with existing strategies of the national climate change response strategy (NCCRS) 2010 and the county integrated development plan (CIDP).Marsabit County is extremely susceptible to impacts of a changing [ ....... ]
  • On the 1st of October PACJA spearheaded a stakeholder’s consultative meeting with the county government to provide stakeholder input on this rangeland and livestock policies.Community Representatives from Wabera, Bulla Pesa,,Oldonyiro, Ngare Mara wards together with technical experts in livestock, rangeland management and climate change matters were involved in the consultative meeting.  LIVESTOCK POLICYIsiolo County is one of the most vulnerable counties to climate change in Kenya and one of the counties in the Arid and Semi-Arid Lands (ASALs) in the northern region. Climate change is a threat to the livelihood of residents in the county whose mainstay is pastoralism. The [ ....... ]
  • Through the voice for change partnership project (V4CP) PACJA held a consultative meeting to discuss how different stakeholders in the climate change field and the county government can work together on enhancing the resilience of the   pastoralist community in Marsabit County. The project which is in partnership with SNV seeks to ensure a stronger resilience of pastoral systems to the adverse impacts of climate change within the county. Climate change   has  had  and is  expected  to  continue  to  pose  severe impact  on the   different sectors in the county. Livestock, fisheries, Rangeland and agriculture are some of the sectors most affected. [ ....... ]
  • 3rd OCTOBER, 2018The Adaptation TWG held its first county visit to Kitui County for a consultative workshop and training county CSOs on policies such as the NAP, NCCAP (2018-2022) and the Kitui County Climate Change Fund. Mr Mutua of Farm Practice and also the convener of the Adaptation TWG hosted eleven members and the CSOs in Kitui County at Paradise Resort Conference. Some of the local groups who attended the workshop include; Farm Practice, Kagondi Environmental Ecosystem Management (KEEMA) CBO, Kaui Ward Adaptation Planning committee, Food and Agriculture organization (FAO), Ministries of Environment and Agriculture Kitui County, Vision Group, Financial [ ....... ]

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