Process Overview

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Climate adaptation is an urgent priority for the county decision makers and practitioners. Institutional capacities and regulatory framework to respond to avert climate change impacts are vital for economic, social and environmental management at the County levels.

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With the devolved government system, Counties are expected to consider certain factors in planning including environment, climatic conditions, economic disparities, marginalized groups and gender equity among others. Statistics show that development especially in the counties does not take cognizance of climate change issues into consideration.

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This situation can be blamed on the inadequate awareness of their implications on development, lack of enabling regulatory framework and the lack of skills to integrate them in planning. Devolved government system creates a need for enabling regulatory framework to support climate change actions and a comprehensive County Climate Change Action Plan.

What to Expect

With a focus on water resources, the project aimed at enhancing capacity for adaptation to, and mitigation of climate change in Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania and Burundi by Piloting technology transfer for secure access to safe drinking water in a changing climate while reducing greenhouse gas emissions.

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Clean Water for Students

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Water for the Planet

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Water for the slums dwellers

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SAVEh Water Efficiency Self-Assessment System

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Corporate Water Stewardship: Achieving a Sustainable Balance

We are determined to make clean water, reliable toilets and good hygiene normal for everyone, everywhere within a generation. Only by tackling these 3 essentials, in ways that last, can people change their lives for good. 

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Water for women and community

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Water for livelihoods

Developing County Climate Change Action Plans

Climate change is a key development challenge that has significant effects on sustainable development.  It poses a risk to sustainable development and achievement of the vision 2030 as it affects livelihoods, health and economic development among other sectors. Creating climate-resilient and lowcarbon development path has become a development imperative and its integration is a prerequisite for sustainable development.

The National Climate Change Response Strategy (NCCRS) reveals Kenya’s economy being susceptible to significant disruption from extreme climate events such as floods and droughts. Some of the clear indications of this situation include loss of infrastructure, reduced agricultural production, reduced food security, increased incidences of flooding and droughts, widespread disease epidemics, and increased risk of conflict over scarce land and water resources among others