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July 2018
SEED, United Nations Environment Programme (UN Environment), United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN)
Based in Mwea County, one of the largest producers of rice in Kenya, Safi Organics is an eco-inclusive enterprise that aims to reverse declining agricultural yields, improve the income and food security of local farmers, and provide opportunities for local youth.
February 2018
International Centre for Trade and Sustainable Development (ICTSD)
This paper Value Chain Upgrading for Competitiveness and Sustainability: A Comparative Study of Tea Value Chains in Kenya, Sri Lanka and Nepal conducts a comparative analysis of the export tea value chains in Sri Lanka, Kenya, and Nepal with a focus on how policy influences chain upgrading and the implications this has for trade patterns, competitiveness and sustainable development.
July 2017
Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)
Integrating Agriculture in National Adaptation Plans (NAP–Ag) Programme - Kenya Case Study 2017 is one in a series that describes the steps taken to formulate and implement National Adaptation Plans (NAPs), with a particular emphasis on adaptation in agriculture (incl. forestry, livestock and fisheries).
May 2017
infoDev, World Bank Group
The Climate Technology Program Brief: The Kenya Climate Innovation Center - How it Operates and Lessons for Clean Technology Incubation shares the Kenya Climate Innovation Center’s operating model as it has evolved after four years of operations.
January 2017
United States Agency for International Development (USAID)

Countries pursuing low-emission development strategies (LEDS) aim to grow their economy while reducing greenhouse gas emissions, increasing resilience to climate change impacts, and achieving social development and environmental goals.

December 2016
International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED)

This policy briefing summarises priorities for devolved strategic planning for water, energy and climate change in arid environments, identified through local-level consultations in Isiolo County, Kenya.

December 2016
Economics of Land Degradation (ELD)

Food production in Kenya is suffering from low yields, partly due to land and soil degradation caused by poor land management practices. Sustainable land management practices can potentially improve yields, for example, for cereal production.

June 2016
Economics of Land Degradation (ELD)

Kenya’s soils are being degraded through suboptimal land management practices, causing declining yields and deterioration of land quality. Sustainable Land Management (SLM) practices can improve soil quality and enhance crop yields.

October 2015
International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED)

When five per cent of milk fails to meet standards, you have a problem with milk. When 50 percent does not meet standards, you have a problem with standards. In developing countries, perishable food is mostly sold in informal markets and often does not meet national food safety standards.

December 2014
Climate and Development Knowledge Network (CDKN)

This inside story, Nationally Appropriate Mitigation Action (NAMA) to accelerate geothermal power: Lessons from Kenya, looks at the Government of Kenya’s ambitions to significantly expand its power supply from geothermal sources to underpin low-carbon, climate resilient development, as encapsulat