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The Athi River starts in the iconic Ngong Hills that rise above Nairobi. It flows past the bustling metropolis and through Kenya’s largest national park, Tsavo East, until it finally reaches the Indian Ocean.
In South Africa, early movers are profiting from a strong export market in “green goods” – primarily pollution and wastewater management technologies.
This report concludes that Ethiopian forests generated economic benefits in the form of cash and in-kind income equivalent to 111.2 billion Ethiopian Birr (ETB) (USD16.7 billion) or 12.86% of Gross Domestic Product (GDP) in 2012-131, considerably larger than previously thought. Of this, 6.09% of GDP is attributed to forest industries. The contribution of forest ecosystems to other sectors, particularly agriculture, is valued at 6.77% of GDP. In addition, 2.4 billion ETB was attributed to non-market benefits based on Ethiopians’ willingness to pay to maintain forests.
This report analyses whether increased efficiency in forestry operations and forest product processing and utilization are interesting REDD+ policies and measures (PAMs) for the Government of Kenya (GoK) to pursue, with the potential to attract public and/or private investments to enable REDD+ implementation.
At a ceremony last week, the United Nations Office at Nairobi and Mobike, the world’s largest smart bike-sharing company, launched a bike-sharing scheme for the UN’s Nairobi compound.
Dingiri, The Gambia: When Bundauda Samasa was a boy, everyone knew to the day when the rains would start and stop sprinkling the fields in The Gambia’s Upper Ri
When Mandelena became a mother, she was only 16 years old. During the prolonged dry season in Gwor County, South Sudan over the last two years, Mandelena and her family have been able to eat only one meal per day.
“Elephants are vital to our ecosystem. Yet the population of elephants in steadily dwindling, by almost 8 percent every year.
The programme on capacity building related to Multilateral Environment Agreements in African, Caribbean, and Pacific countries (the ACP MEAs Programme) aims to reduce the adverse effects
With a focus on institutional and national capacity building as well as a synergistic implementation of the clusters, the programme on capacity building related to Multilateral Environment Agreements in African, Caribbean, and Pacific