UNDP Gives Kenya $16.4m For Solar Projects
The United Nations Development Program (UNDP) has given Kenya more than Sh1.5 billion ($16.4 m) to be used in the fight against effects of climate change. The announcement was made by Environment Principal Secretary, Richard Lesiyampe.
UNDP has already dispatched Sh690 million ($7.5 m), and an additional Sh900 million ($9.8 m) is in the pipeline. Lesiyampe noted that Kenya has already begun experiencing the devastating effects of climate change, adding that the funds have come just in time for appropriate measures to be put in place to combat climate change.
The PS said the country will approach dealing with climate change by promoting low emission and climate resilience development projects. He said the country will embark on a three-year program that will …read more
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