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LAIKIPIA COUNTY INAUGURAL WATER CONFERENCE 2018

Laikipia County is right in the upstream of where the water that feeds into Ewaso-Ngiro River comes from. Ewaso-Ngiro Rivers serves a population of 3.6 million people from the 8 Counties in Northern Kenya. Laikipia County water conference 2018 was organized to discuss water management and utilization strategies in the County. The forum invited interested […]

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Members of County assembly dialogue forum on draft disaster risk management

A special forum of the members of the County assembly was organized by IMPACT and Cordaid in partnership with the Directorate of Special Programs of Samburu County. The members were taken through the feedback from the community consultation forums in the three sub-counties and the recommendations received. In the recent months, several areas in the […]

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Working with private sector for community resilience in Laikipia County

For the last one year and a half, Laikipia County has been on the limelight due to the increasing conflict between pastoralist communities for water and pastures (border of Isiolo, Samburu, and Baringo), private investors and ethnic clashes. These conflicts escalated further into a sophisticated political conflict which caused antagonism between the communities, ranchers, and […]

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Story On Impact Participation In County Consultations For The National Climate Change Action Plan (NCCAP) 2018-2022

Mr. Elisha Ombwayo PFR Project Officer IMPACT doing a presentation on climate change Compiled by Elisha Ombwayo from IMPACT. The Ministry of Environment and Natural Resources has set up a framework for implementing climate change through climate change framework Policy and Climate Change Act 2016. This act provides a framework for regulations for enhanced response […]

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Drought compels nomadic women to acquire land

Women play an important role in northern Kenya, where pastoralists are gradually moving to alternative livelihoods, forced by the recurrent long periods of droughts. Partners for Resilience partners Cordaid and Impact Kenya support pastoralist women finding new income generating activities. Northern Kenya continues to grapple with numerous environmental challenges, owing to the interference with the […]