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 […]
Kenya is finally making strides in Disaster Risk Management by recognizing it as a key sector to be included in its Medium Term Plans (MTP) Three under the Vision 2030. This is a first, as it was not included in the previous Medium Term Plans 1 and 2. Challenges One of the main challenges blocking […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
In Kenya, @PfRglobal brought together stakeholders to raise awareness on integrated approaches for community resilience #IDDR celebrations
Kenya: local people raise awareness on what to do in case of disasters.