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Request for Proposals

Request for Proposals

  • December 6, 2018
  • Posted by: ajamah

   REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS (RFPs) 

RFP KN003-2018 CI AfFD Nov 2018 


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Vital Signs Calls for Enhanced Use of Data in Blue Economy

Vital Signs Calls for Enhanced Use of Data in Blue Economy

  • December 5, 2018
  • Posted by: ajamah

Vital Signs participated in the recently-concluded Sustainable Blue Economy Conference in Nairobi, Kenya (November 26-28) with a call for enhanced use of data and information to guide policies and decision making in the blue economy sector in Africa and beyond.

The conference was co-hosted by the governments of Kenya, Canada and Japan and attended by thousands of delegates from across the world.


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Charting a New Path to Sustainable Aquaculture in Africa

Charting a New Path to Sustainable Aquaculture in Africa

  • December 4, 2018
  • Posted by: bkibiti

By Alice Ruhweza & Victor Esendi


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COMESA Regional Climate Change Dialogue on NDCs Implementation, Eswatini 12 - 16 November

COMESA Regional Climate Change Dialogue on NDCs Implementation, Eswatini 12 - 16 November

  • November 30, 2018
  • Posted by: bkibiti

By Mike Olendo

November 30, 2018 – Conservation International’s Capacity-building Initiative for Transparency (CBIT) Kenya participated in a Regional Climate Change Policy Dialogue convened by the Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA) in the Kingdom of Eswatini from 12 - 16 November 2018.


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Vital Signs Discusses Ecosystem Monitoring Tools with the Food Security Project Team in Ethiopia

Vital Signs Discusses Ecosystem Monitoring Tools with the Food Security Project Team in Ethiopia

  • November 28, 2018
  • Posted by: ajamah

By Everline Ndenga & Tom Kemboi

November 21, 2018—The Integrated Approach Program (IAP) on food security (GEF-IAP-FS project) is a project funded by the Global Environmental Facility (GEF) to enhance food security in smallholder systems in sub Saharan Africa by advancing a holistic approach towards agricultural productivity.  


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Vital Signs Meets Key Partners in Ethiopia

Vital Signs Meets Key Partners in Ethiopia

  • November 28, 2018
  • Posted by: ajamah

By Tom Kemboi & Everline Ndenga

November 21, 2018—Acknowledging the importance of partnerships, Conservation International’s Vital Signs Program staff Tom Kemboi and Everline Ndenga met with officials of David & Lucile Packard Foundation, one of our valuable donors, and the World Vision Ethiopia, a key partner in implementation of projects, to discuss results of a recent Needs Assessment study as well as potential projects and funding opportunities.


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Strengthening the Capacity of Institutions in Rwanda to implement the Transparency Requirements of the Paris Agreement

Strengthening the Capacity of Institutions in Rwanda to implement the Transparency Requirements of the Paris Agreement

  • November 15, 2018
  • Posted by: ajamah

By Victor Esendi

The Paris Agreement on climate change is based on an enhanced transparency framework for tracking and reporting the progress of existing and future country commitments to addressing the phenomenon, with built-in flexibility included for  non-Annex 1  countries that are deemed most vulnerable to climate change impacts.


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Vital Signs and Partners Convene Stakeholders to Discuss Analysis of Uganda’s Natural Capital and Realization of Development and Climate Goals

Vital Signs and Partners Convene Stakeholders to Discuss Analysis of Uganda’s Natural Capital and Realization of Development and Climate Goals

  • November 10, 2018
  • Posted by: ajamah

On November 6, 2018, the Vital Signs program of Conservation International in partnership with the Africa Innovations Institute (AFRII) and the government of Uganda convened stakeholders to discuss the preliminary results of an analysis of some of Uganda’s key natural areas and their role in realizing the country’s sustainable development and climate action targets.


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Vital Signs and Uganda Government Launch CBIT project

Vital Signs and Uganda Government Launch CBIT project

  • October 10, 2018
  • Posted by: ajamah

October 3, 2018—Conservation International’s Vital Signs program and Uganda’s Ministry of Water and Environment (MoWE) have launched a project to strengthen the country’s institutional and technical capacity to track and report on its progress in achieving its targets against climate change in line with the Paris Agreement.


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Vital Signs and Rwanda Environment Management Authority Host CBIT Inception and Stakeholders Consultation Workshop

Vital Signs and Rwanda Environment Management Authority Host CBIT Inception and Stakeholders Consultation Workshop

  • September 20, 2018
  • Posted by: Tom

Vital Signs and Rwanda Environment Management Authority Host CBIT Inception and Stakeholders Consultation Workshop


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