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Vital Signs Hosts the Waste Sector Working Group To Identify Gaps in the Sector

Vital Signs Hosts the Waste Sector Working Group To Identify Gaps in the Sector

  • May 3, 2019
  • Posted by: bkibiti

By Mike Olendo & Muthoni Rose


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Vital Signs and Green House Gas Management Institute Convene a Capacity Building Workshop on Kenya’s GHG Inventory Development

Vital Signs and Green House Gas Management Institute Convene a Capacity Building Workshop on Kenya’s GHG Inventory Development

  • April 17, 2019
  • Posted by: bkibiti

By Mike Olendo & Muthoni Rose

The System for Land-Based Emissions Estimation in Kenya (SLEEK) is a cutting-edge system that will track emissions in Kenya with a primary aim of allowing Kenya to accurately estimate and track its carbon emissions in the land sector. Simply put, SLEEK is Kenya’s Measurement, Reporting and Verification (MRV) system for the land-sector. Data on weather, biological growth models and land cover maps will be used to estimate changes in Kenya’s land-sector emissions over time.


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Vital Signs Partners with C40 Initiative to Review Nairobi County Climate Actions

Vital Signs Partners with C40 Initiative to Review Nairobi County Climate Actions

  • April 15, 2019
  • Posted by: bkibiti

By Mike Olendo & Muthoni Rose


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Vital Signs Acknowledges the Value of Participatory Scenario Planning

Vital Signs Acknowledges the Value of Participatory Scenario Planning

  • April 12, 2019
  • Posted by: bkibiti

African countries including Kenya are experiencing a faster rate in the development of linear infrastructure. Governments have put in their agenda a clear roadmap on how they intend to attain economic growth. Economists strongly believe that infrastructural development is central to economic growth. To this effect, Kenya has been implementing major liner projects while some are under the development phase.


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Vital Signs Takes Big Steps Towards Monitoring Sustainability and Resilience for Food Security in Sub Saharan Africa

Vital Signs Takes Big Steps Towards Monitoring Sustainability and Resilience for Food Security in Sub Saharan Africa

  • April 8, 2019
  • Posted by: bkibiti

The third consultative workshop for the Integrated Approach Program on Food Security (IAP-FS) funded by the Global Environment Facility (GEF) was held from 12 – 15 March in Bolgatanga, Ghana. The workshop provided an opportunity for Conservation International’s Vital Signs Program to present the achievements made towards establishing a system for monitoring


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Vital Signs Supports the Development of Kenya’s Data Integration for Sustainable Development Platform

Vital Signs Supports the Development of Kenya’s Data Integration for Sustainable Development Platform

  • April 8, 2019
  • Posted by: bkibiti

The desire for evidenced-based policies and practices cannot be overemphasized when the world is grappling with issues of climate change, increase in human population, and conflict among other. In Kenya, different agencies have collected data over a long period of time. However, the greatest challenge has been how to bring these data together to inform decision making.  


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Vital Signs Showcases Data Integration Platform in High-Level Meeting in Nairobi

Vital Signs Showcases Data Integration Platform in High-Level Meeting in Nairobi

  • March 25, 2019
  • Posted by: bkibiti

On March 13, 2019, Vital Signs showcased the progress of the online data integration platform we are developing in partnership with the government of Kenya during a High-Level Dialogue on Sustainable Development, Conservation and Climate Action on the sidelines of the UN Environment Assembly (UNEA) in Nairobi.


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Vital Signs Leads Land Cover Map Validation Exercise during the third GEF-Integrated Approach Pilot Program Workshop in Ghana

Vital Signs Leads Land Cover Map Validation Exercise during the third GEF-Integrated Approach Pilot Program Workshop in Ghana

  • March 22, 2019
  • Posted by: bkibiti

 


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Conservation International and Liberia's Environmental Protection Agency Launch Capacity Building Initiative for Transparency Project in Liberia.

Conservation International and Liberia's Environmental Protection Agency Launch Capacity Building Initiative for Transparency Project in Liberia.

  • March 6, 2019
  • Posted by: bkibiti

 

On 27th February 2019, Conservation International in partnership with Liberia’s Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) officially launched the Implementation Phase of the  Global Environment Facility (GEF)-funded project titled:  ‘Liberia’s Capacity Building Initiative for Transparency’ (CBIT-Liberia).


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Vital Signs Hosts Sectoral Workshop to Develop Green House Gas (GHG) Inventory for Kenya

Vital Signs Hosts Sectoral Workshop to Develop Green House Gas (GHG) Inventory for Kenya

  • February 19, 2019
  • Posted by: ajamah

On 4th to 8th February, Conservation International’s Vital Signs program hosted a sectoral working group workshop to strengthen the capacity of Kenya to develop a Greenhouse Gas (GHG) inventory that accurately tracks and reports its climate actions.


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