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Vital Signs Hands Over MRV+ Equipment to Kenya’s Ministry of Environment and Forestry

Vital Signs Hands Over MRV+ Equipment to Kenya’s Ministry of Environment and Forestry

  • February 4, 2019
  • Posted by: ajamah

On January 30, Conservation International (CI)-Africa Field Division officially handed over an assortment of IT and office equipment worth almost KSh 1 million (USD 10,000) to the Climate Change Directorate (CCD) of Kenya's Ministry of Environment and Forestry as part of a project to support the country's climate change monitoring and reporting capacity.


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Vital Signs Participates in Kenya’s Land Use Land Cover Element Working Group

Vital Signs Participates in Kenya’s Land Use Land Cover Element Working Group

  • January 23, 2019
  • Posted by: bkibiti

By Tom Kemboi


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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

October 18, 2018 As the 73rd session of the UN General Assembly (UNGA 73) took place in New York, a group of experts convened in Nairobi from September 24th to 26th 2018 for a consultation meeting on Sustainable Inland and Marine Aquaculture in Africa.


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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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