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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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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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