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 monitoringRead More
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.
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.Read More
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).Read More
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.Read More
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.Read More
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.Read More