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  1. Development Banks Announce New Climate Change Adaptation And Mitigation Investments.

    18 Mar 2019- 08:28 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NAIROBI, Kenya The World Bank and the African Development Bank (AfDB) have announced significant new investments in Africa for both climate adaptation and mitigation. The announcements came at March 14's  ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 03/18/2019 - 08:28

  2. Human Health In Dire Straits Without Urgent Action: UNEP

    15 Mar 2019- 09:52 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NAIROBI, Kenya Environmental damage to the planet is so extensive that people’s health will be increasingly threatened without immediate urgent action. More than 250 scientists from more than 70 countries have ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 03/15/2019 - 09:52

  3. Dispute Over Water Extraction From Kenya Gura River

    14 Mar 2019- 12:04 by Local Press Report NAIROBI The Standard The conflict pitting Kenya Tea Development Agency (KTDA), which has developed a Sh1.6 billion hydro-power project on Gura River, and Tetu Aberdare Water and Sanitation Company Limited (Teawasco ...

    Local Press Report - 03/14/2019 - 12:04

  4. Researchers Examine Human Impact On Climate Change In Africa

    8 Mar 2019- 07:54 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAPE TOWN, South Africa The BNP Paribas Foundation, under its Climate Initiative program, is funding new research at the University of Cape Town (UCT) to examine the human impact on global warming in the global ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 03/08/2019 - 07:54

  5. Kenya Considers Climate Change Insurance Program

    6 Mar 2019- 10:14 by Local Press Report NAIROBI The East African Kenya could introduce insurance cover against losses incurred by households due to disasters and weather-related events, which have been increasing due to climate change. Globally climate ri ...

    Local Press Report - 03/06/2019 - 10:14

  6. Kenya Water Secretary Distances Himself From Itare Dam Scandal

    2 Mar 2019- 11:19 by Local Press Report NAIROBI Daily Nation Water Cabinet Secretary (CS) Simon Chelugui has denied reports that taxpayers stand to lose billions in the latest cash cow for tenderpreneurs that involves construction of mega dams. CS Chelugu ...

    Local Press Report - 03/02/2019 - 11:19

  7. Kenya Issues Alert On Increased Human-Animal Conflict

    26 Feb 2019- 10:10 by Local Press Report NAIROBI The Star The Kenya Wildlife Service (KWS) has issued an alert on increased incidences of human-wildlife conflict. KWS said the ongoing dry spell being experienced in most parts of the country is displacing ...

    Local Press Report - 02/26/2019 - 10:10

  8. Kenya Graft Probe Will Investigate Notorious Stalling Hyacinth Harvester

    21 Feb 2019- 09:06 by Local Press Report KISUMU The Star The Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission is investigating the procurement of a Sh76 million water hyacinth harvester. The machine, procured by Lake Victoria Environment Management Project and funde ...

    Local Press Report - 02/24/2019 - 09:31

  9. GEF Funding Seeks To Address The Hidden Mercury Cost Of Gold

    20 Feb 2019- 07:30 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NEW YORK NY, United States A new $180 Million USD Global Environment Facility (GEF) program, supported by United Nations (UN) agencies is designed to cut harmful mercury emissions, associated with gold mining, ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 02/20/2019 - 07:30

  10. Japan Seeks To Assist Africa's Blue Economy

    10 Feb 2019- 11:03 by Local Press Report NAIROBI Inter Press News Service In a new interview Siddharth Chatterjee, UN Resident Coordinator to Kenya, explains the importance of the "blue economy" in Africa and how Japan's technology, researc ...

    Local Press Report - 02/10/2019 - 11:03

  11. Progress In Lake Victoria Water Hyacinth Clearance

    21 Jan 2019- 10:50 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KISUMU, Kenya The multilateral Lake Victoria Environmental Management Program (LVEMP) has taken possession of a second harvester designed to clear endemic, invasive water hyacinth in preparation for planned dr ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/21/2019 - 10:50

  12. Kenya Launches Lake Victoria Water Hyacinth Removal Operations

    18 Jan 2019- 11:06 by Local Press Report NAIROBI Daily Nation Transport on Lake Victoria is set for a boost after the government started dredging the water body to ease vessel navigation. The project, which starts today, will also include eradication of w ...

    Local Press Report - 01/18/2019 - 11:06

  13. Efforts Commence To Conserve Vital Kenya River

    20 Dec 2018- 12:33 by Local Press Report SAMBURU The Star Counties from the Ewaso Nyiro basin have commenced dialogue on efforts to conserve the dwindling Ewaso Nyiro River following massive human activity along it. Residents from Laikipia, Samburu and Is ...

    Local Press Report - 12/20/2018 - 12:33

  14. Nairobi Citizens Offered Reward To Turn In Water Cartels

    4 Dec 2018- 06:17 by Local Press Report NAIROBI Kenyans Nairobi Governor Mike Sonko on Saturday offered city dwellers rewards for arresting water cartels and rogue Nairobi City County officials. Residents were promised a Ksh300,000 (approx. $2,900 USD) re ...

    Local Press Report - 12/04/2018 - 06:17

  15. Erik Solheim Resigns As UNEP Chief After Travel Expenses Audit; Joyce Myusa Steps Up As Acting Head

    27 Nov 2018- 09:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NAIROBI, Kenya The Executive Director of UN Environment (UNEP) has resigned after an audit of official travel by the UN’s Office of Internal Oversight Services criticized the agency for “a culture of scant reg ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 11/27/2018 - 09:00

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