Country: Kenya

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  • Member since: 2009

National Focal Points

Mr. Kennedy Mokaya

Senior Assistant Director/Minister Counsellor

Ministry of Foreign Affairs

Mr. Charles C. Mutai

Deputy Director, Ministry of Environment and Natural Resources

Ministry of Environment, Water and Natural Resources


National Climate Change Actions

Summarized Information derived from Nationally determined contributions (NDCs) submitted by parties

Emissions mitigation: Reduce GHG emissions by 30% (in relation to GHG emissions BAU levels (2010)) by 2030 conditional to external support in sectors of energy, transportation, industrial processes, agriculture, forestry and land use and waste. Adaptation: Priority sectors: 1) Public sector reforms; 2) Human Resource Development, Labour and Employment; 3) Infrastructure; 4) Land Reforms + 11 other highlighted priority sectors.

Population (2015)

47.2 million

United Nations Population Division

GNI per capita (2016)


World Bank

PPP current international dollar

Emissions per capita (2014)

1.480 tons

Climate Analytics

Annual tons of CO2 equivalent per capita including land-use, land-use change and forestry (LULUCF) and all Kyoto Protocol greenhouse gases

Climate Vulnerability Level


Climate Vulnerability Level

Multi-dimensional climate change vulnerability for 2030 (2012).

Climate/Disaster Displacement

40 thousand displaced by climate related disasters (2016)


Mortality attributable to joint effects of household and ambient air pollution (2015)

27,600 (60 per 100 000)

World Health Organization

Climate change attributable deaths (2015) (Data by region 2004)


World Health Organization

Climate change attributable deaths for children under 5 (2015) (Data by region 2004)


World Health Organization

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