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Kenya

Kenya is a country in East Africa with coastline on the Indian Ocean. It encompasses savannah, lakelands, the dramatic Great Rift Valley and mountain highlands. It's also home to wildlife like lions, elephants and rhinos. From Nairobi, the capital, safaris visit the Maasai Mara Reserve, known for its annual wildebeest migrations, and Amboseli National Park, offering views of Tanzania's 5,895m Mt. Kilimanjaro.

Member since: 2015

 

Capital

Nairobi

Population (2015)

52,573,967

GNI Per Capita (2016)

$1,361.8

Emissions Per Capita (2014)

0.611 tons

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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 Vulnerability Level and actions

0 Average

Sea Level Rise

Due to climate change sea level rising index

3 mm/yr

0.23%

Sea Level Rise

Due to climate change sea level rising index

3 mm/yr

0.23%

Sea Level Rise

Due to climate change sea level rising index

3 mm/yr

0.23%

Adaptation: Priority Sectors:

1) Public sector reforms;

2) Human Resource Development, Labour and Employment;

3) Infrastructure;

4) Land Reforms + 11 other highlighted priority sectors.

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.

News from Kenya

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