1. SHEDDING LIGHT ON THE KENYA NATIONALLY DETERMINED CONTRIBUTION (NDC)

As countries formally join the Paris Agreement and look forward to the implementation 
of proposed climate actions the “intended” has been dropped and an INDC converted into Nationally Determined Contribution (NDC). This conversion happens when a country submits its respective instrument of ratification, accession or approval to join the Paris Agreement. Kenya submitted their INDCs on 23rd. July 2015 and ratified her NDCs on28th December 2016. Kenya was the third country in sub-Saharan Africa, and the 49th Party State to the UNFCCC to formally submit its Intended Nationally Determined Contribution (INDC), targeting a 30% cut in greenhouse 
emission by 2030. To meet this target, Kenya’s NDC suggests adaptation and mitigation measures that the country will put in place to reduce the greenhouse gases emissions within the Paris Agreement. Read more...


2. TAKE THE FIRST STEPS: MAKE THE NATIONALLY DETERMINED CONTRIBUTIONS- THE KEY PILLAR IN THE PARIS AGREEMENT- FAMILIAR TO ALL EAST AFRICANS

Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs) in Kenya, Uganda and Tanzania are not well known by many citizens, state and non-state actors including the media. This finding is derived from three national baseline studies conducted in March 2017 by SusWatch-Kenya, Uganda Coalition for Sustainable Development (UCSD) and Tanzania Traditional Energy Development Organization(TaTEDO), to ascertain the status of implementation of the NDCs in the 3 countries. The findings further indicate that the Paris Agreement remains a new concept to the majority of non-state actors, although, of great interest to them. It is therefore important that more information is provided and public awareness be scaled-up on the significance of.. Read more.

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