Climate Action

KEAN International at the Forefront of Green Jobs in Kenya!

Empowering Youth for a Sustainable Future The KEAN International team recently participated in the National Workshop on Green Jobs and Skills Development at KICC. At KEAN International, we strongly believe in building the capacity of young people and communities, which is why we are excited to be a part of this event. Our team is dedicated to […]

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New Center of Excellence Focuses on Sustainable Ecosystem Management in Eastern and Southern Africa

New Center of Excellence Focuses on Sustainable Ecosystem Management in Eastern and Southern Africa

Around two weeks ago, we were thrilled to participate in the launch of the Regional Centre of Excellence for Biodiversity, Forests, and Seascapes Ecosystems Management (RCoE) in Nairobi, Kenya. This groundbreaking initiative marks a significant step forward in safeguarding the environmental health of Eastern and Southern Africa. The RCoE places a much-needed focus on three

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Rooted In The Future - Celebrating World Forest Day With Africa's Youth Tree Champions

ROOTED IN THE FUTURE: CELEBRATING WORLD FOREST DAY WITH AFRICA’S YOUTH TREE CHAMPIONS

Every year, on March 21st, the world comes together to celebrate International Day of Forests, also known as World Forest Day. This year’s theme, “Forests and Innovation: New Solutions for a Better World,” resonates deeply with KEAN International and our Bustani Gardens initiative. Here in Africa, we are witnessing a surge of youthful enthusiasm for

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Navigating the Climate Challenge through Adaptation and Mitigation

Navigating the Climate Challenge through Adaptation and Mitigation

🛡️ Adaptation: Embracing Change In the unfolding narrative of climate action, Adaptation emerges as our front-line defense—a robust shield against the impacts already etched into our environmental fabric. Picture climate-resilient cities fortified with infrastructure capable of weathering the storm, and agricultural landscapes adapting to shifting climatic patterns. Here, adaptation is not merely survival; it’s a

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Harnessing Policies for Effective Climate Action in Africa

Harnessing Policies for Effective Climate Action in Africa

Introduction Climate change is a global threat that endangers lives and ecosystems worldwide. African countries are acutely vulnerable to the impacts of climate change, with rising temperatures, erratic rainfall patterns, and rising sea levels putting livelihoods, agriculture, and biodiversity at risk. Policies play a crucial role in driving climate action in Africa. The African Climate

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World Wetland Day

World Wetlands Day 2023

Kenya Environmental Action Network (KEAN) members joined fellow youth and environmental actors to celebrate and commemorate the #WorldWetlandsDay in a glocal effort to create awareness of the importance of wetlands as crucial life-supporting ecosystems through education and outreach, which help build support for conservation and restoration efforts.  During the #WorldWetlandsDay2023 celebration at Gatharaini River, different

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Climate Advocacy

Climate Advocacy

Climate advocacy refers to efforts to raise awareness and promote action on issues related to climate change. This can involve a wide range of activities, such as promoting the adoption of renewable energy sources, supporting policies to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, and raising awareness about the impacts of climate change on people and the environment.

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