Vision 2030 partners with climate scientists

Written By: Judith Akolo
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Vision 2030 Delivery Secretariat is working with climate scientists to incorporate climate information into the blueprint’s development projects.

This is in an effort to ensure resilience in the face of climate variability that threatens to reverse the progress already realized.

Vision 2030 Delivery Secretariat has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Kenya Climate Innovation Center to incorporate climate information into the various projects being undertaken under the blue print.

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Climate variability already being witnessed through the intense cyclic droughts and floods that have had major negative impacts on livelihoods.

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In a bid to enhance resilience Kenya Climate Innovation Center plans to raise awareness among the younger generation and those in institutions of higher learning on better production that takes into consideration climate variability.

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The program will see model counties in the Arid and Semi-Arid regions used as case studies for climate mitigation and adaptation that will then be replicated in other counties.

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The African Union Commission’s Malabo Declaration of 2014 identified enhancing resilience to climate variability as one of the milestones towards realizing food security, ensuring disaster preparedness so as to protect lives and property.

 

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