7thAug

Climate Change

Strengthening national and subnational capacities to promote climate-resilient low-carbon development at subnational level in Africa and Southeast Asia: Learning through exchange and networking. This project seeks to promote diffusion of successful local climate policies and good practice across local, regional and international learning networks. The project is funded by the German Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation, Building and Nuclear Safety as part of its International Climate Initiative (IKI) – mitigating greenhouse gas emissions area. ILEG is the implementing partner in Kenya under the global consortium led by Adelphi Germany GmbH. Other partners are the UN Habitat Regional office for Asia and the pacific in the Philippines and Vietnam; Sustainable Energy Africa and ONE World Sustainable Investments in South

7thAug

Climate Change

Strengthening Democracy through Community-based Participatory Planning for Climate Resilient Low Carbon Development in Kenya. Natural resources governance and local development planning provide critical entry points for fostering appropriate climate change responses, consequently improving governance and deepening democracy in Kenya. Indeed, Kenya has developed national sustainable development and global climate change adaptation and mitigation goals. These include the National Climate Change Response Strategy (NCCRS), the National Climate Change Action Plan (NCCAP) and the Intended Nationally Determined Contribution (INDC) submitted to United nations framework Convention on Climate change (UNFCC) in July 2015. However, practical experience shows that counties are largely unable to systematically translate the national climate targets into local actions. Implementation on the ground is still sparse as the planning and