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Robert Godec helps Prof. Judi Wakhungu (L) remove the cover from the project banner
November 21, 2014

It is an honor to be here this morning.  Today, the United States and Kenya join hands to reaffirm our joint commitment to the fight against climate change.  Today, we take action that will help us avert a worldwide climate catastrophe.  Today, we launch a joint three-year project to help Kenya achieve its goal of low-carbon, sustainable economic growth and development. 

In his 1963 address to the United Nations, U.S. President John F. Kennedy said:  “Never before has man had such capacity to control his own environment.”  That capacity, of course, can cut both ways.  What we do can alter the environment for good… or for ill.  And our actions will reverberate across time, having a profound impact on the state of the world in ten, twenty, and even one hundred years. 

A Kenyan women from Isiolo talks to the Mission Director of USAID Kenya
November 15, 2013

USAID Kenya is helping communities in Northern Kenya build resilience in the face of climate change and other potential shocks.  

October 10, 2013

The Building Climate Change Resilience and Food Security Program is improving the productivity of smallholder farmers by promoting good farming practices and adoption of new technologies. The program identifies keen, hard-working farmers at the village level and develops them into “Agro-Entrepreneurs” called Village-Based Advisors who provide inputs, services and advice on good farming practices to their community.

October 10, 2013

Kenya Tuna Uwezo, (Kiswahili for “We have the power!”) aims to reduce politically motivated conflict in the informal settlements of Kiambio, Kibera, Mathare, Korogocho, and Babadogo in Nairobi.

September 19, 2013

The Northern Rangelands Trust is an umbrella organization formed in 2004 by the Lewa Conservancy and USAID. It brings together local pastoralist communities with land owners and the Government of Kenya to promote the long-term conservation of wildlife in Kenya’s northern rangelands.

September 19, 2013

The Kenya Feed the Future Innovation Engine identifies and supports innovative, problem-solving strategies to improve food security, nutrition, and livelihoods. Selected innovations are “incubated” in their early stages before being put through a process of rigorous assessment and refinement with the goal of bringing them to scale for widespread impact.

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Last updated: November 21, 2014

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