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October 24, 2017

USAID is advancing Kenya’s sustainable growth by supporting community-based natural resource management, improving ecosystem resilience, and building capacity to implement a low emissions and climate resilient development strategy.

Tina Dooley-Jones, USAID Deputy Mission Director for Kenya and East Africa listens to one of the innovators as they share their achievements working under the program
October 19, 2017

The Kenya Innovation Engine (KIE), a USAID-funded program Feed the Future initiative, honored entrepreneurs, investors, counties, and farming cooperatives who have participated in bringing 24 agricultural innovations to more than 202,000 smallholder farmers in 35 counties in Kenya.

October 13, 2017

The Global Give Back Circle integrates mentoring, private sector investment and community support in a circle of empowerment that guides young disadvantaged teens to complete their educational journey, gain employable skills, and take on leadership roles as agents of change.  Participants receive scholarships, life-skills training and a dedicated mentor.  In return, the participants offer voluntary service to their communities while working with the next generation of scholarship awardees.

October 13, 2017

Wildlife crimes threaten the security, economy and biodiversity of East Africa. Demand for elephant ivory, rhino horn, and pangolin meat and scales continues to rise as poaching methods become increasingly sophisticated. International networks that poach, move and sell illegal wildlife products target wildlife populations across borders, creating a complex problem that transcends national boundaries. East Africa has emerged as a global hub for illegal wildlife trafficking and environmental crime in a black market that generates up to $213 billion each year.

October 4, 2017

USAID supports the GOK and county governments to improve access to quality health services by strengthening aspects of the Kenyan health system, including human resource management and training, financing and the supply and management of critical commodities such as drugs and medical equipment. USAID also supports the Ministry of Health to strengthen its health information system and to carry out surveys on the health status of Kenyans, such as the Demographic and Health Survey, to better direct programs and investments where they are most needed.

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Last updated: January 04, 2018

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