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  • Climate change killing elephants, says Kenya, BBC News (Jul 28, 2022)

This page is the beginnings of a portal for Kenya community action. It focuses mainly on Kenya community action topics. Separate pages cover Kenya news and Kenya community action resources

Kenya, officially the Republic of Kenya (Swahili: Jamhuri ya Kenya), is a country in Eastern Africa. At 580,367 square kilometres (224,081 sq mi), Kenya is the world's 48th largest country by total area. With a population of more than 47.6 million people, Kenya is the 29th most populous country. Kenya's capital and largest city is Nairobi, while its oldest city and first capital is the coastal city of Mombasa. Kisumu City is the third largest city and also an inland port on Lake Victoria. Other important urban centres include Nakuru and Eldoret. As of 2020, Kenya is the third largest economy in sub-Saharan Africa after Nigeria and South Africa. Kenya is bordered by South Sudan to the northwest, Ethiopia to the north, Somalia to the east, Uganda to the west, Tanzania to the south, and the Indian Ocean to the southeast. W

Climate action[edit | edit source]

Solar Freeze, 2021 Winner, Humanitarian Energy Award
Authors: Ashden, Nov 4, 2021
  • Solar Freeze, 2021 Winner, Humanitarian Energy Award, ashden.org

Biodiversity[edit | edit source]

Nashulai Equator Prize #NatureforProsperity
Authors: Nashulai Maasai Conservancy, Oct 2, 2020

News and comment

2020

Nashulai: The community trying to conserve Kenya's wildlife, Jan 29[1]

Trees, woodland and forest[edit | edit source]

Roots Movement

Communities online[edit | edit source]

Ushahidi, youtube: Ushahidi's channel

Ushahidi, Inc. is a non-profit software company that develops free and open-source software (LGPL) for information collection, visualisation, and interactive mapping. Ushahidi (Swahili for "testimony" or "witness") created a website in the aftermath of Kenya's disputed 2007 presidential election that collected eyewitness reports of violence reported by email and text message and placed them on a Google Maps map.

The organisation uses the concept of crowdsourcing for social activism and public accountability, serving as an initial model for what has been coined as "activist mapping"—the combination of social activism, citizen journalism and geospatial information. Ushahidi offers products that enable local observers to submit reports using their mobile phones or the internet, while simultaneously creating a temporal and geospatial archive of events. W

Community and voluntary action[edit | edit source]

Taka Nimali is a community action that rewards Kenyas to clean up plastic waste for recycling. The grassroots organisation provides recycling points, making it easy for collectors to exchange plastic trash for money.

Art Outreach Programme

Community currencies activism[edit | edit source]

Koru Kenya

Community energy[edit | edit source]

Geothermal power in Kenya W

Food activism[edit | edit source]

Permaculture Research Institute Kenya - Laikipia Permaculture Centre

Solar cooking resources in Kenya

Blogs: Share Organic Live

Social inclusion[edit | edit source]

Koru Kenya

Towards sustainable economies[edit | edit source]

After the Kenyan elections (Oct 2017), the charity GiveDirectly plans to initiate a 12-year randomized controlled trial (RCT) testing the effects of universal basic income on villages in rural Kenya.[2]

basic income, GiveDirectly

Environmental issues[edit | edit source]

Environmental issues in Kenya include deforestation, soil erosion, desertification, water shortage and degraded water quality, flooding, poaching, and domestic and industrial pollution. W

Near you[edit | edit source]

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External links[edit | edit source]

Kenya W, Kenya Electricity Generating Company W

References[edit | edit source]

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Keywords countries
Published 2013
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