Integration of Environmental Management and Conservation to Poverty Reduction at Kangaita and Castle Forest areas of Mt. Kenya through improved agriculture and energy efficient stoves.
Integration of Environmental Management and Conservation to Poverty Reduction at Kangaita and Castle Forest areas of Mt. Kenya through improved agriculture and energy efficient stoves.
The CBO will mobilize the community to participate in project implementation and capacity building activities. The activities will include rabbit rearing and goat keeping, renewable energy through installation of rocket jikos and gasifier stockes and charcoal briquette making.
 
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Project Snapshot

Grantee:
Kirinyaga Ecosystem Project
Country:
Kenya
Area Of Work:
Biodiversity
Climate Change Mitigation
Grant Amount:
US$ 45,000.00
Co-Financing Cash:
US$ 13,429.00
Co-Financing in-Kind:
US$ 10,091.00
Project Number:
KEN/COMPACT/OP4/YR3/RAF/10/02
Status:
Satisfactorily Completed
Project Characteristics and Results
Capacity - Building Component
The project will educate over 500 people on renewable energy and energy efficiency while assisting over 200 households to obtain energy-saving stoves. The project will also train at least 75 farmers on rabbit and dairy goat rearing for income generation. Fifteen herbalists will be trained on herbal medicines.
Emphasis on Sustainable Livelihoods
The project will focus on sustainable lifestyles and livelihoods through the promotion of renewable energy, energy use efficiency, and alternative income generating activities (e.g., rabbit and dairy goat rearing and herbal medicine) that do not deplete the ecosystem's natural resources.
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Indicators
Biophysical
Number of innovations or new technologies developed/applied 2

Grantee Contact

MR JOHN MITHAMO KANGANGI
 

Address

P.O. Box 2210300
KERUGOYA , MT. KENYA ,

SGP Country office contact

Ms. Nancy Chege
Phone:
(254-20) 7624473
Fax:
(254-20) 621076
Email:
Ms. Salome Nyakundi
Email:

Address

UNDP, P.O. Box 30218
Nairobi, 00100