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National Environment Policy 2013

legislation type Executive
Passed in 2013
The Policy aims to provide a framework for an integrated approach to sustainable management of Kenya's environment and natural resources. In particular it proposes to strengthen:
  • Legal and institutional framework for good governance
  • Integrate environmental management with economic growth, poverty reduction and improving livelihoods
  • Research and capacity development
  • Promote new environment management tools
  • Promote collaboration and cooperation and partnerships in environment management,
  • Promote domestication, co-ordination and maximisation of benefit from Strategic Multilateral Environment Agreements
 The Policy discusses intended climate change-related policy actions, as follows::
  • Develop a comprehensive climate change policy
  • Strengthen capacity for national and country level institutions for climate resilience and low carbon development
  • Develop and implement awareness and capacities for implement the climate change action plan
  • Strengthen and enhance an early warning and response system for disaster risk reduction
  • Strengthen research capacity
  • Develop a climate financing mechanism
  • Establish a national carbon trading platform
  • Promote public and community participation in mitigation and adaptation


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