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Solar Kit that connects rural homes to the global village

Renewable Energy is a fast growing sector in Kenya. Solar Energy is at the forefront due to the abundant sunshine received almost all year round. Despite high initial capital costs,...

25 Oct 2017

Kenyan Start up wins the Global ClimateLaunchPad Award 2017

The Kenya Climate Innovation Center (KCIC) congratulates Bio Alkanol Gel as the Winner of ClimateLaunchPad Grand Final 2017. The winners were announced at the awards ceremony held at Limassol, Cyprus.


24 Oct 2017

Reducing Inequalities in Kenya

Inequalities in Kenya are manifested in different forms. Differences in income and social status are observed across regions, gender and even specific segments of the population. According to World Bank,...

18 Sep 2017

KCIC Green Tech Pitch Forum

Invitation to KCIC Green Tech Pitch Forum

The Kenya Climate Innovation Center (KCIC) is pleased to invite you to a one-day investment pitch forum for clean-tech enterprises. The event will be hosted by KCIC at Strathmore University, Ole Sangale Road, Madaraka Nairobi on November  13th...

15 Sep 2017

Autodesk Foundation interacts with KCIC enterprises

Earlier this week, Autodesk Foundation paid a courtesy call to Kenya Climate Innovation Center (KCIC) to interact with some of the enterprises that the organization supports. The half day visit...

13 Sep 2017

Eco-friendly cooking stoves offering clean cooking in rural homes

More than 3 billion people globally use open fires and simple stoves for their household and business activities. Most common fuels used are wood, charcoal, animal dung and crop waste,...

13 Sep 2017

ClimateLaunchpad unveils winners to represent Kenya in Cyprus

ClimateLaunchPad (CLP), the world’s largest green business ideas competition, held its national finals in Kenya on Friday, 8th September 2017  in conjunction with The Kenya Climate Innovation Centre (KCIC). Three...

13 Sep 2017

Education and Poverty

Poverty is more than the lack of income and resources to ensure a sustainable livelihood. It also reflects lack of opportunities and the capability to access important services like portable...

6 Sep 2017

How to achieve sustainable cities and communities

Urbanization is one of the mega trends shaping the world in this century. According to World Bank, 12 million Kenyans live in urban areas, but by 2050 about half of...

30 Aug 2017

The Green Economy Strategy and Implementation Plan (GESIP)

On the 27th July 2017, the Cabinet Secretary for Ministry of Environment and Natural Resources launched the Green Economy Strategy and Implementation Plan (GESIP) 2016 – 2030. GESIP is a...

23 Aug 2017