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Offering clean cooking fuel to low income households

Koko Networks commercially soft-launched its technology suite in Nairobi in mid-2017. KOKO’s first offering to mass-market consumers and local retailers is a liquid ethanol cooking fuel solution.  KOKO deploys networks of “KOKOpoint”...

22 Aug 2018

Season 2 of the Climate Launch Pad: Kenyan edition  

The second season of the Climate Launch Pad (CLP) is here! For the second year Kenya will be hosting the CLP competition which is the world’s biggest green idea competition....

8 Aug 2018

Fixing climate change, one start-up at a time


Largest Global Green Business Ideas Competition kicks off 2018 edition

Nairobi, 8 August 2018– ClimateLaunchpad is the world’s leading green business ideas competition. It is set up to...

8 Aug 2018

How to transition Kenya to a clean-cooking country 

According to the Global Alliance for Clean Cookstoves, 16,600 people in Kenya alone die every year as a result of exposure to smoke from traditional cookstoves and open fires. Rather...

8 Aug 2018

Tracking the progress in renewable energy and energy efficiency in Kenya

Kenya has an exciting opportunity to be a leader in harvesting sustainable and efficient energy. First of all, the country is naturally endowed with plentiful sunshine that can be converted...

18 Jul 2018

Reducing water waste to help the environment and the bottom line 

While working in water service providing, Joab Amollo began to notice over time the amount of water that was being wasted in the production process. Through leaks, poor metering, and...

18 Jul 2018

Leveraging on opportunities for green growth in Kenya

The 4thNational Green Growth Conference 2018 held last week at the Kenyatta International Conference Center (KICC) brought together various stakeholders from the government and private sector to deliberate on the...

18 Jul 2018

Water Dialogue - A Step Forward to Management of Water Resources

“It’s Day Zero in Cape Town, a foretaste of what is likely to come in cities such as Nairobi with a rapidly increasing population. So, day zero makes us reflect...

4 Jul 2018

Hivos and Kenya Climate Innovation Centre Hosting the Second Disrupt! Ideathon

Hivos in collaboration with Kenya Climate Innovation Center (KCIC) will be hosting Disrupt!, a competitive ideathon event that brings together entrepreneurs within the agriculture/seed sector, from 4thto 6thJuly...

4 Jul 2018

Commodity Futures Market an option for Kenyan Farmers

The largest percentage of Kenya’s population are farmers. A key concern for this population is the price volatility associated with the commodities especially when it comes to food crops such...

4 Jul 2018