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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

Converting food waste into biogas energy

Biogas has over the last couple of years gained popularity in many households especially those with cows and need to supplement their energy needs. The only challenge is that not...

23 Aug 2017

Plastic bags and the circular economy in Kenya

It was my first time in Europe and I landed there at the tail end of winter. It was cold outside and coming from East Africa, the cold felt worse....

23 Aug 2017

Access to Energy; Why does it matter?

Kenya is experiencing a major crisis in the electricity sector following a prolonged dry spell in the last ten months. This has led to a reduction in hydropower production by...

21 Aug 2017