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Kenya's Mini-Grid Market study Report

Mini-grids have traditionally relied on diesel generators, but more recently solar PV systems that store energy in batteries have been successfully implemented and are currently seen as the least cost option in Kenya.
In this content, the Kenya Mini Wind project aims to explore and develop the market for a partly locally produced kW wind turbine to be integrated into a PV mini-grid for rural electrification in order to reduce the cost of electricity and support local value creation. 
 

PDF icon Kenya-mini-grid-market-study-FINAL.pdf
Sustainability Survey Report 2016

In 2016, KCIC commissioned a survey to investigate the public and private sector perceptions of the concept of sustainability in Kenya. The study involved structured surveys and interviews across 8 counties in Kenya with more than 1800 respondents. This is the first and the only comprehensive study on stakeholder perceptions of sustainability in the country.

PDF icon SUSTAINABILITY SURVEY_REPORT.pdf
Live Green Magazine Issue 6

Live Green is a publication of the Kenya Climate Innovation Center (KCIC). This publication aims to provide information on innovations that address climate change related challenges. It also provides insight on changing trends in renewable energy, water management and agribusiness. This issue focuses on the emerging and existing business models in tackling climate change. 

PDF icon Live Green Oct-Dec 18-2.pdf
Water Dialogue - Unlocking the policy and regulatory bottle necks in the water sector entrepreneurship

The main agenda at the dialogue was to assess the policy and regulatory bottle necks in the water industry in Kenya especially in regard to water entrepreneurship. The participants of the dialogue were drawn from government institutions, private sector and non governmental institutions with an interest in the water sector. The water dialogue discussion was spark by the high level of water insecurity in Kenya and the realization that there have been minimal innovations around the water sector. Of the about 200 innovations that have been supported by Kenya Climate Innovation Centre (KCIC), only 5% of this have been innovations in the water sector. Based on this KCIC is interested in supporting the sector to build a business case for water. The big debate and question being how we can increase the level of investment in the water sector.

PDF icon Water dialogue report.pdf
LIVE GREEN ISSUE #5

Live Green is a publication of the Kenya Climate Innovation Center (KCIC). This publication aims to provide information on innovations that address climate change related challenges. It also provides insight on changing trends in renewable energy, water management and agribusiness. This issue focuses on the role of incubation hubs in supporting innovations here.

PDF icon Live Green Jul-Sep 2018.pdf
LIVE GREEN MAGAZINE #4

Live Green is a publication of the Kenya Climate Innovation Center (KCIC). This publication aims to provide information on innovations that address climate change. It also provides insight on changing trends in renewable energy, water management and agribusiness. You can also access the magazine through the Issuu reader here.

PDF icon Live Green April - June 18.pdf
Communication on Engagement 2016-2018 Report

Kenya Climate Innovation Center (KCIC) is proud to continue its engagement and full support of the UN Global Compact (UNGC) and its ten principles. Our ambition around the Global Goals is only set to increase with the establishment of KCIC Sustainability Initiative which aims to promote sustainability through its five units: Awareness unit, Capacity building, Research, Community of practice, and Projects. Our first report on Communication on Engagement provides a summary of our activities and outreach since inception, illustrating that our commitment to the UNGC principles dates back even further than our formal participation to the UNGC.

PDF icon KCIC Communication on Engagement report 2016-2018.pdf
Climate Smart Agriculture

The Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations in 2010 at The Hague Conference on Agriculture, Food Security and Climate Change defined Climate Smart Agriculture as agriculture that would have three components:

-  Sustainably increasing agricultural productivity and incomes

-  Adapting and building resilience to climate Change

-  Reducing and/or recovering greenhouse gases emissions where

applicable

PDF icon Climate Smart Agriculture.pdf
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Live Green Magazine #3

Live Green is a publication of the Kenya Climate Innovation Center (KCIC). This publication aims to provide information on innovations that address climate change. It also provides insight on changing trends in renewable energy, water management and agribusiness. You can also access the magazine through the Issuu reader here.

PDF icon Live Green - Issue 3.pdf