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Request for Proposals

  • December 6, 2018
  • Posted by: ajamah

   REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS (RFPs) 

RFP KN003-2018 CI AfFD Nov 2018 

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Vital Signs participated in the recently-concluded Sustainable Blue Economy Conference in Nairobi, Kenya (November 26-28) with a call for enhanced use of data and information to guide policies and decision making in the blue economy sector in Africa and beyond.

The conference was co-hosted by the governments of Kenya, Canada and Japan and attended by thousands of delegates from across the world.

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By Alice Ruhweza & Victor Esendi

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By Mike Olendo

November 30, 2018 – Conservation International’s Capacity-building Initiative for Transparency (CBIT) Kenya participated in a Regional Climate Change Policy Dialogue convened by the Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA) in the Kingdom of Eswatini from 12 - 16 November 2018.

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By Everline Ndenga & Tom Kemboi

November 21, 2018—The Integrated Approach Program (IAP) on food security (GEF-IAP-FS project) is a project funded by the Global Environmental Facility (GEF) to enhance food security in smallholder systems in sub Saharan Africa by advancing a holistic approach towards agricultural productivity.  

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Vital Signs Meets Key Partners in Ethiopia

  • November 28, 2018
  • Posted by: ajamah

By Tom Kemboi & Everline Ndenga

November 21, 2018—Acknowledging the importance of partnerships, Conservation International’s Vital Signs Program staff Tom Kemboi and Everline Ndenga met with officials of David & Lucile Packard Foundation, one of our valuable donors, and the World Vision Ethiopia, a key partner in implementation of projects, to discuss results of a recent Needs Assessment study as well as potential projects and funding opportunities.

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By Victor Esendi

The Paris Agreement on climate change is based on an enhanced transparency framework for tracking and reporting the progress of existing and future country commitments to addressing the phenomenon, with built-in flexibility included for  non-Annex 1  countries that are deemed most vulnerable to climate change impacts.

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On November 6, 2018, the Vital Signs program of Conservation International in partnership with the Africa Innovations Institute (AFRII) and the government of Uganda convened stakeholders to discuss the preliminary results of an analysis of some of Uganda’s key natural areas and their role in realizing the country’s sustainable development and climate action targets.

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Vital Signs and Uganda Government Launch CBIT project

  • October 10, 2018
  • Posted by: ajamah

October 3, 2018—Conservation International’s Vital Signs program and Uganda’s Ministry of Water and Environment (MoWE) have launched a project to strengthen the country’s institutional and technical capacity to track and report on its progress in achieving its targets against climate change in line with the Paris Agreement.

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Vital Signs and Rwanda Environment Management Authority Host CBIT Inception and Stakeholders Consultation Workshop

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