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  • Pan Africa Climate Justice Alliance(PACJA) with support from SNV Netherlands Development Organisation are organizing a training workshop targeting Voice for Change Project partnership(V4CP) Civil Societies(CSOs) to equip them with information on a variety of climate change financing mechanisms, development of bankable climate change proposals and governance in climate change. The one day workshop will be on 6th of May. Among the climate change funding mechanisms available today is The Green Climate Fund (GCF) which is a newly established fund financial Mechanism under the UNFCCC – Paris Agreement along with Adaption Fund & GEF, created to support the efforts of developing [ ....... ]
  • PACJA through the Trocaire support project on promoting Community Resilience and Climate Change Adaptation in Drought-affected Communities in Kitui, Tharaka-Nithi and Embu will facilitate community and Natural Resource Management Groups (NRM) to participate in the 2019/2020 financial year to give their recommendations to the draft budget before being adopted in June. The meeting will be held In Embu County on the 25th and 26th April. Although Kenya has put in place legal instruments and policy frameworks to foster public participation in the budgetary process at the county level, these have not been implemented fully by the county governments. The policy [ ....... ]
  • Author : Nabongo Protus Joseph Mithika Mwenda never expected to be named among the world's 100 most influential people in climate change policy this year.Despite being the executive director of Pan African Climate Justice Alliance (PACJA), a civil society organization that champions for a healthy earth, Mwenda never thought that he was on the same level with some of the prominent people in the world. So when the announcement by Apolitical, a global network for governments came, last month, Mwenda’s name was among the 100nominated by hundreds of public servants from around the world, including experts at the United [ ....... ]
  • Every 22nd April more than 500 million people in the world celebrate Earth day, to demonstrate support for environmental protection. It is an annual event created to celebrate the planets environment and raise public awareness about pollution. This year’s theme is “Protect our species”.This day is celebrated by lots of people by encouraging the people to save the Earth by providing them with every knowledge about the security of the Environment as well as provide them ideas and plans to protect the Environment. On 22nd April 2009 the United Nations General Assembly adopted a resolution declaring 22nd April as the [ ....... ]
  • The successful hosting of a first ever, Africa FCPF Regional Exchange Workshop in Kenya was the result of efforts by a number of players. Grateful appreciation is due to the Pan African Climate Justice Alliance (PACJA) in collaboration with the Mainyoito Pastoralist Integrated Development Organization (MPIDO) who hosted and supported the workshop and the Forest Carbon Partnership Facility (FCPF) financial support. We especially acknowledge the Ministry of Environment and Forestry through the Kenya Forest Service for honoring the invitation to speak at the meeting. Attached is the workshop report . [ ....... ]
  • Reduced Emissions from Deforestation and forest Degradation and the role of conservation, sustainable forest management and enhancement of the carbon stocks in developing countries (REDD+) is a financial incentive-based climate change mitigation initiative designed to compensate national governments and subnational actors in return for demonstrable reduction in carbon emissions from deforestation and forest degradation (UNFCCC 2010). REDD+ can support countries in ensuring sustainable forest management, and provide incentives to address some of the main drivers of deforestation and forest degradation, such as slash-and-burn agriculture (shifting cultivation) and fuel wood consumption.   Attached is A case study review of  Cote D'ivoire, [ ....... ]
  • Photo credits  PRMIA The Pan African Justice Alliance (PACJA) and CARE International on behalf of the implementing partners of the "Civil Society Organisations readiness to the Green Climate Fund (GCF) - focus Africa" project coordinated by German watch and CARE International, are organizing an Online Webinar to be held on WEDNESDAY, 30TH APRIL 2019 FROM 12:00 -13:30 NAIROBI TIME. The Green Climate Fund (GCF) offers an opportunity for Africa transformation towards climate change resilient livelihoods. Currently, 50% of all GCF approvals to date have been to Africa. A total of 36 GCF projects have been approved. GCF funding in Africa [ ....... ]
  • photo credits ReserachGate   For the past three decades the world has become increasingly digitalised and thus providing climate change campaigners an added platform to share and shape public discourse on the issue. According to ‘We Are Social’, 3.26 billion people use social media on mobile devices. As of January 2019, figures indicate  a growth of 297 million new users, which represents a year-on-year increase of more than 10 per cent. An early and popular definition of social media states that it is an online structure where individuals use their own profiles to connect with other individuals by creating lists [ ....... ]
  •   The African center for technology studies (ACTS) in partnership with Pan African Climate Justice Alliance (PACJA) through its Kenyan platform The Kenya Platform for Climate Governance (KPCG), Makueni County government and the Council of Governors organized a two day workshop on mapping and scaling county climate action under the “strengthening non state climate action on global south project. “The project focuses on the Kenyan counties as the sub state actors for which this partnership is targeted as a means of scaling up climate action across the counties. The workshop aimed to map and catalyze the extent of climate action [ ....... ]
  • In order to lay groundwork for the Kenya CSOs and Climate finance working group Pan African Climate Justice Alliance collaborated with National treasury (National Designated Authority) trained CSOs on Climate change budgeting and coding skills. This will not improve their Capacity but also enhance their skills to track climate Finance Flows in Kenya. Moreover CSO were trained on Green Climate Finance processes and how to develop bankable proposals that can address key climate challenges most vulnerable communities especially in ASALs region. [ ....... ]

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