INTRODUCTION Sustainable Development seeks to meet the needs of the present without...
Climate change is among the most important and complex issues our planet and its people have faced in centuries, and the COVID-19 pandemic has only reinforced the urgency and necessity of building economic systems that are both equitable and sustainable.
There is greater need for clean energy as Kenya fosters towards Vision 2030. Energy is both an enabler and driver of the vision. Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) number 7 insists on clean energy use.
This report is for donors, global policy makers, and civil society actors concerned with “land investments,” which are defined as agriculture, forestry, wind and solar energy, and similar projects. In particular, it is for such actors who seek to improve the governance and accountability of land investments, protect and bolster the rights of project-affected communities, and enhance development outcomes linked to land investments. For actors already working on advancing transparency of land investments, this report offers new insights for achieving transformative change.
IWGIA’s latest human rights report examines the sociocultural impacts two particular projects – the Lake Turkana Wind Power project and Olkaria Geothermal Power plants – are having in several Indigenous communities in Kenya.