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Adaptation to Climate Change in Arid and Semi-Arid Lands (KACCAL)

  • Project details

  • Implementing Agency:
    Special Programmes, Office of the President
    Implementing Agency and Partnering Organizations:
    Ministry of Finance, Government of Kenya
    Summary:

    The objective of the KACCAL project is to assist Kenya in adapting to expected changes in climatic conditions that otherwise threaten the sustainability of rural livelihoods in its arid and semi-arid lands.

    Project Components:

    Objective:  To increase the capacity of communities in the selected districts of the ASALs to adapt to climate variability and change.

    Outcome 1: Enhanced capacity of national and regional government stakeholders to plan, manage and implement climate change adaptation measures.

    Outcome 2: Enhanced capacity of district and local level level stakeholders to plan, manage and implement climate change adaptation measures.

    Outcome 3:

    Enhanced communities’ ability to plan, manage and implement climate-related activities. .

     

    Expected Outputs:

    Outcome 1: 20 national and regional policy makers are aware of CC impacts and CCA needs in ASAL.

    Outcome 2: CCA mainstreamed into 3 District sectoral development plans (Agriculture, Water, Forestry and Wildlife)

    Outcome 3: 180 households will benefit directly from the pilot projects (6 community groups); an additional 360 households (12 community groups) to benefit from exchange visits to pilot sites; c. 10,000 households in the pilot areas (75% of households) will benefit from dissemination of adaptation advice.
     

    Contacts:

    UNDP Regional Technical Advisor

    Project Contact

    Project Status:
    Under Implementation
    Primary Beneficiaries:
    Communities in the selected districts of the Arid and Semi-Arid Lands (ASALs)
    Project Details
    Funding Source:
    GEF-SCCF
    Financing Amount:
    $1,000,000
    Cofinancing Total:
    $1,350,000
    Total Amounts:
    $2,350,000