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Attention Investors: African Entrepreneurs Are Restoring Land and Making Profit

  • Forests
  • agriculture
  • forest restoration
  • Kenya
  • regreening africa restoration agriculture
  • sustainable agriculture
Caroline Kariuki co-founded GreenPot Enterprises to help farmer-investors plant bamboo and restore degraded land in Kenya. Photo by Will Anderson/WRI.
  • Forests
  • agriculture
  • forest restoration
  • Kenya
  • regreening africa restoration agriculture
  • sustainable agriculture
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For the Millions of East Africans Who Need Electricity Most, Data Shows Renewable Energy Is a Viable – and Affordable – Solution

  • maps
  • Humans of Clean Energy
  • Sustainable Development Goal 4
  • Sustainable Development Goal 7
  • Africa
  • Energy
  • Energy Access
  • Kenya
  • renewable energy
Electricity has far-reaching impacts on people's livelihoods. This Tanzanian tailor can sew at night thanks to solar power. Photo by Theo Steemers/USAID
  • maps
  • Humans of Clean Energy
  • Sustainable Development Goal 4
  • Sustainable Development Goal 7
  • Africa
  • Energy
  • Energy Access
  • Kenya
  • renewable energy
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Kenyan Herders Are Switching from Cattle to Camels to Adapt to Climate Change

  • Climate Resilience
  • adaptation
  • agriculture
  • Kenya
Camel traders at a livestock market in Kenya
  • Climate Resilience
  • adaptation
  • agriculture
  • Kenya
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In Kenya’s Rural Health Clinics, Business Performance and Renewables Go Hand-in-Hand

  • Energy
  • Humans of Clean Energy
  • Africa
  • Energy Access
  • health
  • Kenya
  • public health
  • renewable energy
  • solar
Joyce Onyino and patients at her health clinic in rural Kenya
  • Energy
  • Humans of Clean Energy
  • Africa
  • Energy Access
  • health
  • Kenya
  • public health
  • renewable energy
  • solar

RELEASE: World’s First Startup Accelerator for Land Restoration Launches in Africa

  • Forests
  • agroforestry
  • Kenya
  • forest restoration
  • reforestation
  • restoration
  • scaling environmental entrepreneurship
  • Forests
  • agroforestry
  • Kenya
  • forest restoration
  • reforestation
  • restoration
  • scaling environmental entrepreneurship
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How Distributed Solar Helps Pregnant Women in Rural Kenya

  • Energy Access
  • Energy
  • Humans of Clean Energy
  • Africa
  • health
  • Kenya
  • poverty
  • renewable energy
  • solar
Maasai woman
  • Energy Access
  • Energy
  • Humans of Clean Energy
  • Africa
  • health
  • Kenya
  • poverty
  • renewable energy
  • solar
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A New Fuel Source Can Power Kenya’s Industries While Saving Forests. So Why Isn’t it Taking Off?

  • Forests
  • Humans of Clean Energy
  • biofuels
  • Energy
  • Kenya
Baobab tree on the edge of Kenyan farmland
  • Forests
  • Humans of Clean Energy
  • biofuels
  • Energy
  • Kenya
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Navigating Kibera Through Community Design

  • Kenya
  • Urban Development
A child in Kibera, Nairobi, Kenya.
  • Kenya
  • Urban Development
Insights

Awash in Green and Gold: The Emerging Restoration Economy in Kenya

  • Forests
  • Business
  • deforestation
  • Africa
  • agriculture
  • Kenya
  • restoration
seedling in a Kenyan nursery
  • Forests
  • Business
  • deforestation
  • Africa
  • agriculture
  • Kenya
  • restoration
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Kenya to Restore Denmark-sized Area of Degraded Land

  • deforestation
  • degraded lands
  • Africa
  • agriculture
  • Kenya
  • restoration
Farmers in Kenya
  • deforestation
  • degraded lands
  • Africa
  • agriculture
  • Kenya
  • restoration
  • Africa
  • Kenya
  • forest restoration
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Q&A: How to Involve Kenya’s Local Communities in Adapting to Climate Change?

  • Climate Resilience
  • adaptation
  • climate change
  • Kenya
Farmer from rural Kenya working on her land
  • Climate Resilience
  • adaptation
  • climate change
  • Kenya
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3 Myths and Facts about Forest and Landscape Restoration

  • agriculture
  • agroforestry
  • deforestation
  • forest restoration
  • Forests
  • India
  • maps
  • New Perspectives on Restoration
In Rwanda, 85 percent of the population makes a living from subsistence farming of degraded, formerly forested lands. Photo Credit: Gates Foundation/Flickr
  • agriculture
  • agroforestry
  • deforestation
  • forest restoration
  • Forests
  • India
  • maps
  • New Perspectives on Restoration
Insights

Helping Clean Energy Entrepreneurs Turn on the Lights in Poor Countries

  • Energy
  • Business
  • electricity
  • Asia
  • Africa
  • Energy Access
  • governance
  • improving electricity governance
  • India
  • investment
  • Kenya
  • mobilizing clean energy finance
  • Philippines
  • renewable energy
  • scaling environmental entrepreneurship
  • solar
  • Energy
  • Business
  • electricity
  • Asia
  • Africa
  • Energy Access
  • governance
  • improving electricity governance
  • India
  • investment
  • Kenya
  • mobilizing clean energy finance
  • Philippines
  • renewable energy
  • scaling environmental entrepreneurship
  • solar

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