Adaptation

Adaptation
September 25, 2017 1 Comment Themes,Uncategorized

ADAP-1( Agriculture)

  1. Coordination and mainstreaming of climate change into agricultural extension
  2. Establishment and maintenance of climate change related information for agriculture
  3. Up-scaling specific adaptation actions – Promotion and bulking of drought tolerant traditional high value crops; Water harvesting for crop production; Index-based weather insurance; Conservation agriculture; Agro-forestry; and Integrated soil

  4. Promote climate-smart agriculture in Kenyafertility management.
  5. Development and application of Performance Benefit Measurement methodologies for adaptation, mitigation and development

ADAP-2( Livestock)

  1. Grazing management systems, fodder banks and strategic reserves
  2. Price stabilization schemes and strategic livestock based food reserves
  3. Selection and breeding animals to adapt to climate change
  4. Livelihood diversification (camels, indigenous poultry, beekeeping, Rabbits, emerging livestock – quails, guinea fowls, ostriches etc)
  5. Capacity building -Inventory of indigenous knowledge, livestock insurance schemes, early warning systems, early action, stocking rates, vaccination campaigns, disease

    Control

ADAP-3( Water)

  1. Mainstreaming of CC into all water resource management plans and actions
  2. Water conservation efforts including the reversal of degradation of the main water towers and rehabilitation and restoration of all water catchments
  3. Increasing urban& rural domestic water supplies urban sewage services to help

    combating water borne diseases and their social and economic impacts

  4. Enhance irrigation and drainage to increase agricultural production and address water requirements for livestock production
  5. Carry out effective trans-boundary water resources management
  6. Carry out water resources assessment, documentation and dissemination of necessary information to stakeholders

ADAP-4( Environment)

  1. Strengthening the capacity of national and county institutions responsible for climate change coordination; climate-related data and information collection, processing,

    and management; including the National Implementing Entity; among others.

  2. Increase tree cover to 10% per year to contribute to reduced erosion, flood risk, environmental integrity, improved livelihood sustainability and ecosystem based adaptation.
  3. Mainstream climate change risks and opportunities within and across major vulnerable sectors including the Coastal Zone Management Plan, the National Disaster Risk Management Response Plan and the National Environment Action

    Plan in line

  4. Improve and strengthen climate change information management systems and enhance awareness creation of climate risk management and opportunities.

ADAP-5( Infrastructure)

  1. Climate-proofing of roads in the ASALs

ADAP-6( Sustainable livelihoods)

  1. Supporting sustainable livelihoods in drought prone ASAL

ADAP-7( Energy Infrastructure)

  1. Solar (hybrid systems, installation of solar in more institutions in ASAL areas, promotion of solar street lighting) to provide power for schools and other public

    Institutions

  2. Increase small hydropower generation plants to provide electricity to large numbers of local community members and businesses in the rural setting enabling job creation
  3. Promotion of energy efficiency programmes to reduce demand for generation to

    save the environment

  4. Rehabilitation of water catchment areas (which feed the various hydro dams)

    -leading to regular flow in the rivers that serve the hydro dams, hence even out power generation

Geothermal resources development – due to uncertainty in the hydrology, geothermal will become the base load.

ADAP-7( Tourism)

  1. Develop and implement action plans to build resilience of vulnerable tourism areas

    to climate change and variability.

  2. Identify and replicate sustainable tourism projects with full involvement of and distribution of equitable benefits to local communities.
  3. Develop and disseminate guidelines on resource efficiency for the operation of

    existing tourism facilities and the design standards for new ones.

  4. Review and update tourism sector policies, laws and regulations and other quasi- regulatory guidelines, governance and funding processes (within the context of Vision 2030 and the next MTP review) once the tourism risk assessments have been completed.

Implement research, training and capacity building programmes in tourism to

enhance the climate resilience of the tourism sector

Cost Estimate :20Millions

Estimated Time  :5 years

Total Cost Estimate : 63 Billions

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    Rosemary Barasa

    The Institute for Climate Change and Adaptation (ICCA) was established in 2011 with the mission of building human capacity necessary to address the unique climate change and adaptation needs of vulnerable communities through teaching, action-oriented research, development of innovative technologies and community participation. The Institute also provides expert advice for national and regional policy formulation and implementation. Through its diversified and dedicated team of experts and researchers drawn from across the University of Nairobi, the capacity to deal with climate change and adaptation issues is being achieved through the offering of formal training on climate change science and adaptation at postgraduate level (Masters and Doctorate); professional short courses for various climate change and adaptation actors and stakeholders in the public and private sectors including NGOs; climate change and adaptation research and knowledge exchange; action-oriented community outreach programmes for implementation of practical climate change and adaptation options; and policy advice on climate change and adaptation.

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