FAO launches carbon-neutral tea initiative to mitigate climate change

The new project will explore practices to sequester carbon dioxide from the atmosphere and reduce greenhouse gas emissions at each stage in the tea value chain

WasteAid launches virtual safari to fundraise for waste collectors

The route of the virtual experience is around Lake Naivasha in Kenya, where WasteAid is working with local partners to improve waste collection and recycling

UK awards £50m for clean energy projects in Africa

Winning projects include solar farms in Kenya, geothermal power stations in Ethiopia and battery storage across sub-Saharan Africa

Total Access to Energy Solutions and Aceleron partner on off-grid energy for Kenya

The businesses aim to expand access to renewable power and tackle unsustainable battery waste by repurposing old battery packs

Kenya closes its first ever green bond

The bond has been certified as green by the UK Climate Bonds Initiative due to its expected contribution to reducing carbon emissions

Two utility-scale solar plants to be built in Kenya in $253m deal

The Radiant and Eldosol solar farms will have a total capacity of 80MW and reduce carbon emissions by 106,000 tonnes annually

Africa’s largest wind farm enters full operation in Kenya

The consortium behind the project claims the facility now makes up around 17% of the country’s installed capacity

UK pledges £250m to tackle climate change in Africa

It is the Department for International Development’s largest single direct climate investment in the continent

UK injects £52m into solar power plant in Kenya

It will provide clean electricity to the Malindi region in South East Kenya, which currently struggles with regular power shortages

UK invests £1.7m in two Kenyan solar energy plants

The potential for one or both projects to take part in a power purchase agreement (PPA) pilot is being explored