This three-year project aims to enhance the climate resilience and adaptive capacity of communities through empowering women and young people, supporting community-led planning and budgeting, and developing local advocacy and policy.
15 September 2018 to 31 August 2021
Samburu (six wards) and Marsabit (10 wards) counties
Caritas Maralal, PACIDA, IMPACT, Docubox and IIED. We’re also working closely with the county governments of Samburu and Marsabit
- To enhance communities’ capacity to anticipate, plan and adapt to climate change in Marsabit and Samburu counties.
- To increase the capacity of community-based institutions to engage with county governments in climate change governance.
- To improve the capacity of community-based institutions in sustainable management and livelihood diversification.
- To improve the policy environment for sustainable management, livestock production and use of climate information services.
- To integrate learning and adaptation into programme management.
- Baseline evaluation and mapping of groups completed.
- Formation of climate change committees in all the wards.
- Community involved in participatory vulnerability and capacity assessments in four wards.
- Community participation in county annual planning and budgeting in 16 wards.
- Identified youth, female and male groups for capacity-building on diversified livelihoods.
- Resource-based conflict caused by drought in both counties.
- Drought due to two failed rainy seasons has led to migration. This has affected the community’s involvement in county planning and budgeting processes.