by Admin on January, 2020
The Swedish Environment Protection Agency (SEPA) team comprising of 9 members from Sweden, Uganda and Kenya were hosted by CSUDP between the 13th and 17th of January 2020 for a learning and experience sharing visit to Kenya.
The mission’s intention was to learn more about the ongoing CSUDP’s “Eco – Settlement Social Planning Approach” as well as the proposed “Integration of Climate change into Slum Upgrading” project by the MOLTIHUD.
CSUDP is one of the participating partners in the “Strengthened institutions for a sustainable climate” – A global capacity building programme facilitated by SEPA and has piloted renewable energy interventions for 100 female led households project piloted in Kimangaru, Embu and Kipsongo, Trans-Nzoia as a component of the eco – settlement social planning approach.
Local partnerships, local urban forums, capacity building in social accountability, community roles including entrepreneurship and locally led climate change initiatives in the promotion of sustainable cities were appreciated by the team. The mission triggered interests in strengthening the South – North and North – North peer learning, promotion of social planning curricula in learning institutions and enhancing data collection and related integration into the national and global measurement and goals.