African Water Facility Grant Helps Kenyan Pastoralists Build Resilience to Droughts, Climate Change
The grant will support a Kenya Rainwater Association (KRA) pilot program designed to help communities build resilience to droughts
TUNIS, Tunisia, August 9, 2012/African Press Organization (APO)/ — An estimated 150,000 people from pastoral communities, including students and teachers from six schools based in Kenya’s Baringo, Kiambu West and Laikipia districts, are to benefit from a €690,000 grant from the African Water Facility (AWF) (http://www.africanwaterfacility.org/en/) approved by the AfDB (http://www.afdb.org) on Friday, July 6.
The grant will support a Kenya Rainwater Association (KRA) pilot program designed to help communities build resilience to droughts and adapt to climate change through Integrated Rainwater Harvesting Management (IRHM), with potential for greater reach in the Horn of Africa.
More specifically, the AWF grant will be used to finance the implementation of the pilot’s various activities…
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