Category: Publications & Resources

Newspaper: Climate Change News 3

Newspaper: Climate Change News 3

Lets Talk Trash" | Published by Peace Pen Communications | October 2013 "Lets Talk Trash". Solid waste management is a major problem world-over and in Kenya offers several challenges from clogged drainage and sewers, waterborne diseases like typhoid, cholera and diarrhoea, increased upper respiratory diseases from open burning of the garbage to malaria. ...

Paper: Kenya - Voting for our own

Paper: Kenya – Voting for our own

The dynamics of tribal politics in the Eastern African State | Written by Mildred Ngesa, Peace Pen Communications | October 2013 Written after the March 2013 Kenyan presidential and parliamentary elections, the following article by Mildred Ngesa, a Kenyan journalist and the director of Peace Pen Communications in Nairobi, analyses the framework and structures of politics in Kenya. ...

Newspaper: Climate Change News 2

Newspaper: Climate Change News 2

Killing our rain | Industrial activties & environmental degradation | Published by Peace Pen Communications | July 2013 We may be making great industrial strides but the quality of our life is shrinking by the day! With industrial revolution in most cities of the world comes the non-relenting challenge of environmental degradation. The two are inter-linked in that there is seldom any industrial growth without ...

Study: The Ironies of Big Development Projects in Uganda

Study: The Ironies of Big Development Projects in Uganda

Voices of Host Communities | Published by NAPE | July 2012 NAPE, under the Sustainability School Programme, set out to document the voices of host communities in areas where large developmental projects have been established by government with support from its international development partners. This publication, therefore aims at amplifying the voices of the local people being impacted on negatively by these deve ...

Study: Land Acquisitions for Agribusiness in Tanzania

Study: Land Acquisitions for Agribusiness in Tanzania

Prospect and Challenges | Published by Lawyers' Environmental Action Team (LEAT) | November 2011 Lack of a clear guiding policy for regulating the development of biofuel plantations has led to the rapid increase in biofuel plantations in Tanzania. The increase in these plantations has resulted in infringement of land rights and forest loss and has impacted negatively on the indigenous people’s livelihoods. It is a ...

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