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Africa offers high return on climate-smart investment – World Bank

Africa is being hit hard by climate change but has huge potential to minimize the impact and in some instances even triple a return on investment by embracing climate change adaptation, according to a report by the World Bank. Three African countries could more than triple returns on investments in climate-smart infrastructure and create thousands

KCV Clients Receive CO-Financing From KKCF

Sunken Limited , Rafode Limited and Hydroponics Africa Limited are among the overall winners of the just concluded Kakuma Kalobeyei Challenge Fund competition. The Kakuma Kalobeyei Challenge Fund (KKCF) is a program run by the International Finance Corporation implemented together with the Africa Enterprise Challenge Fund, UNHCR and the Turkana County Government. Structured on a

Going nuts: Farmers’ big bet to escape poverty

Macadamia farming is a sunrise industry. It holds much promise for farmers, the economy and consumers alike, particularly as the market is experiencing exponential growth in demand. The potential of the macadamia farming and processing industry is still young in Kenya, meaning that farmers are still learning the trade tricks. Therefore, the industry requires more

Farmers struggling with dead land, there is hope

The use of artificial fertilizers and pesticides would possibly increase yields. Still, these inputs are out of reach to many small-scale farmers as they require capital and risk environmental pollution. Farmers are, therefore, being encouraged to turn to organic farming to improve their yield production. Agri Flora Organic Solutions is an early-stage company trying to

Company serving health miracles from the Moringa tree

Botanic Treasures is a health and wellness company dealing with the value addition of speciality foods. The production and processing of Moringa oileifera is its primary business activity. The social enterprise has empowered over 300 smallholder farmers to grow Moringa oleifera, a highly nutritious vegetable plant. In addition, the enterprise produces nutritional supplements and fortified

Taming Kenyan schools’ addiction to firewood

When it is lunchtime in most schools in Kenya, heavy smoke fills the air. Cooks who report for duty at 5AM every weekday and work until 8PM rush to serve more than 1,000 students and staff. But it is not the hard work or the long hours that bother most of these cooks – it

What is the best enabler for sustainable investment?

The sustainable investment market is still in its adolescence stage – and it is going through a growth spurt. While it is no doubt that the rapid uptake of sustainable investing is impressive, long term health is still not guaranteed. We may compare this to healthy living. Just as showing nutritional information does not guarantee

  • Pamela Okutoyi
  • September 10, 2021
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Sustainable investing in its teenage years

A new industry report suggests that COVID-19 has only deepened the pressure to invest sustainably for institutional players. Schroders’ latest look into sustainable investing has revealed that ethical investors aren’t just becoming more common and vocal and more sophisticated. Schroders’ global head of sustainable investment, Andrew Howard, pinned this development on the pandemic, noting that

Why investing in water is ideal to fight the climate change crisis

We all know there is a climate emergency. What is less well known is the significant impact it has on water scarcity. Water scarcity threatens lives, livelihoods, and, therefore, the stability of societies everywhere. Funding and innovation are urgently required to avert disaster – and investors can play an important role by backing businesses that

Kenya’s water dilemma: Walking into a silent crisis

It is no surprise that Kenya Climate Ventures, KCV, an impact investor in Kenya, has opened a window of investment for enterprises concerned about water sustainability in the country. The firm seeks to fund early – stage water enterprises to provide solutions that ensure sustainable access to affordable and safe water for domestic and productive