GNIplus in Kenya is a three-year program funded by the German International Climate Initiative (IKI). GNIplus’ partnership with the Ministry of Environment and Forestry (through the Climate Change Directorate), and in collaboration with the National Treasury (Climate Finance Unit), relevant sectoral ministries and other public and private stakeholders, has launched an initiative to help the Government of Kenya achieve its Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs) goals.
KCIC’s role was to support the partnership through:
- Conducting rigorous quantitative evaluation of Kenya’s climate finance mechanisms and climate and energy policies as well as flows of public and private finance.
- Building and maintaining strong stakeholder relationships with key partners in Kenya, including: relevant Ministries in the Government of Kenya; the private sector; and, donor organizations.
- Assisting with the set-up of a ‘Coalition of Investors’, a group of relevant stakeholders from financial institutions, investors, utilities, local businesses, the engineering community and project developers in target sectors.
- Assessing the data requirements and leading the collection of data to inform the first climate finance landscape mapping for Kenya.
- Providing support to the GNIplus project manager in the coordination of stakeholder meetings, coordination of Consortium trips, GNIplus events and capacity building activities.
- Providing strategic input into the consortium’s GNIplus outputs and communicating outputs from across the program effectively in meetings and/ or events.
- Assisting in the writing and editing of high-quality GNIplus products, including full reports, executive summaries, blogs, and presentations.
- Communicating and collaborating with GNIplus team working around the globe.