Climate change Knowledge resources

Climate Change is a reality and its impact pose a serious threat to Kenya’s development achievement. In order to achieve the aspirations of Vision 2030 and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), resources in relation to climate change are of significant importance. The resources can be defined as something that is available for use or that can be used for support or help address climate change issues. Ministry of Environment and Forestry/CCD is actively involved in the development of various resources to support climate change knowledge base

The following climate change resources are available 

Policy Guides and Frameworks

Ministry of Environment and Forestry/CCD has published several policy documents to guide the country to address climate change. They include,

  • The Climate Change Act, 2016
  • The National Adaptation Plan 2015-2030
  • The National Climate Change Action Plan 2013-2017
  • The National Climate Change Response Strategy
  • The National climate change policy framework

Research Initiatives

Over the last few years, several research initiatives have been conducted in relation to climate change. The knowledge portal will try and avail them online that can help to address issues with a climate-change focus. 

Publications and Best Practice

This will include lessons learned, Magazines and any other climate change related information


Visitors to our library on Ngong road will have access to,

  • Physical volumes on climate change allied fields
  • Physical journals and newsletters
  • Serial publications, including joto afrika magazine

Additionally there are several e-books, accessible electronically 


Once the portal is fully operational, the following will be made available to enhance knowledge sharing,

  • Image Library
  • Videos
  • Podcasts
  • Blog

It is important to note that the resources used are also aligned to global goals such as Agenda 2063 and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Some of these resources also include research materials that have been published by independent recognized institutions.


Climate Change Act, 2016:

The National Climate Change Action Plan 2013-2017

The National Adaptation Plan 2015-2030

The NDC Sector Analysis Report

The National Climate Change Response Strategy

The National Climate Change Framework Policy

The Vision 2030

The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)