Drought and Famine in East Africa

Drought and Famine in East Africa

News reports in Kenya have in recent months been dominated by stories documenting the effects of drought and famine. These effects, according to the UN Environment, “are being felt all across the east coast of Africa – from Ethiopia, where failed rains have affected 80% of the country’s crops, to South Sudan, which has already […]

UN Secretary General in Nairobi UNEP 2017

(Photo Credit: http://web.unep.org) The United Nations Secretary General, Mr. Antonio Guterres, made a brief appearance at the UN Environment’s 4th annual subcommittee meeting of the Committee of Permanent Representatives on 8th March 2017, at which CYNESA was represented. In his remarks, Mr. Guterres highlighted the link between environment, peace and security, and sustainable development. He reminded […]

FLEAT SAFCEI-NAKURU 2016

The Catholic Youth Network for Environmental Sustainability in Africa (CYNESA) hosted ten multi-faith African Faith Leaders from Kenya, Tanzania, Zambia, South Africa, Malawi, and Zimbabwe for an Environmental Advocacy immersion in Nakuru County, Kenya between 29th August and 2nd September 2016.The training experience was part of the evaluation process of the impact that the Faith […]

June 4th 2016, the Catholic Youth Network for Environmental Sustainability in Africa (CYNESA) in collaboration with over 12 organizations including National environment authority – nema, World vision – Kenya, County Government of Mombasa, and other Ngos and cbos played host to celebrations marking world environment day 2016. The activities of the day were carried under […]