INNOVATION FOR CLIMATE CHANGE MITIGATION, ADAPTATION AND LIVELIHOODS SUSTENANCE
Impacts climate change impacts on the poor vulnerable populations of Siaya County need not to be over emphasized. Increased temperatures and unpredictable rainfall patterns have caused great losses to small-holder farmers in the region. On the other hand, risks, hazards and disasters that occur due to climate extremes are unprecedented. These include; flooding along the Nzoia river Basin and the Yala Complex, flash floods in the urban centres, displacement and loss of life and property.
Our Programmatic intervention
Tembea in partnership with community groups and a host of other stakeholders facilitate wide range of community driven interventions that takes into account innovation and science towards mitigation and adaptation to climate change.
To this end, Tembea harnesses emerging science and technologies to generate knowledge and solutions for the local communities. These include;
i) Renewable Energy promotion and energy efficient technology dissemination through promotion of improved cook stoves, biogas energy, micro-HEP installation and distribution
ii) Climate Smart Agriculture
iii) Weather forecasting interpretation and dissemination
iv) Community Based Disaster Risk Reduction and Management