Kenya developed and launched its frst fve-year National Climate Change Action Plan (NCCAP) in 2013 as a tool to enhance adaptation to climate change and reduce greenhouse gas emissions. The NCCAP 2013-2017 plan set out 38 priority actions to help the country transition to a low carbon climate resilient development pathway.Nine actions were completed by April 2018, seven did not progress, and 22 are in progress and will carry over to the second NCCAP (2018-2022).
Signifcant progress was made under the frst NCCAP 2013-2017. This includes the development of the National Adaptation Plan (NAP) 2015-2030; establishment of climate change funds to support adaptation actions in fve ASAL counties; expansion of renewable energy, including geothermal, solar and wind; establishment of the National Climate Change Resource Centre; and improvement of the legal and policy framework.
This will include the Climate Change Act, 2016; National Climate Change Framework Policy; and National Climate Finance Policy.