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Posts By Andrew Burger

UNDP Promotes Polyethylene Greenhouses in Kenya

September 2, 2011 |

In recent years extended periods of drought in Kenya linked to El Nino (the warming of equatorial eastern Pacific waters) have led to problems, including land degradation and access to freshwater resources, for the large number of Kenyans that depend on farming for their livelihoods.

A group of Kenyan educational organizations, supported by the United Nations Development Program’s (UNDP) Adaptation Program, is promoting and fostering the use of polyethylene greenhouses as means of adapting to such changes in the country’s climate. Read More