Tuesday May 30, 2017

Wajir County is set to access KES 142,709,714 Million after passing Wajir Climate Change Fund (WCCF) Act 2016. Through the Act, County government will set aside 2% (around 80 Million) of their development budget to climate change adaptation and resilience and will further access 62,709,714 Million as seed money from Department for International Development (DfID) in the implementation of the WCCF.

 WAJIR COUNTY SET TO ACCESS FUNDS MILLION FOR CLIMATE CHANGE ADAPTATION AND RESILIENCE BUILDINGWajir County becomes the second county (after Makueni) in Kenya and in Africa to pass such legislation and bring them closer to accessing Climate finance from the national government, county government budget; and other international funds such as the Green Climate Fund that is set to rise to $100BN per year from 2020.

Wajir Climate Change Fund (WCCF) act also stipulates that monies not spent at the end of any financial year shall be retained in the Fund for uses that are allowable under the Act. Click here to watch the video

 

 

 

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