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The role of Natural Capital in Tackling Kenya's National Challenges - Building Bridges Initiative Presentation by Isaac P. Kalua PhD, CBS, MBS, HSC

A presentation to the Building Bridges Initiative by Isaac P. PhD, CBS, MBS, HSC. Natural resources constitute one of the key pillars of Kenya's economy. "In order to safeguard the invaluable contribution of natural resources to Kenya's wellbeing, the Environment Chapter in the Constitution should be strengthened and inclusive of schedule of all ...

  • Dr. Kalua
  • 16th Aug 2019
  • 44
OUR GENETIC RESOURCES HAVE MASSIVE ECONOMIC POTENTIAL

Exactly two decades ago in 1997, researchers from the University of Maryland in USA revealed that ecosystem services in the world were worth a staggering USD33 trillion. This amount was almost double the entire global economic wealth. Ecosystem Services come directly from nature and provide us with basic needs like food and water. More broadly, the...

  • Dr. Isaac
  • 5th May 2017
  • 141
LET'S CONSERVE TSAVO AND EMPOWER COMMUNITIES

The Basra Reed Warbler is an endangered small beautiful bird that lives in Tsavo West National Park. Not many people go to the park with the goal of sighting the bird since the park, together with Tsavo East, are much more famous for their multitude of gigantic elephants, prides of regal elephants, crowds of dik-diks, gazelles, impalas, leopards an...

  • Dr. Isaac
  • 19th Aug 2016
  • 80
MORE FISH WILL DEVELOP KENYA

If we Kenyans ate as much fish as we devour beef, thousands more of us would smile all the way to the bank and millions would be healthier. As white meat with less saturated fat than red meat, fish is healthier. But it can also lead to healthier wallets because Kenya's potential for aquaculture is a whopping 1.4 million hectares. This can produce m...

  • Dr. Isaac
  • 24th Jun 2016
  • 50
OUR LAND, OUR FUTURE.

Kenya's total area of 581,309 square kilometres makes it one of the fifty largest countries in the world and the twentieth largest in Africa. We are bigger than countries like Thailand, Spain, Sweden, Germany, Norway, Finland and Italy. But size doesn't seem to matter when it comes to economic development because all these countries' economies are ...

  • Dr. Isaac
  • 1st Apr 2016
  • 57
THE HEALTH OF OUR OCEAN ECOSYSTEMS EQUALS TO WEALTH

Kenya's coast lineruns from Vanga in South Coast all the way to Kiunga in North Coast.It covers 1,420km, a distance similar to making two return road trips from Nairobi to Kisumu. This is a massive distance that carves out a marine ecosystem that contains enormous and strategic potential for local populace, the country and the International commune...

  • Dr. Isaac
  • 25th Mar 2016
  • 74


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