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Kenya’s National Drought Management Authority trains on the improved Di Monitoring tool

Experts from Kenya’s National Drought Management Authority (NDMA) were trained in the use of Di Monitoring to track progress in the implementation of the organisation’s strategic plan. The training, titled User Level Training on Project Monitoring and Evaluation took place from 28th to 31st May in Nakuru. The Di Monitoring tool will also help to link NDMA’s activities to the broader Ending Drought Emergencies (EDE) initiative.

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  • The IGAD region covers an area of 5.2 million km2
  • IGAD region has a population of more than 240 million people
  • The region is endowed with a considerable range of natural resources, with a huge potential for a variety wealth creation and progress.
  • About 70% of the IGAD region comprises arid and semi-arid lands (ASALs) that receive less than 600mm in annual rainfall and are characterized by recurrent drought.
  • Over the years, severity and frequency of droughts have been increasing and desertification, land degradation, global warming and related climate change phenomena exacerbated it
  • The IGAD region has a strategic place in the Horn of Africa.
  • IGAD is focused for regional economic cooperation and integration.
  • The ultimate goal of IGAD is the welfare of its population in the form of human security and to maintain peace and security for sustainable development

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