Sharing lessons from East Africa to the West Indies

One thing that I am really enjoying about living and working in Kenya is that I get to help draw ties and strengthen relationships between Africa and the Caribbean on energy and sustainability.  This year it was my genuine honor to serve as a judge for the #BlueClimateInitiative Community Awards for Ocean-Related Climate Solutions. Alongside an amazing […]

Effective policy for renewables expansion in the Caribbean

I thoroughly enjoyed being part of Latin America and the Caribbean Climate Week 2021 held virtually this week. I am always proud to see the Caribbean demonstrate strong leadership, technical expertise, and progressiveness in climate negotiation. We may be challenged by size, scale, access to finance, and our particularly climate-vulnerable economies, but Caribbean leaders are […]

Strengthening Africa’s food systems means supporting small farmers

Warnings are increasing about Africa’s deepening food insecurity challenge, as the COVID pandemic has limited the supply of imported inputs (e.g. seed, fertilizer and pesticides) and extension services, while restricting farm labor movement and distribution channels and increasing demand volatility. All this has led institutions like the World Food Program to project that the number […]