Nakuru County


Susan Kihika

Focal cities

2020 September

Adaptation: Risk & Vulnerability assessment
Adaptation: Target
Adaptation: Plan
Mitigation: Baseline inventory of GHG emissions
Mitigation: Target
Mitigation: Plan
Access to energy: Access to energy assessment
Access to Energy: Target
Access to Energy: Plan



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    Infographic | Nakuru County – General Information

    Nakuru County is located in the renowned Rift Valley region, known for its national parks, lakes and forest. Its densely populated capital – Nakuru Town – was recently given ‘City’ status and is now Kenya’s fourth city.

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    Infographic | Nakuru County – Private Sector & Financiers

    Business in Nakuru County are already feeling the impact of climate change and limited access to energy, from profit losses due to decreasing crop yields to difficulties to access markets during floods.

    Climate finance
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    Infographic | Nakuru County – Civil Society

    While Nakuru is already taking climate action at the county level, its citizens can also help it become greener, healthier and more resilient to climate change. Some steps include rethinking travel habits, keeping the county clean, saving energy where possible, switching to clean cooking, and staying protected from climate hazards and extreme weather.

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    Infographic | Nakuru County – SEACAP Adaptation Pillar

    Even though Nakuru County is a hazard-secure area, several hazards have an impact on the County (including droughts, floods and rainstorms), which makes it vulnerable to the impact of climate change.

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    City Infographic | Nakuru County – Access to Energy

    In 2021, 64% of the households in Nakuru County had access to electricity. By 2027, the County aims to provide electricity to all households and increase energy efficiency by providing temporary subsidies, mapping areas for grid extension and promoting uptake of solar home systems and solar lanterns, among other measures.

    Access to energy
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    City Infographic | Nakuru County – SEACAP Mitigation Pillar

    Without climate action, Nakuru County’s emissions will likely increase by 65% in the next decade. By 2030, Nakuru aims to reduce its projected emissions by 33%, a target equal to removing 450,000 cars and motorcycles from the road.

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    City Infographic | Nakuru County – Baseline Poster

    Local governments in Sub-Saharan Africa are key actors in mitigating and adapting to climate change. Therefore, Nakuru (Kenya) has developed a Sustainable Energy Access and Climate Action Plan (SEACAP) to define the strategies, plans and actions that the County is taking towards sustainable development and lower greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions.


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