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The aim of this assessment report is twofold, such that it: (a) maps the migration– environment nexus in Kenya by looking at human mobility due to environmental change; and (b) examines existing policy and legal frameworks and offers guidance in mainstreaming migration in Kenya’s national planning of different sectors and at different levels. One of the main findings of the study is that enhancing the adaptive capacity of Kenya’s population to environmental and climate change, especially for the poor, would reduce the high levels of poverty in the country.
The report highlights the starting points below for initiating further research-based policy development:
This publication is one of six national assessments to be published under the Migration, Environment and Climate Change: Evidence for Policy (MECLEP) project, funded by the European Union. The project aims to contribute to the global knowledge base on the relationship between migration and environmental change, including climate change.