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Kenya

General Information:

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The Republic of Kenya is a country in East Africa. Lying along the Indian Ocean, at the equator, Kenya is bordered by Ethiopia (north), Somalia (northeast), Tanzania (south), Uganda plus Lake Victoria (west), and Sudan (northwest). Kenya has numerous wildlife reserves, containing thousands of animal species. The capital city is Nairobi. Kenya's population of nearly 39 million is diverse - with more than 40different cultures represented. The country is named after Mount Kenya, a significant landmark and the second among the highest mountain peaks of Africa.

Ongoing Project

  • Select to magnify the image Youth Employment Support-Jobs for the Unemployed and Marginalized young People in Kenya and Zimbabwe
    The Youth Employment Support (YES) Jobs for the Unemployed and Marginalized young People (JUMP) is part of the ILO’s response to the Kenya Decent Work Country Programme adopted in 2007 by the Government, Workers and Employers. The objective of the ILO YES-JUMP Project is to contribute to the poverty alleviation efforts in Kenya through creating decent and sustainable jobs for the youth of poor and marginalized communities... Creating Jobs: Capacity Building For Roads 2000 Programme
    The Project involves the provision of Technical Assistance towards Capacity Building for the Implementation of Roads 2000 programme and the enhancement of Training Programmes on Employment Intensive technology. ...
    Support to the implementation of the National Action Plan for the Elimination of the Worst Forms of Child Labour (WFCL) with special focus on agriculture and older children (SNAP Kenya)
    The project aims to support the national government effort to eliminate child labour through support for the implementation of the National Action Plan at the local level. To meet the outlined project objectives, a two prong approach will be implemented. First the implementation of the NAP at district level using an integrated area based approach and the second approach which aims at providing national and local level authorities to further mainstream child labour concerns into other sector polices and programmes. ...

Republic of Kenya

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  • Capital : Nairobi
  • Official Language : Swahili, English
  • Government : Republic
  • President : Mwai Kibaki
  • Prime minister : Raila Odinga
 
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