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Youth and climate change


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July, 29th 2022 Online


The climate change phenomenon can be daunting. Its perceived abstract nature makes us view it as something far-fetched and removed from our daily lives. Except its not.


Friday, 29th July, 2022.


8:30 am


12 Professionals

About the Event

Susfari brings to you an unparalleled and one of its kind workshop to discuss and deliberate one of the greatest challenge of our times. It brings the climate change phenomenon closer home looking to delve into our interaction and impacts on life as we know it.

The Challenge

Climate Change! This is a phenomenon that scare some while others the enormity of it makes them feel as if they can do nothing about it, but for some its sounds like a distant reality. As a country and region, it actually a current reality whose impacts are already being felt and will continue to be experienced.


The Approach

Susfari brings to you a one of its kind workshop that will provide insights, discussions and future pathways to answer this question. Themed Youth and Climate Change. The workshop will provide an understanding of where we are as a country and region, the options for sustainable growth through topics on the Blue Economy, Circular Economy and Green Economy. 

Our Goals

Given the opportunities for business and innovations to create and provide employment, the workshop is aiming for the youth but beneficial to all. Entrepreneurs looking for the next idea, managers and employees confronted with these topics, business owners and individuals who would like to understand the phenomenon and issues surrounding it better. 

Ticket and Registration

Student Ticket

Kshs. 500
  • Requires Student Email.

Regular Ticket

Kshs. 1000

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Conference Schedule

8:30 am - 9:00 am

Registration & Questionnaire.

Tone Setting
9:00 am - 10:00 am

This segment brings to sharp focus what is going on in relation to climate change and why we cannot ignore it.

Opening Remarks - Ms. Waithira Gichiri, Susfari

Innovating for Climate Action - Mr. Charles Sunkuli, CBS,
Principal Secretary, State Department for Youth Affairs,
Ministry of ICT Innovation and Youth Affairs.

The Need for Climate Action in Kenya - Dr. Pacifica Ogola
Director, Climate Change Directorate,
Ministry of Environment and Natural Resources.

Climate Resilience: A Guide - Mr. John Kioli

The Economies
10:00 am - 11:00 am

The segment aims to discuss how the future looks like.

The Blue Economy. Challenges and Opportunities - Ms. Leila Kittu

Development in a Changing Climate. Towards a Green Economy - Dr. Evans Kituyi

Future Outlook. The Case for a Circular Economy - Ms. Josphine Wawira

The Trends
11:10 am - 12:30 pm

This segment address what are the impacts and how are we experiencing them. It also shows how climate action can be financed.

Transition to Net-Zero. Impacts on your Business - Mr. Joseph Mwakio

Property and Business Risks - Ms. Maureen Kabugi

Financing for Climate Change Adaptation and Mitigation. The Kenyan Landscape.
- Mr. Brian O. Yalla, CFA, CAIA, CIPM, MCSI, CIFA

13:00 pm - 14:00 pm

This segment shows what one can do to meet needs while contributing to climate action.

Waste to Energy. Renewable Energies for Productive Purposes - Mr. Edwin Munene Gitaari

Addressing emissions from Waste - Mr. Dennis Kigiri

Climate Justice. The Elephant in the Room.

The End
14:00 pm - 14:30 pm

Vote of Thanks | Closing Remarks | Questionnaire

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