$50,000 To Support Circular Economy In Kenya

A woman cleans plastic bags for reuse at the shores of a river On June 24 2014, in Nairobi Photo| SIMON MAINA|AFP

BY JULIUS BARIGABA

Small-scale circular economy initiatives in Kenya will compete for $50,000 grants for a year for projects that aim to reduce the amount of plastic leaking into the marine environment.

The grant is part of $250,000 under an International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) project dubbed Marine Plastics and Coastal Communities, which is being implemented in five countries that border the Indian Ocean — Kenya, Mozambique, South Africa, Thailand and Vietnam. Read more…

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