Environment: The forgotten partner in Big Four agenda

Logging in Mau Forest

By The Star

About 40 years ago, when one mentioned the environment as an important development agenda in Africa, one could have been easily ignored.

This notwithstanding, the UN had established one of its biggest agencies, the United Nations Environment Protection Agency (UNEP), in Nairobi.

The UN was perhaps taking a cue from the US. Not long after he came into office, Richard Nixon established the first Environmental Protection Agency in that country in 1970. Read more>>


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