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Aid workers on frontline of drought in East Africa respond to FCDO funding announcement

The Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office (FCDO) in the UK has today announced £36 million in UK humanitarian funding to help people in Ukraine, East Africa and Syria. Countries in East Africa

Climate crisis fuels drought and severe hunger across East Africa

The climate crisis is fuelling one of the worst droughts on record across the Horn of Africa, with up to 13 million people in Ethiopia, Kenya and Somalia facing severe hunger. Find out more about the


Evaluation of ActionAid's response to 2011 drought and food crisis in Kenya

In 2011 a drought and food crisis in the Horn of Africa affected an estimated 13 million people.  In parts of Kenya, the disaster was considered to be the worst to afflict the country in over 60 years

IPCC report presents a harrowing catalogue of climate impacts

As the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) releases its hard-hitting report on climate impacts, ActionAid is calling for a global system to support climate vulnerable countries to rebuild

Conservation or land grabbing? The case of Mbulia Group Ranch

Sometimes, conservation can be used as a cover for landgrabbing. This story, of the Mbulia Group Ranch in Kenya, is an example of how this can happen.


Impact of IMF loan to Kenya

A Study analysing Kenya’s Foreign Reserves and the Impact of the $$760 Million Loan (From the IMF) to Kenya’s Development.


Alternative investment models for county governments in Kenya

With this report, ActionAid Kenya analyses the current investment patterns/priorities of local budgets in Kenya and provide alternative models of investment for local and/or county governments in


Fuelling Evictions - Community Cost of EU Biofuels Boom

Over 20,000 people living in the Dakatcha Woodland, in Kenya’s coast region, are at risk of losing their homes and land for a biofuels plantation, producing fuel for the EU market. This report shows


Sustainability Criteria Review for Jatropha Biofuels from Dakatcha Woodland in Kenya

The European Union’s Renewable Energy Directive contains a set of criteria designed to encourage the promotion of biofuels from sustainable sources.To count towards renewable energy targets in the EU


Women and the City 2

It is now well recognized that women and girls around the world face violence, sexual harassment and abuse in many of the spaces that they inhabit – their homes, workplaces, educational institutes, on