Kenya, June 2017

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First workshop in Kenya

On 6 June 2017, SRMGI (the Degrees Initiative) held an introductory workshop on the science and governance of solar radiation management (SRM) in Nairobi, Kenya. The workshop was co-organised in a partnership between the African Academy of Sciences (AAS), the Stockholm Environment Institute Africa (SEI Africa), the African Technology Policy Studies Network (ATPS), and the African Centre for Technology Studies (ACTS). Roughly 60 participants from varied backgrounds, including academia, government, NGOs, intergovernmental bodies and the media took part in the day’s mix of presentations, plenary sessions, and small group discussions.

Small group discussions during the Nairobi workshop. Photo: François Pougel for The Degrees Initiative


  • Dr Benjamin Apraku Gyampoh (African Academy of Sciences)
  • Prof. Asfawossen Asrat Kassaye (Addis Ababa University, Ethiopia)
  • Dr Sam Ogallah (Pan African Climate Justice Alliance)
  • Mbeo Ogeya (Stockholm Environmental Institute – SEI Africa)
  • Dr Christopher Oludhe (Department of Meteorology, University of Nairobi)
  • Dr Nicholas Ozor (African Technology Policy Studies Network)
  • Andy Parker (SRMGI/the Degrees Initiative)
  • Frankline Rono (Kenya Meteorological Department)
  • Prof. Shem Wandiga (Institute for Climate Change and Adaptation, University of Nairobi
The participants of the Nairobi workshop. Photo: African Academy of Sciences

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