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November 2019

Peer-to-Peer Exchange Learning Workshop hosted by the County Government of Mombasa (Department of Environment, Waste Management & Energy)

November 11, 2019 @ 8:00 am - November 13, 2019 @ 5:00 pm
Mombasa Kenya

The Miji Bora project seeks to review the Mombasa County Government’s five year development plan to shift Mombasa onto a smart and sustainable development trajectory. A key component of this project will be the Durban – Mombasa peer learning exchange series, whereby the two cities will undertake a series of learning exchange visits to learn from each other in the fields of Water and Sanitation, Solid and other Waste, Energy, Biodiversity and Human Settlements, among others, with challenges and solutions…

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Grantees Meeting for Cities and Coasts Project

November 14, 2019 @ 8:00 am - November 15, 2019 @ 5:00 pm
Mombasa Kenya

As part of the Monitoring and Evaluation of on-going project the Western Indian Ocean Marine Science Association (WIOMSA) Cities and Coast Project invites all funded grantees to Mombasa, Kenya.

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December 2019

Training on Geospatial Technology (Remote Sensing and GIS) application for Sustainable Coastal Smart Cities: Call for Applications

December 2, 2019 @ 8:00 am - December 7, 2019 @ 5:00 pm
Mombasa Kenya

The Western Indian Ocean Marine Science Association (WIOMSA) in partnership with Macquarie University and Hexagon Geospatial are organizing a training workshop on the application of geospatial technology for sustainable and smart coastal cities. The training workshop is slated for Mombasa Kenya from the 2nd to the 7th December 2019. The workshop is organized with the financial support of the Government of Sweden through WIOMSA's Cities and Coasts Programme. The workshop is aiming at building the capacity on geospatial methods and…

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February 2020

The EPIC African training workshop

February 3, 2020 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Durban, South Africa Durban South Africa + Google Map

The EPIC-N Secretariat and EPIC Africa will jointly convene a workshop in Durban, South Africa. The aim of this workshop is to expand the EPIC model in Africa and expand the EPIC Africa network through training a new group of trainee pairs from other nearby cities in Africa, training of trainers from within Africa, identification of locations and leverage points for follow-on trainings in Africa, and exploration of how to better adapt the EPIC model to African contexts. The proposed…

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Climate Change Adaptation and Resilience Training for Coastal Cities

February 24, 2020 @ 8:00 am - February 27, 2020 @ 5:00 pm

ICLEI Africa, with the support from the Western Indian Ocean Marine Science Association (WIOMSA), is organizing an interactive and participatory four-day regional training workshop to support coastal cities with developing Climate Change Adaptation Action Plans (CCAPs) with a specific focus on coasts. The training workshop is scheduled to take place in Cape Town, South Africa from 24th to 27th February 2020. This interactive and participatory training course is designed to build adaptive capacity and resilience to the impacts of climate…

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April 2020

Earth Day

April 22, 2020 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

50th Earth Day Anniversary gone virtually Earth Day is an annual event celebrated around the world on April 22 to demonstrate support for environmental protection.

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July 2020

Miji Bora Second Learning Exchange Meeting

July 13, 2020 @ 8:00 am - July 17, 2020 @ 5:00 pm
Durban, South Africa eThekwini Municipality, South Africa + Google Map

The aim of the Miji Bora project is to develop and prototype smart and sustainable solutions for a climate resilient County Government Mombasa (CGM). The peer to peer (P2P) learning exchange component of the Miji Bora project seeks to develop and test a framework for P2P learning exchange between the two cities, critically assessing the efficacy of the County Government Mombasa (CGM) experience. The second P2P will see a delegation for the County Government Mombasa (CGM) visit the city of…

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March 2021

Mombasa SMART Sustainable City Platform

March 25, 2021 @ 8:00 am - 12:00 pm

After the first physical workshop in diani the project is planning to have a feedback meeting that will be virtually. Share and adapt the workshop report and proceedings of the 1st stakeholder meeting.Share and endorse the roadmap for the platform and TOR.Establish the leadership and governance structures.Establish a sector dialogue working groups.

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June 2021

Towards a circular plastics economy in the City of Mombasa

June 17, 2021 @ 8:00 am - June 18, 2021 @ 5:00 pm

Plastic is one of the most used commodities in the world with a wide range of applications in food, textiles, automobile and agriculture among other sectors. Usage patterns suggest that plastic production and quantities of plastics in the environments will likely continue to increase over time (Anderson et al. 2016). Kenya’s plastic pollution problem reflects on the global concern of deleterious impacts on the environment and human health. A study by the Danish Environmental Protection Agency in 2018 showed that…

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Mombasa Smart Sustainable City Forum GHG Stakeholder Workshop

June 28, 2021 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

GHG emissions in association with different sectors in Mombasa city are rapidly contributing significant climate changes. Therefore, the need to assess the energy consumption and GHG emissions in these sectors is important as it will provide baselines for developing the proper GHG mitigation measures as well as implementation of actions that will cut down initial energy consumptions, replacement of fossil fuels and will lead to high energy efficiency rates. Workshop Outcome Integration of energy and GHG issues into the planning…

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