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17 January 2019
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5 September 2018

Renewable Energy Risking Rights & Returns: An analysis of solar, bioenergy & geothermal sectors

This briefing analyses 59 solar, bioenergy and geothermal companies' human rights policies and practices on five key areas: human rights commitment, community consultations, grievance mechanisms, labour rights and supply chain monitoring. It includes ...

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21 May 2018

Kenya: Local govt. threatens legal action against electricity co. KenGen over allegedly causing flooding that resulted in loss of lives & livelihoods

Author: Stephen Astariko, The Star (Kenya)

"Korane threatens lawsuit against KenGen for damage caused by dams", 21 May 2018...

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20 March 2018

Maasai-Maori exchange offers Kenya's indigenous community insights on how to engage & benefit from geothermal companies operating in their communal land

Author: Kevin Mwanza, Reuters

"When the Maasai met the Maori: Kenya seeks to end geothermal land conflicts"...

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19 June 2017

Kenya moving towards total reliance on renewable energy & proposed coal plant does not make ecological & economic sense, says economist

Author: David Ndii, Daily Nation (Kenya)

"Political economy of Lamu coal plant and why we don’t need it"...

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16 February 2017

Kenya: NGOs urge World Bank to ensure KenGen geothermal project adequately safeguards local community's livelihood

Author: Narasha Community Development Group & others

"NGOs letter to World Bank calling for protection of indigenous Maasai"...

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22 September 2016

Kenya Human Rights Commission & Danish Institute for Human Rights publish Human Rights & Business Country Guide

The Kenya Human Rights Commission (KHRC) and the Danish Institute for Human Rights (DIHR) have developed a preliminary web-based country guide that aims to be a resource for businesses, Civil Society Organisations, Governments, multilateral...

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4 July 2016

Kenya: World Bank urged to apply Indigenous Peoples Policy consistently to protect communities impacted by development projects

Author: Jackson Shaa (Narasha Community Development Group, Kenya) & Annabel Perreras (International Accountability Project), in Bretton Woods Project

"Lessons from Kenya: Why the World Bank must apply the Indigenous Peoples Policy consistently"...

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11 March 2016

Kenya: Local leaders urge govt. to end land disputes between local communities & investors in geothermal energy

Author: Eric Matara, Business Daily (Kenya)

"Nakuru elders caution KenGen land row risks geothermal power plan"...

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1 March 2016

Kengen did not respond

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