First workshop in Kenya in partnership with AAS, SEI Africa, ATPS and ACTS
On 6 June 2017, SRMGI 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. Speakers included Prof. Shem Wandiga (University of Nairobi), Dr Chris Oludhe (University of Nairobi), Prof. Asfawossen Asrat Kassaye (Addis Ababa University, Ethiopia), Sam Ogallah (Pan African Climate Justice Alliance), Frankline Rono (Kenya Meteorological Department), and Andy Parker (SRMGI).