Kenya

Kenya’s State Department of Transport and GIZ cooperate to implement Kenya’s international climate commitment, the so-called Nationally Determined Contribution (NDC) in the transport sector through the Advancing Transport Climate Strategies (TraCS) project. Transport is responsible for around 62% or Kenya’s energy-related CO2 emissions (2010). The sectoral target is to reduce 3.46 Mt CO2e in 2030 against the baseline, ensuring that the transport sector will not emit more than 14.45 Mt CO2e in 2030.

Kenya’s transport sector is under dynamic development. While the majority of trips are still made by foot or bike, vehicle and motorcycle ownership are rapidly increasing. A privatized public transport system of minibuses, called Matatus, services Kenya’s cities and inter-city connections. To improve public transport services and reduce emissions, GIZ and KfW support the development of line 3 of a bus rapid transit system in Nairobi through the NAMA Support Project.

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