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Kenya water project praised at climate talks

05 December 2012, 15:25

Doha - An innovative project expected to provide safe drinking water annually to 4.5 million people in western Kenya has been feted at the ongoing climate change talks in Doha, Qatar.

According to Daily Nation, the LifeStraw Carbon for Water in Kenya, undertaken by Vestergaard Frandsen, was showcased and honoured at an event attended by UN Secretary General Ban Ki Moon and the top UN climate change official Christina Figueres.

Also honoured were eight others projects from other developing countries selected as the winners of the 2012 Momentum for Change ‘lighthouse activities’ that are either helping to curb greenhouse gas emissions or assisting people adapt to climate change.

- For more details visit Daily Nation

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