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Project Profile: Western Kenya CDD & Flood Mitigation

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Project: Western Kenya CDD & Flood Mitigation

Credit amount: US$ 86 million

Approval date: March 27, 2007

Start date: June 29, 2007

Closing date: June 30, 2015

This update: March 27, 2007

Implementing Agency: Office of the President (Special Programmes)


single arrow Community driven development

single arrow Implementation support

single arrow Flood mitigation


To empower local communities in Western Kenya to engage in sustainable and wealth creating livelihood activities and reduce their vulnerability to flooding.

Specific Outputs

Progress towards achieving the project development objective (PDO) will be monitored through a set of indicators including:

  • Number of men and women actively participating in decision making at community and district levels;
  • Percent of community and youth investment projects rated satisfactory or better by participating communities;
  • Percentage increase in real income of households in project intervention areas; and
  • Percentage reduction of financial cost induced by average annual flooding in the Budalangi flood plain.