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Title: ENVIRONMENTAL GOODS


1
ENVIRONMENTAL GOODS SERVICES CHALLENGES AND
OPPORTUNITIES
  • THE KENYA CONTEXT
  • Patrick A. Chabeda
  • Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
  • October 19, 2011

2
Enven Resources Upstart SME in the Energy
Environment Space Consultancy Services in Energy
Environmental Auditing EIA Expanding into
Opportunities in Renewable Energy Manufacturing
3
Environment Poverty Rapid Degradation of
Natural Resources Forested Area Agricultural
Land Wetlands Air Water Quality Wildlife
Waste Management Economic Causes, Economic
Costs Little Use of Economic Policy Instruments
for Environmental Managment
4
EGS in Kenya
Biomass-Based Energy gt80 of population gt80 Primary Energy
Agriculture 22 GDP 75 Employment
Geothermal Energy Fastest Growing Cost Effective Plan 600MW by 2017
Solar Energy 10-20 Growth Zero rated, Attract VAT PV Systems
5
EGS in Kenya
Forestry Depleted from 10 to lt2. Climate Change Opportunities
Hydropower Est. 56 of Installed Capacity Climate Vulnerable
Tourism No. 2 Forex Earner Natural Resource Dependent
Wind Energy 5MW Installed 300MW Planned
Horticulture / Floriculture No. 1 Forex Earner Carbon Miles / Carbon Standards Upstream Ecological Services
6
EGS Barriers to Trade Public
Awareness Policy, Legal and Regulatory
frameworks Tax regime Review for all
EGS Business Licensing and Registration Quality
Standards Body Capacity Public
Procurement Customs and Immigration
7
Opportunities for Africa Regional /
Bilateral Cooperation to enhance equity in
cross-border trade of environmental goods
services Centres for manufacturing of
Environmentally Preferable Products Opportunities
for climate technology incubation for SME
Commercialization of PP, NRM and Remediation
Tech Organic Agriculture, Integrated Waste
Management
8
Impact of Reduced / Eliminated EGS Trade
Barriers Overall poverty reduction goals and
sustainable development Facilitation of trade -
Local businesses will be able to acquire
environmental technologies at lower
costs Environmental technology use will be
encouraged stimulating innovation and technology
transfer
9
Impact of Reduced / Eliminated EGS Trade
Barriers Improved quality of life for citizens
by provision of a cleaner environment and better
access to safe water or clean energy Reduced
harmful side-effects of various activities that
damage the environment and negatively impact
human health Significant energy and resource
efficiency benefits
10
Thank You
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