Target 8: By 2020, pollution, including from excess nutrients, has been brought to levels that are not detrimental to ecosystem function and biodiversity.

Strategic
Goal A: Address the underlying causes of biodiversity loss by mainstreaming biodiversity across government and society

Target 8

By 2020, pollution, including from excess nutrients, has been brought to levels that are not detrimental to ecosystem function and biodiversity.

Proposed National targets

By 2020 :Provide infrastructure to reduce informal settlements by 50%

By 2020 to reduce runoffs from agricultural ecosystems by 40%.

Progress towards the target

Pollution deterrent legislation including Kenyan constitution 2010 reviewed and enacted.Water quality regulations and solid waste management regulations in place.

Plastic bag ban

recycling of plastic bottles

Management of waste and pollution within protected areas undertaken in collaboration with stakeholders.

Establishing of urban rivers programme to minimize pollution.

Optimal fertilizer use initiatives promoted.

Organic farming practices promoted.

linking farmer with research