Isaiah Esipisu is a freelance contributor for the Thomson Reuters Foundation, with an interest in climate change issues. Based in Nairobi, he has contributed to a variety of Kenyan newspapers including the Daily Nation, People Daily and the Standard Newspapers, as well as international news services and publications including SPORE Magazine, the New Internationalist and Eyes on Malaria.
Using land effectively requires joining up planningBy Isaiah Esipisu
In East Africa, creating policy that works will require bringing agriculture, water and other interests together and researching what works
Africa's strategy at the climate talks needs a rethinkBy Isaiah Esipisu
Rapid turnover in negotiators and early tickets home for ministers are hurting Africa in the UN climate negotiations
Can we beat tuberculosis?By Arundhati Maitra and Sanjib Bhakta
With millions of TB cases reported each year, this question poses one of the most serious challenges for the scientific community
Subsidies Without a Value Chain Formula is a FlopBy Isaiah Esipisu
Investing money on farm subsidies for smallholder farmers may not have any meaningful impact
Customising Seed to Dryland Conditions For Climate ...By Isaiah Esipisu
In a tiny village known as Miwani of Machakos County within the usually drought stricken Eastern Kenya, Beatrice Mueni Mutisya surveys her five hectare piece of land under maize with high anticipations of a bumper harvest in the next two months.
Using Smallholder Farmer-Groups to Dig Out PovertyBy Isaiah Esipisu
After years of dependence of food aid in the semi-arid Eastern Kenya, Stephen Mwangani from Kinyatta village in Yatta district has discovered how to keep his family food secure by using just one acre piece of land despite the droughts.
Climate change calamities are easy to predict, and manageBy Isaiah Esipisu
After decades of dependence on donations and food aid, East Kenyan native Sophia Mwende Mutua discovered how to embrace tough climatic conditions by growing drought-resistant crops for commercial and domestic consumption.
Need for an African Common Position in Durban Climate TalksBy Isaiah Esipisu
The time has come for the global community to converge for yet another round of negotiations to come up with a new deal that will help stabilise the climate system and assure vulnerable communities of a promising future.
Seeking For Climate Justice Ahead of Durban TalksBy Isaiah Esipisu
Kenyan Environmentalists, scholar, civil society groups, farmers and community representatives have started the two weeks journey using a bus to South Africa as they seek for climate justice at the forthcoming negotiation in Durban.
Embracing Lessons Learnt from Climate Change Adaptation in ...By Isaiah Esipisu
For many communities living in the arid and semi arid parts of Eastern Kenya, climate change is a blessing rather than a curse to their lives.
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