Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)

In pursuit of economic development and growth, G-Tap shall provide leadership in the fast-tracking Kenya’s adherence to key Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and Targets specifically focused on environmental sustainability:

End poverty in all its forms everywhere

Build the resilience of the poor and those in vulnerable situations and reduce their exposure and vulnerability to climate- related extreme events and other economic, social and environmental shocks and disasters

End hunger, achieve food security and improved nutrition and promote sustainable agriculture

Ensure sustainable food production systems and implement resilient agricultural practices that increase productivity and production, that help maintain ecosystems, that strengthen capacity for adaptation to climate change, extreme weather, drought, flooding and other disasters and that progressively improve land and soil quality

Ensure healthy lives and promote well-being for all at all ages

Substantially reduce the number of deaths and illnesses from hazardous chemicals and air, water and soil pollution and contamination

Ensure inclusive and equitable quality education and promote lifelong learning opportunities for all

Ensure that all learners acquire the knowledge and skills needed to promote sustainable development, including, among others, through education for sustainable development and sustainable lifestyles, human rights, gender equality, promotion of a culture of peace and non-violence, global citizenship and appreciation of cultural diversity and of culture’s contribution to sustainable development

GOAL 5: Achieve gender equality and empower all women and girls

Undertake reforms to give women equal rights to economic resources, as well as access to ownership and control over land and other forms of property, financial services, inheritance and natural resources, in accordance with national laws.

GOAL 6: Ensure availability and sustainable management of water and sanitation for all

Achieve universal and equitable access to safe and affordable drinking water for all, improve water quality by reducing pollution, eliminating dumping and minimizing release of hazardous chemicals and materials, Halving the proportion of untreated wastewater and substantially increasing recycling and safe reuse globally.

GOAL 7: Ensure access to affordable, reliable, sustainable and modern energy for all

Ensure universal access to affordable, reliable and modern energy services, increase substantially the share of renewable energy in the global energy mix, double the global rate of improvement in energy efficiency

GOAL 8: Promote sustained, inclusive and sustainable economic growth, full and productive employment and decent work for all

Improve progressively, through 2030, global resource efficiency in consumption and production and endeavor to decouple economic growth from environmental degradation, in accordance with the 10-year framework of programmes on sustainable consumption and production, with developed countries taking the lead, devise and implement policies to promote sustainable tourism that creates jobs and promotes local culture and products

GOAL 9: Build resilient infrastructure, promote inclusive and sustainable industrialization and foster innovation

Develop quality, reliable, sustainable and resilient infrastructure, including regional and transborder infrastructure, to support economic development and human well-being, with a focus on affordable and equitable access for all

GOAL 10: Reduce inequality within and among countries

Ensure equal opportunity and reduce inequalities of outcome, including by eliminating discriminatory laws, policies and practices and promoting appropriate legislation, policies and action in this regard

GOAL 11: Make cities and human settlements inclusive, safe, resilient and sustainable

Proportion of urban population living in slums, informal settlements or inadequate housing

GOAL12: Ensure sustainable consumption and production patterns

Implement the 10-year framework of programmes on sustainable consumption and production, all countries taking action, with developed countries taking the lead, taking into account the development and capabilities of developing countries

GOAL 13: Take urgent action to combat climate change and its impacts

Strengthen resilience and adaptive capacity to climate-related hazards and natural disasters in all countries

GOAL 14: Conserve and sustainably use the oceans, seas and marine resources for sustainable development

Prevent and significantly reduce marine pollution of all kinds, in particular from land-based activities, including marine debris and nutrient pollution

GOAL 15: Protect, restore and promote sustainable use of terrestrial ecosystems, sustainably manage forests, combat desertification, and halt and reverse land degradation and halt biodiversity loss

Ensure the conservation, restoration and sustainable use of terrestrial and inland freshwater ecosystems and their services, in particular forests, wetlands, mountains and drylands, in line with obligations under international agreements

GOAL 16: Promote peaceful and inclusive societies for sustainable development, provide access to justice for all and build effective, accountable and inclusive institutions at all levels

Promote the rule of law at the national and international levels and ensure equal access to justice for all

GOAL 17: Strengthen the means of implementation and revitalize the global partnership for sustainable development

Enhance North-South, South-South and triangular regional and international cooperation on and access to science, technology and innovation and enhance knowledge-sharing on mutually agreed terms, including through improved coordination among existing mechanisms, in particular at the United Nations level, and through a global technology facilitation mechanism

GTAP and SDG’s