East African innovators win global climate prize at COP26

Four East African climate innovators from Kenya, Uganda and the Democratic Republic of Congo have won the prestigious 2021 Ashden Awards at the UN climate summit COP26 in Glasgow, Scotland.

The Ashden Awards, organised by a London-based charity that works in sustainable energy and development, honour pioneering organisations from the United Kingdom and low-income countries working to lower carbon emissions and build a fairer world.

Two Ugandan, one Kenya organisation and another from DR Congo, emerged winners and are to receive grants, publicity and support to grow and replicate their innovations.

Read more: The East African