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Centre for Environmental Justice and Development

  • CEJAD Visits
    to Watamu
    Eco world.
  • Third Adhoc Expert
    Group on Marine Litter
    and Microplastics
  • Mkwiro community
    Meeting and
    Clean Up.

Our Programs

Dental amalgam phase down

Dental amalgam phase down

CEJAD is promoting the phase down of dental amalgam and shift to alternatives in Kenya 

Mercury Added Products

Mercury Added Products

Our focus is on reducing /eliminating mercury use in ASGM in line with the Minamata convention on mercury.

Artisanal and Small Gold Mining

Artisanal and Small Gold Mining

CEJAD work in ASGM focuses on reducing mercury use in ASGM and supporting alternative livelihoods 

Lead paint Elimination

Lead paint Elimination

Promoting elimination of lead poisoning especially in children.

Highly Hazardous Pesticides Elimination

Highly Hazardous Pesticides Elimination

CEJAD promotes elimination of highly hazardous pesticides in Kenya.    

Marine Litter and Waste Management

Marine Litter and Waste Management

CEJAD aims to combat plastic and waste pollutionby promoting sustainable solid management through public education 

CEJAD News

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    Mercury Pollution Costs Billions in Lost Earning Potential in Kenya
    Mercury Pollution Costs Billions in Lost Earning Potential in Kenya New analysis finds significant mercury exposures near sources named in the Minamata Convention
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    How miners, fishers are taking life out of Lake Victoria

    How miners, fishers are taking life out of Lake Victoria

    Twenty meters under the ground, lit only by the torches strapped to their heads, a group of eight men are seeking their fortune.

    The cramped tunnels have been hewn out of the bare rock using hammers, chisels, bare hands and many days of their own toil.

    The goal: to strike it lucky by finding a rich seam of gold-containing minerals that will transform their lives.

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    Field visit to gold mining areas with ministry of environment and mining officials

     

    The Centre for Environment Justice and Development (CEJAD), a member of the project steering committee on Minamata Convention Mercury Initial Activities project implemented by Ministry of Environment and Natural Resources led the Ministries of Mining and Environment officials to a fact finding field visit to the gold mining areas of Lolgorian, Migori, Bondo, Vihiga and Kakamega for a rapid assessment of mercury use in ASGM communities.

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    Lead Paints And The Impacts Of Lead Exposure To Children Documentary
    CEJAD has released a video documentary on lead paints and the impacts of lead exposure to children in marking the International Lead Poisoning Prevention Week of Action, 2018. The video is to create awareness on lead poisoning from leaded paints especially to children and provides information about how leaded paints are produced, why lead has been used in paints before, paint as a source of lead exposure to children, the most vulnerable group affected by lead poisoning from paint and the economic burden associated with lead exposure. The video also reveals the results of an analysis study done by CEJAD in partnership with IPEN on lead in solvent-based paints in Kenya in the year 2017.

About CEJAD.

The Centre for Environmental Justice and Development (CEJAD)

 since 2012, a registered public interest Non-Governmental Organization in Kenya. CEJAD works to promote sound management of chemicals and waste in order to protect the natural environment and wellbeing of the Kenyan people, especially vulnerable populations. CEJAD’s work covers five specific themes    

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