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.
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.
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