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Kevin Lunzalu

Kevin Lunzalu is a freelance journalist based in Nairobi, Kenya. He specializes in covering environmental issues especially how communities are spearheading climate action. Kevin also has an interest sustainable agriculture, youth voices, ecological development, and peace issues. Through his work, he was awarded as the environmentalist of the year under the community awareness program of the Environment254 organization in 2015. In 2017, he was appointed to work for the Global Youth Biodiversity Network (GYBN) where he documents grass root youth initiatives that halt the loss of biodiversity, and develops reports to be used during consultation meetings of the UN Convention on Biological Diversity, by the GYBN. Kevin has also worked as an environmental Ambassador of CoalitionWILD, an international platform for young people who are actively engaged in ecological conservation where he actively sourced for stories on youth projects in Kenya. Kevin has done reporting in Kenya, Uganda, Egypt, Rwanda, and South Africa. He is happy to help in documentary production, blogging, research, media coordination, news gathering, project reporting, photography, profile interviews, feature stories, and social media management. Kevin is flexible, versatile, creative, energetic, and work can on other areas of interest to clients. He works in English and Swahili, with basic Luganda and Kinyarwanda.

 
English Swahili

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Rural women in Busia County "leading the walk" on climate action.


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Students Awareness Campaign on Environmental Conservation.


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Bird survey in Lake Nakuru National park.


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Dumping of waste along the shores of the Indian Ocean is threatening its sustainability.


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Kids skip school in Mtongwe, Kenya to go fishing.


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Covering the Student's Prize-giving day at Ngara Girls High School.


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Reporting on the development of the Global Youth Biodiversity Network event at the UN Conference of Parties (COP 14) in Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt.


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Stories

  • Fighting Climate Change Through Community Activism

    Nairobi, Kenya Science & Environment April 12 @ 12:00am

    There are no free resources in the world, and time isn’t excluded in this fact. Time seems to be running out for young people across the world to act and it’s proving to be costly. Using basic mathematics, whenever the time factor changes, other parameters change as well. For example, it is... Read more

  • East African Young Agripreneurs Empowered in Short Food Supply Systems, Sustainable Organic Vegetable Farming, and ICT

    Mbale, Uganda Business, Current Affairs, Technology, Science & Environment, Food & Drink, Health & Fitness, Training April 21 @ 12:00am

    Early morning of Thursday, 28th March 2019, the 4th day of the East African Youth in Agriculture Workshop. Mbale town is peacefully quiet, save for some classic soul rhythms orchestrated by a couple of Ruppell's long-tailed starlings nesting on a tree near my room's balcony. Doors open and shut,... Read more

  • African Youth Declaration on Nature, Why a New Approach is Needed for its Success

    Nairobi, Kenya Current Affairs, Science & Environment June 1 @ 12:00am

    The World Wildlife Fund (WWF) youth conference brought together over fifty young passionate conservationists and practitioners at the African Wildlife Foundation(AWF) offices in Nairobi from 22nd to 24th May 2019. The main objective of the conference dubbed Youth for Nature, One by One until Nature... Read more

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