The Crown Prince in Kenya
His Royal Highness Crown Prince Haakon and Her Royal Highness Crown Princess Victoria of Sweden visited Kenya this week.
Their visit highlighted Kenya’s efforts to combat effects of climate change through the conservation and planting of mangroves, as well as a new project to handle plastics waste.
The third day of the visit focused on business cooperation between Kenya, Norway and Sweden.
Norwegian business activities in Silicon Savannah
More than 40 Norwegian companies have operations in Kenya. Today, His Royal Highness Crown Prince Haakon and Her Royal Highness Crown Princess Victoria of Sweden met with Norwegian, Swedish and Kenyan business representatives who see great potential for cooperation on green technology and sustainable solutions with the East African country.
Condolences from His Majesty King Harald to His Excellency Mr Joko Widodo, President of the Republic of Indonesia.
Kenya’s protection of its mangrove forests
Mangroves have a large capacity for storing carbon, so mangrove forest conservation is important in the effort to combat climate change. His Royal Highness Crown Prince Haakon and Her Royal Highness Crown Princess Victoria of Sweden visited a unique mangrove project today in Kenya’s far south.