Capacity Development Project for Sustainable Forest Management

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The Ministry of Environment and Forestry (MEF) through Kenya Forestry Research Institute (KEFRI) and Kenya Forest Service (KFS), and in collaboration with Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA), is implementing a project entitled; “Capacity Development Project for Sustainable Forest Management in Kenya (CADEP-SFM)”. The overall goal of the project is to ensure sustainable forest management is promoted in Kenya towards the national forest cover target of 10%. The project is supported by JICA and will run for a period of 5 years from June 2016 to June 2021.

CADEP-SFM is implemented through five components, namely; Policy Support, Pilot implementation at County level, REDD+ readiness, Tree breeding for drought tolerance, and Regional Cooperation.

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Growing Melia volkensii for Improved Livelihood and Environmental Conservation in Makueni County, Kenya

Makueni County is located in Eastern Kenya and lies between latitude 10 35’ and 30 00’ South and longitude 370 10’ and 380 30’ East. The County is generally dry, exhibiting semi-arid to......

River Bank Stabilization Using Bamboo

Many rivers in semi-arid areas of Kenya are seasonal in nature, flowing only during the rainy season. Such rivers usually overflow their banks and change course due to high volume of water that flows at high speed. Kitui County, which......

Boundary Tree Planting on Farms in Drylands of Kenya

Trees are useful for planting on external farm boundaries to separate legally defined land units. Trees are also planted on internal farm boundaries to separate different farming activities or sections of the same farm. Such tree planting practice is referred......

Growing Improved Mango On-farm in Kitui County, Kenya

Kitui County is located in Eastern Kenya, in an arid and semi-arid region. The County faces challenges of low crop production mainly due to: low and unreliable rainfall which is about 500 mm per annum; high temperatures of between 18°C......

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CADEP-SFM head office is located at KEFRI headquarters in Muguga. 23 km north-west of Nairobi, off Nairobi - Nakuru highway.
P.O. Box 20412 - 00200 Nairobi.

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