Efficacy of Kenya’s forest conservation legislation and policies on rural livelihood

Wed, 07/07/2010 - 12:19
Description

Kenya has in the last two decades suffered from high levels of deforestation of its major forests. Currently, a numbers of rivers have dried and others are in process of as a result of the deforestation. In recognition of the possible negative impacts of the deforestation, Vision 2030 states that first Medium Term Plan (2008-2012) intends to increase the forest cover from the current less than 3% to 4%. The plan includes the rehabilitation of fiver water towers and the planting of one billion trees as flagship project.

Responsible party
Kenya Forestry Research Institute (KEFRI)
Funding bodies
African Forest Research Network (AFORNET)
Attachment Size
2009 Efficacy_Policy brief.pdf 39.32 KB