Get the CIFOR publications update

CIFOR publishes over 400 publications every year on forests and climate change, landscape restoration, rights, forest policy, agroforestry and much more in multiple languages.

Reshaping the terrain: Forest and landscape restoration in Kenya

Reshaping the terrain: Forest and landscape restoration in Kenya

The Mau Forest Complex forms the largest closed canopy forest ecosystem in Kenya and is an asset of great national and regional importance. The complex supports a wide range of environmental services crucial for the socioeconomic development of the region. Despite its critical importance in sustaining current and future economic development, the forest has been adversely affected by extensive illegal, irregular and ill-planned settlements, in addition to illegal forest resources extraction. Kenya Forest Service (KFS), has been undertaking efforts to mitigate the effects of degradation with the ultimate aim of securing and sustainably managing the Mau Forest Complex.

Authors: Munyasya, C.

Topic: landscape, ecological restoration, forest rehabilitation

Geographic: Kenya

Pages: 4p

Publisher: Center for International Forestry Research (CIFOR), Bogor, Indonesia

Publication Year: 2018


Creative Commons License

This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.

Download Option:

Export Citation

Related viewing

Top

CIFOR website usability survey

We're conducting research on our website and we'd love to hear from you about your experience on cifor.org. This will help us make improvements and prioritize new features. The survey should only take 5 minutes, and your responses are completely anonymous.

If you have any questions about the survey, please email us: cifor@cgiar.org

We really appreciate your input!

Start survey
I don’t want to participate
Remind me later