18thAug

Strengthening Local…

Strengthening Local Communities Participation in Forest Governance Under a Devolved Government System in Kenya

18thAug

Natural Resource…

Natural Resource Management Programme The Natural Resource Management Programme (NRMP) aims to help achieve Kenya’s Vision 2030 by reducing poverty through sustainable management of natural resources. The implementing agencies for this Programme include the Ministry of Environment and Mineral Resources (MEMR), the National Environment Management Authority (NEMA), the Office of the Prime Minister (OPM), the Ministry of State for the Development of Northern Kenya and Other Arid Lands (MDNKOAL), the Community Development Trust Fund (CDTF), and the Microfinance Enterprises Support Programme Trust (ADB/MESPT). In formulating the programme of support, the NRMP partners recognized the importance of continuously sharing knowledge and developing new approaches and strategies for natural resource management in Kenya. The NRMP Programme Document therefore stipulates that a NRM

18thAug

REDD+ Gap Analysis

Partner: FAO and Ministry of Forestry and Wildlife Project Overview Reducing Emission from Deforestation and Forest Degradation (REDD) is an efforts aimed at creating an incentive for carbon stored in forests for developing countries to reduce emissions from forested lands and it includes the role of conservation, sustainable management of forests and enhancement of forest carbon stocks. The Kenyan government is committed to the REDD readiness process and is participating actively in international REDD negotiations. As a result, it already has a REDD Readiness Plan that outlines the process by which it will develop its national strategy for participating in an evolving international mechanism for reducing emissions from deforestation and forest degradation, conserving and enhancing stocks and sustainably managing forests