Capacity Development Project for Sustainable Forest Management (CADEP-SFM)

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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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The Greening Campaign: Community Mobilization to Combat Desertification, Land Degradation and Drought in Eritrea Through Tree Planting, Soil and Water Conservation, Energy Saving Stoves, and Enclosure Establishment
Eritrea has a land area of about 125,000 km2 with a population of about 3.5 million people. About 60% of the population depends on traditional subsistence agriculture, including crop production and livestock husbandry. Agriculture accounts for 11.6% of the Gross......

Production of Frankincense for making Uunsi fragrance in Erigavo District, Somalia
Erigavo District is located in central Sanaag region of northern Somalia. The District is the largest and most populous in Sanaag region. About, 10 km to the north of the Erigavo are remnants of a juniper forest, found along the......

Construction of Dykes for Building Resilience of Agro-Pastoralist Communities in Flood Plains of South Sudan
South Sudan has flood plains known as Eastern and Western flood plain zones. The Western flood plain zone is highly populated. Both zones experience seasonal flooding besides drought. The flooding is caused by either direct rains or overflow of rivers......

Participatory Forest Management in Oromia Regional National State in Ethiopia
Ethiopia is located in Eastern Africa within the Horn of Africa. The country covers a land area of 1,127,127 km² and has a population 102,836,362 persons. Ethiopia receives rainfall ranging from 250 mm -1600 mm per annum. The temperature varies......

Sand Dunes Fixation for Livelihood Improvement and Resettlement in Desert Areas of North Kordofan State, Sudan
North Kordofan State in Sudan lies between latitudes 300-27’ and 220-23’ east and longitudes 140-12’ and 160-18’ north. The State has a population of about 354,000 people, whose livelihood activities are predominately agricultural in nature, mainly shifting cultivation and traditional......

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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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