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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Management of Prosopis juliflora Invasion through Production of Animal Feed in Marigat Sub-County, Kenya
Prosopis juliflora commonly known as ‘Mathenge’ is found mostly in Arid and Semi- arid Lands (ASALs) of Kenya. The ASALs account for about 80% of the country’s land area. Due to severe droughts experienced in the 1970’s which seriously degraded......

Protecting Forest Ecosystems and Improving Agricultural Productivity through Beekeeping in Burundi
Ruvubu National Park is the largest nature reserve in Burundi and covers an area of 50,800 hectars. The Park is a habitat for important plant and animal species that are extinct or threatened in other parts of Burundi. Animal species......

Growing Bamboo On-Farm as an Alternative to Traditional Cash Crops in Migori County
Migori County is located in the south-western region of Kenya, between latitude 0o 24’ South and 0o 40’ South and Longitude 34o East and 34o 50’ East. Annual temperature ranges from 24oC to 31oC, while annual rainfall ranges between 700......

On-farm Propagation of Melia volkensii through Seed in Mbeere South Sub-County
Mbeere South Sub-County of Embu County is located in Eastern Kenya and lies within latitude and longitude 0°41' and 45.92" North 37°41' and 10.03" East respectively. The Sub-County is semi-arid to arid in nature, receives bimodal annual rainfall of between......

Restoration and Conservation of Mangrove Forests in Kilifi County
Kilifi County is located in coastal Kenya and lies at altitudinal range of 0 – 450 m above sea level, latitude 2o 20’ and 4o 0’ South, and longitude 39o 05’ and 40o 14’ East. The average annual rainfall ranges......

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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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