Kenya's Water Tower Project
This programme is funded by European Union and is being implemented by various in institutions. KEFRI is implementing component four. The Kenya Forestry Research Institute (KEFRI)will work with key organizations including the Kenya Forest service (KFS), Ministry of Environment and Natural Resources, Kenya Wildlife Service (KWS), the Kenya Water Towers Authority (KWTA) and the participating County Governments to improve the management of Mt. Elgon and Cherangany forest ecosystems which key in the management of western Kenya water resources.
KEFRI , working with key collaborators in the sector including public, private and non-governmental organizations have developed technologies and procedures which can enhance decision making options and systems to help improve the management of key water towers of the country. Ther overall objective of the programme is to contribute to poverty reduction and sustainable livelihoods by applying scientific principles to inform design of community level actions and national policy decisions on rehabilitation and conservation in Cherangany and Mt. Elgon water towers.
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