Kenya ’s Indigenous Forests: Status, Management and Conservation


Wass, Peter, ed.
IUCN, Forest Conservation Programme ; United Kingdom, Overseas Development Administration

Published: 1995
Series: The IUCN Forest Conservation Programme ; no.019
ISBN: 2-8317-0292-5
Kenya ’s Indigenous Forests: Status, Management and Conservation: cover

Gland : IUCN, 1995. xi, 204p., maps.

The result of the work of the Kenya Indigenous Forest Conservation programme, this report provides a summary of the existing information about Kenya's indigenous forests. Covers geographical background; assessment of the biodiversity, environmental services, and wood products functions and values; population pressures; utilisation; economic value; policy; legislation; management guidelines and criteria for management planning of such forests.

Note: Includes 14 appendices with lists of endangered bird and mammal species, of trees, of forested protected areas, reports prepared under the KIFCON Programme (Kenya Indigenous Forest Conservation Programme). Includes bibliographic references

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