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Summary of the current value of use of the Mau Forest complex

L. Emerton

Summary of the current value of use of the Mau Forest complex

by L. Emerton

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Published by KIFCON, Karura Forest Station in Nairobi .
Written in English

    Places:
  • South West Mau Forest Reserve (Kenya),
  • Kenya,
  • South West Mau Forest Reserve.
    • Subjects:
    • Forest products -- Economic aspects -- Kenya -- South West Mau Forest Reserve.,
    • Forest reserves -- Multiple use -- Kenya -- South West Mau Forest Reserve.,
    • South West Mau Forest Reserve (Kenya)

    • Edition Notes

      StatementL. Emerton & P. McCarter.
      ContributionsMcCarter, P., Kenya Indigenous Forest Conservation Programme.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsSD664.K4 E4523 1994
      The Physical Object
      Pagination14 leaves ;
      Number of Pages14
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3737263M
      LC Control Number2003405087

      Search the world's most comprehensive index of full-text books. My library. 3. Emmerton, L. & McCarter, P. Summary of the Current Value of use of the Mau. Forest Complex - KIFCON. 4. KFMP, Kenya Forestry Master Plan. Department of Forestry, Ministry of Environment and Natural Resources, Nairobi, Kenya. 5. The Forests Act, Cap (revised ) 6. The Agriculture Act, Chapter , Revised Edition

      African Wildlife Foundation has collaborated with key partners in Kenya to pl trees for restoration of the critically important Mau Forest NAIROBI, Kenya, May 27 -- You might not be fully aware of the Mau Forest's significance, but after reading this you will. Firstly, it isn't just the largest mountain forest in Kenya--it is the largest in all of Eastern Africa.   Mau Forest is a forest complex in in Rift Valley of Kenya. It is the largest indigenous montane forest in East Africa. The Mau Forest complex has has an area of Ha. The forest area has some of the highest rainfall rates in Kenya. Mau Forest is the largest water catchment area in Kenya.

      Mau Forest Mau Forest is a forest complex in the Rift Valley of Kenya. It is the largest indigenous montane forest in East Africa. The Mau Forest complex has an area of , hectares (, acres). The forest area has some of the highest rainfall rates in Kenya. Mau Forest is the largest water catchment areain Kenya [8].   In the past, Mau forest complex has faced a wide range of disturbances majorly anthropogenic in nature. In this paper, the ecosystem floristic composition, richness, diversity and affinities are evaluated. Diameter at breast height (dbh) was measured and types and levels of disturbances recorded in plots, dbh of saplings measured in subplots and seedlings counted in .


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Summary of the current value of use of the Mau Forest complex by L. Emerton Download PDF EPUB FB2

Mau Forest is a forest complex in the Rift Valley of is the largest indigenous montane forest in East Mau Forest complex has an area ofhectares (, acres).

The forest area has some of the highest rainfall rates in Kenya. Mau Forest is the largest drainage basin in Kenya. Numerous rivers originate from the forest.

As the rivers rising from the Mau forest continue to dry up, hydroelectric power output, of which the Mau complex of rivers accounts for half of the national supply, will progressively decline. The task force also noted that most, if not all, the acquisitions of land in the area were illegal and recommended that all settlers be evicted from the.

The Mau Forest Complex is located about kilometres north-west of Nairobi. While the forest was declared a Crown Land in the s and made a National Reserve init was officially.

In Summary. The unending story of this vast canopy that was gazetted as a forest reserve way back in The Maasai Mau was initially a trust land under the defunct Narok county council, that. The Mau Forest Complex is the largest closed-canopy montane ecosystem in Eastern Africa.

It encompasses seven forest blocks within the Mau Narok, Maasai Mau, Eastern Mau, Western Mau, Southern Mau, South West Mau and Transmara regions. The area is thus the largest water tower in the region, being the main catchment area for 12 rivers draining into.

After years of encroachment, the Mau Forest complex is under serious threat and unless urgent mitigation measures are adopted the river sources in the area will dry up.

Mau Narok, Maasai Mau, Western Mau and Southern Mau. These seven forest blocks area merge to form the larger Mau forest Complex.

The Mau Forest Complex forms the largest forest block in the country and forms the largest of the five “water towers” of Kenya., and the largest single block of closed-canopy forest in East Africa.

Our natural Current state and trends 20 May 2 Executive summary 1. Overview The Mau Complex forms the largest closed‐canopy forest ecosystem of Kenya, as large as the forests of Mt.

Kenya and the Aberdare combined. In61, hectares of forest in the Mau Complex. The Mau Forest Complex is the largest remaining true forest in Kenya.

It is the source of water for the farmlands of western Kenya and the vast drylands of northwestern Kenya. It supports the livelihood of millions of people, and the most famous wildlife parks in the world including Masai Mara National Reserve.

Degazettement of forest reserves. The Status of the Mau Forest Complex. The Mau Forest Complex covers an area of approximately ha. It is located in the south rift or ‘Mau Conservancy’ and straddles Nakuru, Kericho, Bomet and Narok Counties.

In earlier political regimes, the forest was subject to degradation due to encroachment and illegal logging. The Mau Forest and the Predicament of the ‘Ogiek’ Community The Mau Forest.

The Mau forest was gazetted as a forest reserve by the colonial government in (Obare and Wangwe, n.d.; Kunga, ).

The forest is located on the Mau escarpment in the Great Rift Valley. It straddles Kericho, Bomet, Nakuru, and Narok districts. The Mau Forest Complex forms the largest closed-canopy forest ecosystem of Kenya, as large as the forests of Mt.

Kenya and the Aberdares combined. Standing athectares, it is the single most important water catchment in Rift Valley and western Kenya, and is natural asset of national importance whose condition has a major impact on the.

The Mau forest complex covers overacres and represents the largest remaining near continuous blocks of mountain indigenous forest in East Africa. It is Kenya’s major Water Tower.

The operation, which started on J seeks to stop all illegal human activities in government forests which form the Eastern side of Mau Forest Complex. So far, 4, hectares of forest land. In summary, land use affects TDN and NO3-N concentrations in stream water in the Mau Forest region in Kenya, while DOC and DON were more related.

The Mau forest complex covers overhectares and represents the largest remaining near continuous blocks of mountain indigenous forest in East Africa, it is Kenya’s major Water Tower. It is situated approximately km from Nairobi and border Kericho to the West, Nakuru to the North and Narok to the South.

Yvonne explaine what is really at stake at the Mau forest complex and why the mau evacuation raises alot of eyebrows.

the ongoing struggle over the Mau Forest in Kenya. Spanning km2, the Mau forest is a complex of six-teen contiguous forests and six separated satellite forests. Together, they form a single ecosystem and make up the largest remaining indigenous forest in East Africa.

While less is known about this forest than many other East African forests. Mau Forest Complex, which is located in the central region of Rift Valley of Kenya, is the biggest water tower in Eastern Africa. Much of the forest in this water tower has been excised.

This has led to stringent measures taken by the government to limit its use by the adjacent communities who previously depended on it as a major source of Author: Peter Omboto.

The Mau Forest Complex in Kenya is synonymous with sustenance of life. Millions of people in the country, and countless wildlife species, directly depend on the 12 rivers which originate from one of Kenya's key water towers. Send 'NEWS' to to receive all the important breaking news as it happens.

The politics of the Mau Forest sunk ODM leader Raila Odinga’s presidential ambitions in The Rift Valley was Raila ’s gift to power and because of the region’s total support in   You can use the following text to create an Ldifde file. You can import this file to create the policy with a timeout value of 10 minutes.

Copy this text toand then run the following command, where forest root is the distinguished name of your forest .Forests in Kenya are threatened by unsustainable uses and conversion to alternative land uses.

In spite of the consequences of forest degradation and biodiversity loss and reliance of communities on forests livelihoods, there is little empirical data on the role of forest resources in livelihoods of the local communities.

Socioeconomic, demographic, and forest use data were .