Developing a National Landscape Restoration Potential Map:
The meeting was convened by the world resources institute (WRI) a key partner together with The Green Belt Movement (GBM) and CCI in BMU project. This was a consultative workshop bringing together key stakeholders to share ideas geared towards generating a national landscape restoration potential map for Kenya, at Pan Afric Hotel, Nairobi Kenya.
The Green Belt Movement (GBM) was represented by the Executive Director Ms Aisha Karanja who on her closing remarks informed the participants of the strides GBM has made in its watershed based approach and that, currently they work in 29 watersheds. She also called on all the key stakeholders to be part of the technical team that will be meeting regularly to put together the stakeholders’ deliberations in realising the potential restoration map.
Among the key stakeholders represented were KFS, mapping stakeholder such as ERMIS, academic professionals from universities Nairobi and JKUAT and African conservation center.