C. Wekesaa, B.K. Kiruib, E.K. Marangab, G.M. Muturic Elsevier Journal Forest Ecology and Management 440 (2019) 48–60
Comparative studies were undertaken in five forest fragments (Chawia, Fururu, Mbololo, Ngangao and Vuria) of varying sizes in Taita Hills, Kenya to determine the effects of forest edge on the forest structure, species diversity and richness and above-ground carbon stock along a forest edge-interior gradient, and the relationship between pioneer and late successional tree species.
Lance W. Robinson and Joram K. Kagombe Ecology and Society 23(1):27
The desire to overcome fragmented management of the natural ecosystems on which human beings depend has contributed
to a growing interest in landscape approaches and to deeper questions about landscape governance systems.
Joram K. Kagombe, MTE Mbuvi & Joshua K. Cheboiwo Journal of Environment and Earth Science. Vol.7, No.2, 2017. Pg 12-17.
Natural resource management in East Africa has been centrally managed for a long period. However, recent
initiation of decentralized system has been erratic and it is only recently, it has been undertaken systematically
with supporting legislation and political will.
Joram K. Kagombe, Joshua K. Cheboiwo, Alfred Gichu, Collins Handa & Jane Wamboi Journal of Resources Development and Management. Vol.40, 2018.
Payment for Ecosystem Service (PES) is a market driven tool to motivate upstream land owners to practices land
uses that enhance water quantity flows through compensation incentive packages supported by downstream
beneficiaries and partners.
Joram Kimenju Kagombe, Prof. James Kungu, Prof Daniel Mugendi & Joshua Kiplongei Cheboiwo Civil and Environmental Research. Vol.10, No.1, 2018
Payment for Ecosystem Service (PES) has become a handy tool for promotion of sustainable watershed
management across the globe due its versatility and capacity to engage multiple stakeholders in the public and
George Muthike, Joseph Githiomi. International Journal of Research Studies in Agricultural Sciences, Volume 3, Issue 10, 2017, PP 45-52
Kenya forest sector is vibrant, undergoing a number of remarkable changes. It is estimated that the forestry sector
contributes approximately 3.6% of the country’s gross domestic product (GDP). ...
Machua,J., Jimu,L., Njuguna,J.,Wingfield, M. J., Mwenje, E. & Roux, J. 2016, Forest Pathology
Teratosphaeria stem canker is an important disease of Eucalyptus species in many parts of the world where these trees are intensively propagated in plantations. Symptoms similar to those of Teratosphaeria stem canker...
Francis Gachathi, Musingo T.E. Mbuvi, Linus Wekesa, Chemuku Wekesa & Nereoh Leley, KEFRI, 2016.
Kayas are remnant forest patches mainly found on the lowland hills along the Kenyan Coast that are considered sacred by the Mijikenda community...
Chemuku Wekesa, Nereoh Leley, Elias Maranga, Bernard Kirui, Gabriel Muturi, Musingo Mbuvi, Ben Chikamai, Open Journal of Forestry, 2016, 6, 142-161.
The structure and species composition of undisturbed natural forests serve as benchmarks for understanding forest carbon storage potential for reduced carbon emissions.
C. Wekesa, N. Leley, L. Ndalilo, A. Amur, S. Uchi and K. Swiderska , IIED 2016
The Smallholder Innovation for Resilience (SIFOR) project aims to strengthen biocultural innovation for
food security in the face of climate change in China, India, Kenya and Peru.
Cheboiwo, J., Mugabe, R., Mbinga, J., Mutiso, F. Journal of Environment and Earth Science, Vol.5, No.6, 2015.p 72-85.
The study was aimed at bridging the knowledge gap by assessing the growth, yield potentials and financial returns of four indigenous species namely P. africana, X.gilletti, J. procera, and P. fulva....
Langat, D., Cheboiwo, J., Muchiri, M. African Journal of Agriculture and Utilisation of Natural Resources for Sustainable Development 1 (1): 38-45, January, 2015
Eucalyptus grandis are grown in most ecological zones and variety of soils in Kenya. Eucalyptus production is likely to increase due to rising demand for transmission poles and firewood...
Mbinga, J., Chagala-Odera, E. Octa Journal of Environmental Research Vol. 3(1): 094-099
The phenotypic variation in growth of ten 28-year-old Liquidambar styraciflua provenances was studied at two sites, Lugari and Kakamega in Western Kenya...
Mbuvi, M.T.E, Musyoki, J.K., Ayiemba, W.O., Gichuki, J.W. International Journal of Biodiversity and Conservation
This study was conducted to provide socio-economic baseline information about the forest adjacent community members and other forest stakeholders who are the key blocks upon which the joint management strategies and programmes would be anchored...
Luvanda A., Musyoki J., Cheboiwo J., Wekesa, L and Ozawa M. (2015) KEFRIAbstract:
Melia market study as part of Extension is one of the four components of the Project on the Development of Drought Tolerant Trees species for the Drylands of Kenya, which is implemented by the Kenya Forestry Research Institute (KEFRI) and Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA)...
Omondi, S., Machua,J., Gicheru, J. and Hanaoka, S. (2015) Springer
Acacia tortilis is a drought tolerant multipurpose dryland tree species widely distributed in Africa and
Asia. Its overexploitation has caused its population decrease. A set of 11 polymorphic nuclear microsatellite loci were isolated...
Cheboiwo, J., Biloko, F., Abdalla, A., Kambuku, R. and Mutaganda, A. (2015) KEFRI
The global Forest Law Enforcement, Governance and Trade (FLEGT) process has become an important tool in Africa, Asia and South America to control illegal timber trade with support from the European Union and other partners...
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