Forests and Climate Change

The work of this group supports national and regional adaptation in Africa by means of an improved scientific understanding of the impacts of climate change on forests and people in Africa and the options and priorities for adaptation.

Mon, 03/28/2011 - 09:20

Most of the bamboo resources in Kenya comprise one indigenous species, Yushania alpina, which was formerly known as Arundinaria alpina. This species, which is commonly known as alpine bamboo, occurs naturally on the main mountains and highland ranges of Kenya and Eastern Africa.

Wed, 03/02/2011 - 17:14

Borassus aethiopum is a non-timber tree which grows in the transitional and savanna zone of Ghana and the sub-region. Its superior strength properties and level of present utilization call for its promotion for several applications in construction.

Mon, 11/01/2010 - 10:10

The problem of Prosopis frees as invasive weeds is a widespread issue in Kenya. This policy brief is of interest to many individuals and organisations especially those making decisions concerning land use directly or the use of resources front the land.