|Approval Date||21 May 1991|
|Signature Date||28 Nov 1991|
|Planned Completion Date||30 Nov 2001|
|Last Disbursement Planned Date||30 Jun 2002|
|Sovereign / Non-Sovereign||Sovereign|
|Sector||Agriculture and Rural Development|
|DAC Sector Code||31220|
The present intervention concerns the Nyayo Tea Zones Improvement and Forest Conservation Project. The project is aimed at forest conservation through tea buffer zones, fuelwood plantations and indigenous reforestation. It holds the promise of making an important contribution to the protection and conservation of Kenya’s forests, as well as of its soils, catchment areas, rainfall patterns and other downstream effects which are crucial to Kenyan economy and society. Furthermore, the project should provide employment and income, including foreign exchange inflow from tea sales and foreign exchange savings from fuelwood production. The project comprises (a) forest conservation measures, (b) agro-ecological measures, (c) infrastructure (roads and building) and (d) organization and management support. The project includes training, consultant services and technical assistance.
The overall objective of the project is to protect and conserve the country's gazetted forests through the establishment of buffer zones made of tea belts and forestry plantations. The specific objectives is to maintain and improve tea belts along gazetted forests and to establish plantations of exotic and indigenous tree species at the fringe of the gazetted forests.
The beneficiaries of the project are the populations of the districts concerned by the project, the environmental authorities and the Kenyan State.
African Development Fund
Government Of Kenya
NYAYO Tea ZONES Development CO
|Last Update||15 Apr 2021|