Eastern Africa Coastal Forest Programme
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The eastern African coastal forest ecoregion is recognised as one of Africa’s centres of species endemism, and is distributed over six countries (Somalia, Kenya, Tanzania, Mozambique, Zimbabwe and Malawi). Most is found in Kenya, Tanzania and Mozambique, which form our focal region. The coastal forests are fragmented, small and surrounded by poor communities that have a high demand for land and forest resources. Although coastal forests have significant cultural and traditional values for local communities, they do not receive adequate support from the relevant government authorities and international conservation institutions. WWF has over 10 years research and conservation experience on the eastern Africa coastal forests in Kenya, Tanzania and Mozambique and would like to build on its past successes by supporting the Eastern Africa Coastal Programme development processes. The major challenges to conserving these forests through the EACFP are dealing with three different c.....
Series;NrRegional Workshop Report Nairobi feb. 4-7 2002.
CitationRegional Workshop Report Nairobi feb. 4-7 2002. 123 pp.
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