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USAID/Kenya Strategic Plan:

Environmental Threats and Opportunities Assessment

April 14, 2000

1.Executive Summary3

1.1.Institutional and Socioeconomic Framework3

1.2.Ecological Systems and Land Use Trends3

1.3.Conclusion5

2.Background5

3.Scope and method6

4.Overview: Kenya today6

5.Key environmental sectors facing threats in Kenya today7

5.1.Wildlife resources and terrestrial biodiversity7

5.1.1.General statistics and trends.7

5.1.2.Wildlife tourism.9

5.1.3.Community-based wildlife management programs.10

5.1.4.Livestock/wildlife/people interactions.10

5.1.5.Access to range/habitat.11

5.1.6.Threats to wildlife medicinal species.12

5.1.7.Relative severity of threat to wildlife and biodiversity in general12

5.2.Freshwater and coastal resources12

5.2.1.General statistics and trends.13

5.2.2.Threats to coastal and coral systems in Kenya.15

5.2.3.Agricultural development and water resources16

5.2.4.Access to water, safe water supplies, and environmental health.17

5.2.5.Other threats to freshwater in Kenya.18

5.2.6.Relative severity of threat to freshwater resources.19

5.2.7.Relative severity of threat to coastal and coral resources.19

5.3.Forest resources19

5.3.1.General trends and statistics.19

5.3.2.Fuelwood and charcoal use21

5.3.3.Degazetting and encroachment22

5.3.4.Forest productivity22

5.3.5.Relative severity of threat to forest resources in general.22

5.4.Agricultural resources and land use23

5.4.1.General statistics and trends.23

5.4.2.Productivity of agricultural lands – high, arid/semi-arid, range, and marginal24

5.4.3.Subdivision and conversion of vegetation/forest to agriculture.25

5.4.4.Soil erosion.26

5.4.5.Irrigation of agricultural areas.26

5.4.6.Relative severity of threat to land and soil resources.26

5.5.Energy resources26

5.5.1.General statistics and trends.27

5.5.2.Relative severity of threat to energy resources.28

5.6.Urban environmental resources28

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