June 2, 2015 - June 3, 2015

East African Learning Landscape Regional Knowledge Exchange

African Institute for Capacity Development, Jomo Kenyatta University

Bringing together leaders from the learning landscapes in Ethiopia, Kenya, and Tanzania to exchange knowledge and experiences on integrated landscape management (ILM) and to learn about tools to enhance their implementation of ILM.

Read the workshop report

Knowledge Sharing Objectives

Building Multi-Stakeholder Platforms

Landscape leaders will share experiences with platform building and other landscape level activities. Leaders will present on topics related to their experience with building a multi-stakeholder platform, prioritizing activities for green growth, gathering finance for ILM, etc.

Integrating policy with ILM

Representatives from each country will share the unique challenges and opportunities of integrating policy with ILM in their country’s context.

Tools for improving implementation of ILM

Facilitators will present the Landscape Measures Framework and other tools for implementing ILM, including ground-based photo monitoring, spatial planning, and landscape labeling.

Tuesday, June 2

8:00 - 9:00

Opening and Introductions

9:45 - 10:00

Question and Answer Session

10:00 - 10:30

Coffee Break

10:30 - 12:00

Sharing Landscape Experiences

Themes: Agriculture and Markets

Bungoma Landscape
Mbeya Landscape
Lari Landscape

13:00 - 14:00


14:00 - 15:30

Engaging Civil Society in Policymaking for ILM

Panel Discussion

15:30 - 15:45

Coffee break

15:45 - 17:00

Sharing Landscape Experiences

Themes: Biodiversity Conservation and Sustainable Livestock Intensification

Laikipia Landscape
Embu Landscape
Bale-West Arsi Ecoregion
Maasai Steppe Heartland Landscape

17:00 - 17:30

Ethiopia Learning Landscape Network

Poster presentation by Dr. Gizaw Desta


Day 1 Closing

Wednesday, June 3

8:00 - 8:30

Opening and outline of the day's agenda

8:30 - 10:00

Sharing Landscape Experiences

Themes: Erosion Control and Land Restoration

Wichi Wetland
Aba Gerima Learning Watershed
Ergi Integrated Watershed
Bohele Landscape

10:00 - 10:30

Coffee break

10:30 - 12:00

Sharing Landscape Experiences

Themes: Water Management, Carbon, and Forestry

Naivasha Landscape
Humbo Carbon Landscape
Lake Tana Landscape
Mt. Elgon Transboundary region carbon projects

13:00 - 14:00


14:00 - 14:45

Introduction to the African Landscape Academy

Landscape Academy

14:45 - 15:45

Coffee and Workshop Evaluation

15:45 - 16:00