Advancing and Balancing Ecological Conservation, Agricultural Production and Local Livelihood Goals in Kenya’s Kikuyu Escarpment Landscape
Landscapes for People, Food and Nature Case Study
- Louise Buck, EcoAgriculture Partners , Cornell University
- Courtney Wallace-Stokes, EcoAgriculture Partners
- David Kuria, KENVO
- Jeffrey C. Milder, Rainforest Alliance
DateDecember 1, 2014
This case study characterizes the Kikuyu Escarpment landscape and describes the ways in which an integrated landscape management approach has enabled local communities to define and pursue their goals related to agricultural development and profitability while conserving the area’s critical natural capital.