Western Kenya SACC Project

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Presentation for CCAFS Communicating Carbon project in Nairobi, Kenya in October.

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Western Kenya SACC Project

  1. 1. Western Kenya SACC Project
  2. 2. Sustainable Agriculture in aChanging Climate – Project site NYANDO RIVER BASIN # Y Kaptumo # Y Mtetei N # Y Chemase # Y Songhor # Y Chemilil # Y Muhoroni Londiani # Y # Y Ahero Kipkelion # Y # Y Fort Tenan # Y Kedowa # Y Chepsoen # Y # Y Ainamoi Paponditi Road Sosiot # Y # Y Town Intervention area # Y Sondu Elevation 1134-1440 Lowland 1440-1890 Midland >1890 Highland
  3. 3. Reason for choice of the site Increased Soil erosionDeforestation for fuelwood Declining soil fertlity productivity Sodic soils vulnerable to Increasing food insecurity erosion
  4. 4. CARE: making CF work for the poor program• “advancing a pro-poor approach to carbon finance programming that: – reduces poverty, – secures rights, – enhances gender equality – and supports adaptation to climate change while ensuring real climate change mitigation.”
  5. 5. SACC objective• A large scale carbon-financed sustainable agriculture project has been designed and initiated on a pilot basis• Pilot phase( 22 months) • PDD • Benefit sharing • Business development • Implementation with 1000 farmers( tree planting & climate smart agriculture)
  6. 6. Communication strategy• Use of community resource persons• Balancing expectations- Natural benefits of adoption Vs. possible carbon finance revenues

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