Potential natural vegetation of south-western Kenya for selection of indigenous tree species: sheet 4 uri icon


  • Published by World Agroforestry Centre (ICRAF), Nairobi, Kenya in 2005 This map was compiled and prepared by ICRAF GIS Unit 2005. Final design was made by John Gikanga Potential natural vegetation adapted from: Trapnell CG, Brunt MA and Birch WR. 1986. Kenya 1:250,000 Vegetation Sheet 4. Results of a vegetation - land use survey of south-western Kenya. British Governmentâ??s Overseas Surveys Directorate, Ordnance Survey under the UK Governmentâ??s Technical Co-operation ProgrammeDistrict administrative boundaries generated from the national population database digitized and compiled by the Central Bureau of Statistics (CBS), Ministry of Finance and Planning, Nairobi, Kenya in 1999.Main towns digitized from topographic maps sheets (1960-1976) compiled by the Smallholder Dairy Programme of the International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI), Nairobi, Kenya in 2000.Road network digitized from topographic maps sheets (1960-1976) compiled by the Ministry of Public Works and Roads, Nairobi, Kenya in 1996.Donors:Flemish Association for Development Cooperation and Technical Assistance (VVOB) through the Testing Options and Training Partners in Participatory Tree Domestication and Marketing in East Africa (TOTDOMEA) project at ICRAFDanish International Development Assistance (DANIDA) through support of the Improved Seed Systems for Agroforestry in African Countries (ISSAAC) project at ICRAF and Forest and Landscape (Denmark)

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  • 2005