In Kenya’s Mountain Forests, A New Path to Conservation

Yale Environment 360: Here is a good news story from Africa. A story about how conservationists and forest managers are putting local communities at the heart of efforts to protect forests on critical upland watersheds. In Kenya, local famers are replacing state officials and forest wardens in the battle against a corrupt system intent on ransacking natural resources that once reached all the way to the president’s office. Can local control work where the state failed? Will the country’s critical “water towers” be......

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