Conserving Kenya's indigenous forests through certification of sustainably sourced woodcarvings


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Ref: 11-004

Status: Completed

Round:
10
Funding Scheme:
Main Project
Project Leader:
Lead Organisation:
Project Partners:
Malindi Handicraft Co-operative Society Ltd, WWF - East Africa, Akamba Handicraft Industry Cooperative Society Ltd, National Environment Secretariat, Kenya
Start Date:
01-04-02
End Date:
31-03-05
Funding:
£172,646.00
Regions:
Sub-Saharan Africa
Countries:
Kenya
Project Summary:
To conserve critical forest habitats in Kenya by putting in place an incentive to enable carvers shift from traditionally preferred forest hardwoods to farm-grown or plantation species, thereby providing for sustainable livelihoods for carvers and tree owners.
Project Outputs:
Certification of sustainably sourced carvings from two woodcarving cooperatives Increased general awareness about sustainable woodcarving and benefits of certification amongst carvers, tourists, exporters and importers.


Documents:
Title: 11-004 appl - edited
Download: Application Form [pdf] 2008-04-17 10:22:03

Title: 11-004 HY1
Download: Half Year Report [pdf] 2008-04-17 10:22:03

Title: 11-004 AR1 - edited
Download: Annual Report [pdf] 2008-04-17 10:22:03

Title: 11-004 HR2
Download: Half Year Report [pdf] 2008-04-17 10:22:03

Title: 11-004 AR2
Download: Annual Report [pdf] 2021-02-03 00:00:00

Title: 11-004 HR3 woodcarv Kenya
Download: Half Year Report [pdf] 2008-04-17 10:22:03

Title: 11-004 FR - edited
Download: Final Report [pdf] 2008-04-17 10:22:03

Title: 11-004 FR Ann 4 press release
Download: Press Release [pdf] 2008-04-17 10:22:03

Title: 11-004 FR Ann 1 Newsletter chongacarvers2005_c
Download: Newsletter [pdf] 2008-04-17 10:22:03