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The MacArthur Foundation -

The Packard Foundation -

The United Nations Development Program/Small Grants program -

Partnerships and Collaboration

This project is coordinated and implemented through partnership with various institutions and community-based groups living adjacent to Kakamega Forest. The institutions and groups include those with expertise in environmental and conservation education, energy technologies, on-farm forestry, remote sensing, research, forest protection, biodiversity conservation, agriculture, credit provision and family planning. Overall coordination of the project is by ICIPE. The institutions and community-based organizations include the following:

Department of Resource Surveys and Remote Sensing,
Ministry of Environment and Natural Resources (DRSRS)

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   Beatrice Nzioka
Forest Department (FD)
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   Mr. G. Mweke  
Intermediate Technology Development Group (ITDG)    
International Centre for Research in Agroforestry (ICRAF)     James Were
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Kakamega Environmental Education
Programme (KEEP)   
   Wilberforce Okeka
Kenya Forestry Research Institute (KEFRI)      Kavaka Mukonyi
Kenya Ministry of Agriculture   
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   Ms. C. Mwangi
Kenya Rural Enterprise Program (K-REP)
   Miriam Cherogony and Francis Simba
Kenya Wildlife Service (KWS)
   Dr. Richard Bagine
Kisumu Medical and Education Trust (KMET)   
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   Monica Ogutu
Muliru Farmers Conservation Group, Kakamega   
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   Thomas Mmasi
National Museums of Kenya (NMK)      Dr. Koen Maes
Smithsonian Institution (SI), USA
   Scott Miller and Lucie Rogo
University of Nairobi (UoN)
   Joseph Mwangi
Steering Committee Members
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Wilber Lwande - ICIPE (Project Coordinator)
Hans Herren - Director, ICIPE
Scott Miller - Chair, Department of Systematic Biology
Lucie Rogo - Visiting Scientist- Smithsonian Institution
Richard Bagine - Director of Research, Kenya Wildlife Service

Staff Working On Kakamega Forest Project
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Wilber Lwande (Project Coordinator)
Lucie Rogo
Andrew Chapya
Eveline Ndenga
Lamberts Moreka
John Bwire
Nixon Onyimbo
Boniface Omolo
David Mbuvi
Mercy Ndwiga (Attachement)

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