From principles to practice: Indigenous peoples and protected areas in Africa - Case study 3: Kenya

Indigenous peoples and protected areas in Africa: From principles to practice
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From principles to practice: Indigenous peoples and protected areas in Africa - Case study 3: Kenya

With conference discussions and commentaries by presenters and community representatives (194 pages)The Ogiek in Mau ForestThe Mau Forest complex is the largest remaining near-contiguous bloc of montane indigenous forest in East Africa. It covers an approximate area of 350,000 ha and is situated about 170 km north-west of Nairobi and stretches west bordering Kericho District, Narok District to the south, Nakuru to the north and Bomet to the south-west. The forest is divided into seven blocs comprising South-West Mau (Tinet), East Mau, Ol’donyo Purro, Transmara, Maasai Mau, Western Mau and Southern Mau. These seven blocs merge to form the larger Mau Forest complex.Of all the forest blocs, only the Maasai Mau is not gazetted. The Ogiek community,who are the last remaining forest dwellers, are scattered all over the seven forest blocs.

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