Kenya National Landscape Restoration Scaling Conference 2021 successfully catalyzed action for landscape restoration supporting a restoration movement in the country. It was held in the context of the need and urgency to create synergies among the numerous, yet fragmented restoration efforts and given the government’s restoration-related commitments. A summary of the key outcomes of the conference is available here.
The Kenya National Landscape Restoration Scaling Conference 2022 follows up on the event of 2021. It will showcase advancements of this restoration movement, take stock of the progress made on the agreed action plans from the 2021 conference, and seek agreement and commitments from actors in the restoration space on the next steps to consolidate the movement. This includes the next steps to implement the Forest and Landscape Restoration Implementation Plan (FOLAREP) 2022 -2027.
- Showcase progress made since the 2021 conference in achieving agreed action plans and the building of a restoration movement
Bring together stakeholders working in the restoration space to agree on key actions to support the implementation of the Forest and Landscape Restoration Implementation Plan (FOLAREP) 2022- 2027 and monitoring framework, including required policy adjustments
- Discuss incentives and avenues for resource mobilization to support and scale restoration projects, particularly efforts led by the community, youth, women, faith-based actors, and the private sector
- Explore the role of existing practices and approaches to support the scaling of restoration efforts in agricultural, forest, and rangelands
Showcase approaches and models to enhance the inclusion of children, youth, and women in restoration efforts and launch a capacity strengthening program for youth, women and faith actors involved in restoration.