• English
  • Deutsch
Facebook icon
LinkedIn icon
Twitter icon
YouTube icon
Header image Ecologic

Climate-smart Agriculture and REDD+ Implementation in Kenya


Citation

Dooley, Elizabeth und Sophie Chapman 2014: Climate-smart agriculture and REDD+ implementation in Kenya. REDD+ Law Project - Briefing Paper. Cambridge Centre for Climate Change Mitigation Research, Cambridge.

Language
English
Author(s)
Dr. Sophie Chapman
Year
2014
Dimension
61 pp.
Table of Contents

1. INTRODUCTION
2. BACKGROUND TO CLIMATE-SMART AGRICULTURE
2.1 The relationship between agriculture, climate change and food security
2.2 What is 'climate-smart' agriculture?
2.3 Climate-smart agriculture and REDD+
2.4 Lessons regarding climate-smart agriculture from existing carbon farming projects
2.4.1 Uptake of climate-smart agricultural practices by local stakeholders
2.4.2 Project design issues that could impede successful implementation
3. AGRICULTURE AND REDD+ IN KENYA
3.1 Kenya's agricultural sector
3.2 Kenyan agriculture and climate-smart agriculture
3.3 Agriculture in Kenya’s REDD+ implementation
3.3.1 Overview of Kenya's REDD+ 'strategy options'
3.3.1.1 Strategy options in the first priority area
3.3.1.2 Strategy options in the second priority area
3.3.1.3 Strategy options in the third priority area
3.3.2 Project-level examples of agriculture’s potential role in REDD+ implementation
3.3.2.1 Carbon farming project developed by a NGO
3.3.2.2 Agricultural development projects by international and national organisations and funders
3.3.2.3 Collective organisation providing capacity building and demonstration actions for its members
3.3.2.4 Public-private partnership testing a strategy that could aid agricultural development
4. REGULATORY FRAMEWORK APPLICABLE TO CLIMATE-SMART AGRICULTURE IN KENYA
4.1 Importance of understanding how policies, laws and regulations could apply
4.2 Policy support for climate-smart agriculture
4.2.1 Food Security
4.2.2 Mitigation and adaptation
4.2.3 Policy options to address agriculture’s impact on the environment
4.3 Legislative framework applicable to climate-smart agriculture in Kenya
4.3.1 Agriculture-specific legislation
4.3.1.1 Crops Act 2013
4.3.1.2 Farm Forestry Rules 2009
4.3.1.3 Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Authority Act 2013
4.3.1.4 Kenya Agricultural and Livestock Research Act 2013
4.3.1.5 Agricultural Development Corporation Act 1965/revised 2012
4.3.2 General legislation
4.3.2.1 Constitution of Kenya 2010
4.3.2.2 Land Act 2012
4.3.2.3 Environmental Management and Co-ordination Act 1999/revised edition 2012
4.3.2.4 Forests Act 2005
4.3.2.5 Water Act 2002
4.3.2.6 Water Resources Management Rules 2007
4.3.2.7 Biosafety Act 2009
4.3.2.8 Energy Act 2006
4.3.2.9 Co-operative Societies Act 2005, revised edition 2012
4.3.2.10 Societies Act 2008
4.3.2.11 Micro and Small Enterprises Act 2012
4.3.2.12 SACCO Societies Act 2008
4.4 Issues for climate-smart agriculture arising from the current regulatory framework
4.5 Institutional support for climate-smart agriculture
5. CONCLUSION

Keywords
Kenia, Afrika