Key presentations  on themes 

Opening presentation on Forest and Landscape Restoration Action Plan (FOLAREP) monitoring framework: Rose Akombo, Principal Conservator of Forests, Kenya Forest Service

Presentations were also centered on three thematic areas:

Theme 1: Experience sharing – monitoring tools/frameworks

  • Showcasing experiences in landscape restoration monitoring: Dr. Winnie Musila, Director, Ecosystem Research, Planning and Audit, Kenya Water Towers Agency
  • Tools used for monitoring restoration on forest areas with actual data: Mr. David Chege, head of Forest Monitoring Systems, Kenya Forest Service
  • Integrating citizen surveillance and systematic data collection in monitoring of land restoration: Tor-Gunnar Vågen, Senior Scientist and head of the Spatial Data Science and Applied Learning Lab (SPACIAL),
  • Mandate of Ministry of Water, Sanitation and Irrigation: Maurice Opondo, Deputy Director, Water and Irrigation Management, Ministry of Water, Sanitation, and Irrigation
  • Presentation on the indicators suggested in the survey done before the Forest Landscape Restoration (FLR) Monitoring webinar in Kenya: Mildred Ada, Research Consultant

Theme 2: Examples of a concrete national level monitoring framework for restoration

  • Case study of the indicators used in FAO’s “The Restoration Initiative” (TRI) as an example of a concrete national monitoring framework: Patrick Mugi, Monitoring and Evaluation Specialist, Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, Kenya

Theme 3: A roadmap for the working group 

  • Overview of the Proposed National Restoration Monitoring Working Group: Charity Munyasya, Deputy Chief Conservator of Forests, Forest Conservation and Management, Kenya Forest Service


Watch the landscape restoration monitoring webinar