Home > Grants > Grantee Projects > Kikuyu Escarpment Payment for Water Ecosystem Services Initiative
Kikuyu Escarpment Payment for Water Ecosystem Services Initiative
Grantee Name: 
Kijabe Environment Volunteers
HOTSPOT
LOCATION
AMOUNT
US$100,000
DATES
Jun 2016
-
May 2018
Stats
Project Overview Overview
CEPF Strategic Direction Strategy
HOTSPOT
LOCATION
AMOUNT
US$100,000
DATES
Jun 2016
-
May 2018

Broker relationships between water user associations and community forestry associations in the Kikuyu Escarpment Forest and potential buyers of ecosystem services—water of a certain quantity and quality—downstream in Kiambu County in central Kenya. The 37,000 hectare area includes catchments of five rivers providing services to towns, water companies, major agricultural users and bottlers.

Strategic Direction: 3 Initiate and support sustainable financing and related actions for the conservation of priority KBAs and corridors.