Payment for Environmental Services pilot project in Lake Naivasha basin, Kenya
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  • Submitted by: Kenya
  • Topic: Green economy in the context of sustainable development and poverty eradication
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  • Location: nairobi
  • Date of completion: 2006
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  • This voluntary initiative came from Green economy policies, practices and initiatives
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Description/achievement of initiative
Lake Naivasha is located in the Kenyan portion of the Great Rift Valley and has been recognised as a wetland of international importance under the Ramsar Convention on Wetlands.
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The goal was to develop a viable financial mechanism for payments for watershed services that delivers sustainable natural resource management and improved livelihoods and serves as a pilot and learning model for further expansion and replication.

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