Forest, Landscape Restoration, Management & Forest Governance Course.
Forest, Landscape Management & Forest Governance and Application of GIS
Governance remains one of the critical challenges for sustainable forest management across Africa.
Despite several attempts by governments to sustainably manage the forests, the forest covers has
drastically reduced in the last decade. Forests by their nature are long-term enterprises, and the forest
owner’s expects outcomes, like the forest conditions many years into the future, require actions today
and over time to ensure these outcomes occur.
The overall objective of this training is to promote understanding on the relationship between forest,
landscape management and governance as strategy for achieving the objectives of the forest sector.
The training will also major on the application of GIS and remote sensing in better management of the
At the end of the course delegate should be able to:
• Have a better understanding of the drivers of forest degradation and forest loss in the country.
• Move beyond explaining forest degradation from a viewpoint of scientific or technical
narratives as the obvious explanations for failure in ensuring sustainable forest management
in the country.