Application Deadline: 10th February, 2022
The Institute for Culture and Ecology (ICE) seeks to recruit a consultant to undertake end-term evaluation of the “Harnessing indigenous knowledge for rehabilitation of community forests and sacred natural sites in Kilifi County”.
ICE is a national indigenous Non-Governmental Organization (NGO) that was started in 2006 and is registered in Kenya under the NGO Coordination Act. ICE was founded out of a visible need to promote the inherent and natural role of culture in environmental and resource management in Kenya. ICE vision is that of empowered communities harnessing indigenous knowledge for healthy people and ecosystems. Its mission is to promote indigenous knowledge for environmental conservation and to enhance the livelihoods of local communities.
The Institute for Culture and Ecology (ICE) in partnership with the UNDP GEF Small Grants Programme (UNDP GEF/ SGP) and in collaboration with other stakeholders in Kaya forests conservation along the Kenyan Coast implemented the project whose aim was strengthening conservation of these critical coastal ecosystems through harnessing indigenous knowledge for use in protection and rehabilitation of sacred Mijikenda (Kaya) forests and other community forests in Kilifi County. The target kaya forests were Kaya Jibana, Kaya Fungo and Kaya Rabai (kaya Mjimuphya).
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