Instructions – University of Copenhagen

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Instructions

The geographic designations employed and the presentation of materials in this publication do not imply the expression of any opinion whatsoever on the part of the World Agroforestry Centre concerning the legal status of any country, territory, city or area or its authorities, or concerning the delimitation of its frontiers or boundaries. 

If this is the first time that you are using this material, then we suggest that you follow the following steps to open the various documents that are provided:

1. Read the instructions on how to determine the potential natural vegetation type (Short documentation) of your area of interest within south-western and central Kenya. These instructions are provided under documentation, maps and resources.

2. Based on the instructions, determine which of the four map sheets you want to consult.

3. Based on the instructions, determine which of the three mapping formats (PDF or interactive htm) you want to consult

4. Open the map sheet in the preferred format from the MapSheets folder (some links are provided below).
  • Map sheets in PDF format are available from the MapSheets\PDF folder or via links provided below.   
  • Map sheets in interactive htm format are available from the MapSheets\Interactive folder or via links provided below.
5. Determine the vegetation type of your area of interest within the map sheet (and within south-western and central Kenya)

6. Read the instructions on how to identify and select tree species that are suitable for a particular vegetation type.
 
7. Se some examples of the 207 different tree species, 122 Agro-forest tree species or the 21 species from the Leaflets series.
 

For you to get the full information you can require the CD "Potential natural vegetation of south-western and central Kenya" from Roeland Kindt r.kindt@cgiar.org