Forest Types in Kenya, 2000

This dataset portrays forest types in Kenya, from FAO's Africover dataset.

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This data was used in Map 1.3 and Map 7.1 in Nature's Benefits in Kenya: An Atlas of Ecosystems and Human Well-Being. Original data are downloadable at


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Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO). 2000. Africover Multipurpose Land Cover Databases for Kenya. Rome, Italy:FAO.

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License: Creative Commons Attribution - NonCommercial 4.0 International (CC BY-NC 4.0)


Project: Ecosystem Service Mapping

Page Last Updated: August 19, 2016

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