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Agriculture Forests

Illegal Deforestation for Forest-risk Agricultural Commodities Dashboard: Kenya

By Cassie Dummett and Sofia Tenorio Fenton
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While data linking commodities to deforestation in Kenya exists, it is rarely disaggregated by specific commodity or risk of having been sourced from illegally cleared forest lands. Due to governance and enforcement challenges across both the forest and agricultural sectors in Kenya, commodities that are not traceable to their source should be considered at risk of being linked to illegal deforestation. All forests in Kenya, including those with protections, are threatened by agricultural conversion.