Research Associate - Land Goverance
Washe is a land governance specialist with more than ten years‘ experience in implementing projects to improve livelihoods through sustainable land and natural resource management. He has previously worked with the Kenya Country Office of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the UN (FAO). Washe regularly publishes articles in the Kenyan media focusing on land governance, sustainable development and social inclusion themes.
Responsible Land Governance in Land Degradation Neutrality Programmes: Insights from Malawi
Safeguards for Carbon Markets – Prioritizing Local Communities’ Tenure Rights
As carbon markets continue to gain traction, we need to look into the impact they will have on rural communities who currently rely on the lands where these projects will be implemented.
Written by Moritz Hauer, Washe Kazungu, Frederike Klümper
Published on Oct 12, 2023
Responsible land governance in LDN programmes: The risks of decoupling forest conservation from legitimate tenure rights in Madagascar
Examining the challenges to safeguard and integrate legitimate tenure rights in management and policy decisions: a follow-up to the implementation of the UNCCD Decision 26/COP.14 on land tenure.
Written by Check Abdel Kader, Baba, Frederike Klümper, Harifidy Rakoko Ratsimba, Washe Kazungu, Jes Weigelt
Published on Sep 19, 2023
The role of community forests in national LDN and land restoration programmes: A case study of community forest parcels in Taita Taveta County, Kenya
Examining the contribution of community forests to national Land Degradation Neutrality (LDN) and land restoration targets: a follow-up to the implementation of the UNCCD Decision 26/COP.14 on land tenure.
Written by Washe Kazungu, Frederike Klümper, Check Abdel Kader Baba
Published on Sep 19, 2023
Responsible land governance in LDN programmes - Malawi Case Study
Monitoring the impact of Land Degradation Neutrality measures on legitimate tenure rights of forest-adjacent communities: a follow-up to the implementation of the UNCCD Decision 26/COP.14 on land tenure.
Written by Washe Kazungu, Check Abdel Kader Baba, Frederike Klümper, Jes Weigelt
Published on Aug 3, 2023
Securing land access for smallholders
How a community-led process is strengthening leasing rights in western Kenya
Written by William Onura, Serah Kiragu-Wissler, Larissa Stiem-Bhatia, Washe Kazungu, Violet Shivutse and Doreen Magotsi
Published on Jul 13, 2022
Responsible Land Governance in Land Degradation Neutrality Programmes: Insights from Benin and Kenya
Global Soil Week 2021 Synthesis Report
Written by Check Abdel Kader Baba, Brian Washe Kazungu, Jes Weigelt & Anna Kramer
Published on May 6, 2022
Responsible Land Governance in LDN Programmes - Kenya
This report from the Global Soil Week 2021 monitors the effects of Land Degradation Neutrality measures on land governance in Kenya.
Written by Brian Washe Kazungu, Anna Kramer, Jes Weigelt, Oscar Schmidt
Published on Dec 17, 2021