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SEI Africa is based in Nairobi, Kenya and is hosted by the World Agroforestry Centre. The centre collaborates with African governments, organizations and networks, acting as a hub for SEI’s engagement across the continent. The centre’s work focuses on four key areas: energy and climate; natural resources and ecosystems; sustainable urbanisation; and health and environment.

From its establishment in August 2008 until June 2013, SEI Africa was based at the Institute of Resource Assessment at the University of Dar es Salaam. As of July 2013, it is based in Nairobi, Kenya, hosted by the World Agroforestry Centre. Staff members are active across South, East and West Africa.


Philip Osano
Philip Osano

Centre Director

SEI Africa

General questions: [email protected]
Phone: +254 (0) 711 034490
Address: Head Office, World Agroforestry Centre, United Nations Avenue, Gigiri, P.O. Box 30677, Nairobi, 00100, Kenya

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Organizational chart


Organizational chart. The following people and departments report to the Centre Director: Finance, Deputy Director, Communications. There are three programmes beneath the Centre Director: Sustainable Urbanization Programme, Natural Resources and Ecosystem Programme, and Energy and Climate Change Programme.


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