Lives of Laikipia

Michael Dyer is a third generation Kenyan, born in Laikipia in 1961. Having completed his education in England and Scotland, he worked as a cowboy in Montana and Australia before returning to take over Borana one of the family properties. Borana in 1984 was a traditional cattle and sheep ranch, but Michael soon set about…

Participatory Micro-Zoning Reduces Threats to Forests

African Wildlife Foundation’s Sustainable Opportunities for Improving Livelihoods (SOIL) program, which has been embedded as part of the Foundation’s Kenya programming in the Samburu landscape for the past two years, has been a very interesting and hands-on intervention. Based on 24 months of implementation, AWF believes that SOIL’s efforts to organise farmers and pastoralists, by…