Is It Working? An update on rangeland rehabilitation micro catchments

A few months ago, the Lekurruki and Il Ngwesi community conservancy members embarked on a land restoration exercise to restore vegetation on seriously eroded and degraded rangelands. This effort entailed community members digging bunds and planting grass to reduce surface water runoff, enhance vegetation growth by retaining soil moisture, and curb further soil erosion. Through…

Ranger Life Saver Training

In partnership with the Mount Kenya Trust, the Laikipia Forum organized a four-day Ranger Life Saver Training for the ILMAMUSI Community Forest Association Rangers. The training was geared towards equipping these rangers with the necessary skills to ensure no casualties in their line of duty. A survey conducted in 2020 established that up to 120…

Radio Shows Reveal Need for More Sensitization on Water Related Issues

Feedback obtained from listeners who engaged in the three-part series radio talk shows focusing on water resources management revealed that similar shows are needed more often to create more opportunities to create awareness on water matters in our landscape. The positive engagements and feedback from Basin stakeholders definitely made the shows a success. Through the…