Collaboration with Experts Helps the LTA to Deliver Membership Benefits

In recent months, the Laikipia Tourism Association has been growing its partnerships with various organizations and entities to help it provide more benefits to its members. One of the benefits of the Laikipia Tourism Association is that we continually seek to grow our members’ capacity by providing them with access to training, tools, and technologies…

Laikipia Forum A Focal Point for Conservation Dialog in the Greater Laikipia Landscape

On 20th August 2021, the Laikipia Forum held its Annual General Meeting. 21 conservation leaders and organizations were present at this meeting. The most significant change to the Forum’s operations is the change from an implementing organization to a true FORUM. The Forum is a coalition of the willing – those dedicated to natural resource…

We Vow To Protect Our Spring :Loiragai Community Promise to Take ownership of their Spring

Community members from IL Ngwesi have vowed to be at the forefront to ensure that the Loiragai spring remains protected, functional, and serves its members. Led by the area Chief, community representatives were grateful for the efforts that both Laikipia Forum and World Vision made to ensure that they enjoy their fundamental right to access…

Promoting Conservation Farming as Part of Smart Water Agriculture

The Mount Kenya Trust had a farmer’s day at their Mugumo Regenerative Agriculture Project (MRAP) next to Lolldaiga ranch. Neighboring farmers, representatives from Timau, Ngusishi and Ontulili Water Resource Users Association (WRUA) were present. Different aspects of conservation farming such as minimum soil disturbance, soil cover and crop rotation were demonstrated. Since conventional farm practices can negatively impact the…

Where Does Tourism Fit in the County’s Spatial Plan?

Laikipia county’s Department of Lands, Infrastructure and Urban Development recently reached out to the Laikipia Tourism Association,  as efforts intensify to prepare the County’s spatial plan. They aim that by September this year, this spatial plan will be complete. The department is hoping to capture all types of tourism facilities within the landscape. Stakeholder participation is…

Wildebeest, Bustards and Bongos. Kenya Begins First National Census of Wildlife

Count aims to provide crucial conservation data on animals including pangolins, turtles and antelope Planes, helicopters, boats and 4x4s are being deployed, hundreds of camera traps and satellite collars monitored, and an array of dung studied across Kenya, as the country embarks on its first national census of wildlife. The census, covering the Country’s 58 national…