Mutara Ready for a Common Intake!

A common intake is an engineered, community-led solution to capture and distribute water equitably from a river to community destinations. Laikipia/Nyandarua Water Sector Stakeholders ranging from the Water Resources Authority, the County Governments of Laikipia and Nyandarua, WRUA representatives from Mutara, Community Water Projects and the Ol Pejeta/FFI led Laikipia Cattle, Water and Wildlife Project,…

Reversing the Decline

The Wildlife Conservation  Society/Disney Conservation  Fund ( WCS/Disney) “Reverse the Decline: Making Kenya’s Elephants a Model for the Rest of the Continent by Stopping the Killing, Stopping the Trafficking, and Stopping the Demand” Project (Disney Project) started in February 2018, with the focus on the reduction of human-elephant conflict (HEC) around Mukogodo Forest. 2020 activities…

Laikipia Small Holder Farmers: What’s Holding Them Back?

Agriculture contributes significantly to Laikipia’s economy. It is also the largest employer, with smallholder farmers making up almost two-thirds of our agricultural sector. They also play an important role in aspects of sustainable development. This includes being a bulwark against hunger and poverty in rural areas. Yet the majority still struggle to access affordable financial…

Stories of Change Community Voices

Stories of Change Community Voices on the impact of the Laikipia Cattle, Water and Wildlife Project

Lots of projects get “done”, but who is interested in impacts? From 25th to 30th January 2020, Fauna and Flora International (FFI), Ol Pejeta Conservancy (OPC) & Laikipia Forum joined community groups within the Mutara and Suguroi river sub-catchments to learn about their experiences, perspectives and results from their participation in the Laikipia Cattle, Water and Wildlife Project.  Mr. Kiprono Lekeiyo, a downstream…

The Great Grevy’s Zebra Rally 2020 Counties

The Great Grevy’s Zebra Rally 2020 Counties, Conservancies, Communities and Citizens Can Make A Difference.

Kenya is home to over 90% of the world’s remaining Grevy’s Zebras. The 3rd Great Grevy’s Rally will help us determine the population health of this endangered species. Laikipia Forum joined other conservation organizations and conservancies from Laikipia, Samburu, Isiolo, Meru and Marsabit counties for the 2020 edition of the Great Grevy’s Zebra rally. The rally…

Promoting Partnerships Within the Greater Laikipia Landscape

Promoting Partnerships Within the Greater Laikipia Landscape

The new Laikipia Forum’s signboard is mounted along the entrance of the Paramount Chief Road, just behind the Nanyuki ASK showground, along the Likii River. Not only does the sign indicate the Forum’s location, it also illustrates our continued efforts to bring together membership-led organizations in a bid to promote natural resources conservation, cohesion and…