The Leo Project Brings Organizations Together to Tackle Waste Management and Climate Change

On Saturday, January 28th, 2023, The Leo Project brought together over 200 community members and  a number of organizations to clean up the Jua Kali center. The organizations included Laikipia Wildlife Forum, BATUK, Maiyan, Pathways Policy Institute, Leo Local and El Karama Lodge. The event was a great success and aimed to address the growing…

Over 2,500 Indigenous Trees Planted At The Inaugural Walk Wild Initiative

Over 2,500 indigenous tree seedlings were planted at Mukogodo forest in Laikipia County, in an effort to conserve and protect the indigenous ecosystem that is the home of thousands of pastoral communities and wildlife within the greater Laikipia region during the Inaugural Walk Wild event. The 10 kilometer walk brought together over 300 people from…

Moran Lounge Brings Joy to Nanyuki Prisons with Heartwarming Donation

Moran Lounge and Grill is a well-known nightlife destination in Nanyuki, Kenya, and a member of the Laikipia Tourism Association (LTA). In addition to providing entertainment, Moran is also dedicated to giving back to the community through various charitable initiatives. Recently, the lounge took its charitable efforts a step further by visiting Nanyuki Prisons to…

Early Fruits of the Water Governance Support Programme in the Greater Laikipia Region

The Kenya Water Act 2016 provides for the establishment of Water Resource Users Associations (WRUA) for the collaborative management of water resources and to manage water use conflicts at sub catchment levels. The Water Act anticipates that WRUAs are supported to have sufficient capacity to play an effective role.  The Act therefore places a responsibility on…

Enhancing Community Resilience and Water Security In The Ewaso Basin

The Kenya Water and Sanitation Civil Society Network partnered with the Mount Kenya Ewaso Water partnership to implement the Water Governance Support programme (WGSP II). The key objective of the programme was to support strengthen/establish and harmonize WASH clubs (by WASH CSOs) and other existing coordination mechanisms at the County and National Government. The overall…

Ongoing Drought Crisis Endangering Wildlife in Laikipia

Laikipia County is one of East Africa’s most important areas for wildlife conservation. First, Laikipia contains higher populations of large mammals than any protected or unprotected landscape in Kenya, outside of the Maasai Mara National Reserve. Secondly, Laikipia is rich in biodiversity with over 95 species of mammals, 540 species of birds, over 700 species…