Entries by Laikipia Forum

Sustainable Tourism must be the by-word for Destination Laikipia

The group of talented Kenyan photographers, videographers, film makers and bloggers are joined by John Kin’gori (LTA – extreme right) and Paul Kimirilaiyanta (Laikipia County’s Tourism Officer 2nd in right) (through ProKraft Africa) Laikipia’s Governor, H.E Nderitu Muriithi is going full steam ahead to craft Destination Laikipia. According to his manifesto, the Governor commits to […]

Kenyans Get a Guide To The Water Act

The Mount Kenya Ewaso Water Partnership (MKEWP), with support from the IFC and WRG 2030, have officially released a simplified version of the new Water Act 2016. Endorsed by the Ministry of Water through the Cabinet Secretary, Eugene Wamalwa, the Guide To The Water Act will strengthen the engagement between counties, WRUA members and surrounding […]

The LRVC Update

John Gitonga (in a black hat) from LWF, leads a team of volunteers in marking centres as well public announcements about the ongoing vaccination campaign. The Laikipia Rabies Vaccination Campaign (LRVC) 2017 has now been on the road for three weeks and we cannot be grateful enough to all the volunteers and support from stakeholders […]

In Plane Sight – The Great Northern Kenya Wildlife Count Takes Off!

On November 20th, approximately 15 aircraft took to the skies marking the beginning of the 9-day Great Northern Kenya Wildlife Count. Pilots, observers, conservationists, county and national government representatives attended the opening ceremony presided by Judy Wakhungu – Cabinet Secretary (CS) for Environment, Natural Resources and Regional Development Authorities, and acting Director General of KWS, […]

The GGR Is Back And It Promises To Be Bigger Than Ever!

The 2016 GGR Organising Committee with some of Kenya’s most remarkable bloggers at Mpala Research Centre We are excited to announce that the Great Grevy’s Rally (GGR) is back! The event’s organising committee that includes: Grevy’s Zebra Trust, Kenya Wildlife Service, Laikipia Wildlife Forum, Lewa Wildlife Conservancy, Marwell Wildlife, Northern Rangelands Trust, Samburu Trust, Saint […]

Rethink What You Know About Women’s Conservation Groups

Women groups in Laikipia have played a significant role in community development and conservation of our natural resources. Blessed Women’s Group from Matanya is one such group that continues to empower surrounding communities, and commendably churning out smart water farmers. These women have seen how water can be a cause of conflict and strife and […]