Entries by Laikipia Wildlife Forum

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Watershed Trains Laikipia County Officials and Stakeholders on Digital WASH/WRM Reporting

The County Government of Laikipia, through the Water, Environment and Natural Resources Ag. Chief Officer, Mr. Evans Kamau gave a full commitment to the use of digital mechanisms to report on WASH/WRM data in the County. Speaking at the Watershed Work Package 2 Training Workshop, organized for the Laikipia Water and Environment County officials and […]

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EMU-SACCO The Solution for Small-Holder Farmers in Ewaso “We must be the change we wish to see in the world”

Ewaso Maji Users (EMU) SACCO’s recent engagement with the chairpersons of the Water Resource Users Association (WRUAs) has cemented the role that the Savings Corporation can play in the community.  30 WRUAs were represented in the meeting. This access will give the SACCO access to about 4,000 small holder farmers in the region. The SACCO […]

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EMU SACCO-EWASO MAJI USERS SAVINGS AND CREDIT COOPERATIVE SOCIETY LTD

THE NEW-OLD SOLUTION TO WATER SECURITY     The Ewaso Maji Users Association (EMU SACCO), the newest innovation by MKEWP – Mount Kenya Ewaso Water Partnership, is working to enhance water security for communities through financial solutions for Laikipia farmers As part of MKEWP’s goal to improve water security in the Ewaso River Basin, EMU-SACCO […]

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Stakeholders Meeting on Opuntia stricta Management at Twala Cultural Manyatta, Ilpolei

Opuntia Stricta – prickly pear – remains an invasive species threat in Laikipia. Laikipia County Government has been in the forefront of discussions on how to address this invasive species. On February 22, 2019, the County Department of Water, Environment and Natural Resources, led the third follow-up stakeholder workshop to agree a way forward on […]

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Changing the Narrative on Wildlife Conservation: Kenyan Conservancies Speak Out!

Communications experts and practitioners working in Kenyan Conservancies across the country unanimously agreed to work in a coordinated manner to change the negative narrative that has for too long time engulfed the conservation space. This collaborative action was agreed at the first Conservation Communication Forum organized by Kenya Wildlife Service and Kenya Wildlife Conservancies Association […]