Entries by Laikipia Wildlife Forum

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Covid, Bushmeat, and the Laikipia Landscape

According to reports from different locations in Kenya, poaching and bushmeat hunting are surging in parts of Kenya as many rural communities suffer “COVID hunger.” We know that the Mt. Kenya Trust has reported a surge in bushmeat hunting from the Mt. Kenya Forest. This report (with graphic images) appeared recently in Britain’s The Telegraph. What’s […]

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“SCAMPS”!!? What Are They?

Sub Catchment Management Plans (SCMP) are the approved tools by which water issues are identified and managed in our rivers. They are key to the functions of Water Resource User Groups, and they dictate the amount of water that can be used from each river. They are used to establish the environmental flow of a […]

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Nanyuki@100

This year, Nanyuki celebrates its 100th anniversary. The County Government is keen to link this celebration to a string of events over the next four months. Here are some of them! World Tourism Day will be celebrated in Nanyuki, the weekend of September 26 and 27th, with a marketing and advertising campaign led by the […]

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Making Sense of the New Mukogodo

A series of three meetings have worked to re-establish the representation and compliance of ILMAMUSI CFA with the laws governing national forests and resources in the Country. There are three major and important results coming out of these meetings. KFS has been importantly engaged in the re-establishment of the CFA and is committed to its […]

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Wildlife – How Much Longer?

Coexistence is the key to survival of the Serengeti, Okavango Delta and Kalahari regions, some of the world’s most prolific wildlife ecosystems that are surrounded by fast-growing human communities. It’s no different in Laikipia. Rural livelihoods depend on these forests, fisheries and rangelands, so effective and lasting conservation strategies must find ways not only to […]