Entries by Laikipia Wildlife Forum

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Insurance Scheme Proposed for Human Wildlife Conflict Crisis

The recently-released, three-part report on Human Wildlife Conflict and compensation is out. You can read your own personal copy here. The reports offer the following highlights: Communities want a faster and much more efficient compensation payments that are timely and not delayed. They want a faster response to reported incidences especially human injuries; They want […]

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Water Challenges and Solutions in the Upper Ewaso Basin

The documentary ‘Water and Resilience’ was developed by the Mount Kenya Ewaso Water Partnership (MKEWP) with support from various stakeholders from WRUAs, Community Water Projects, WRA, County Governments, Kenya Water and Sanitation Civil Society Network among others. Cordaid and Partners for Resilience were the main implementing partners. The documentary highlights efforts that MKEWP is putting […]

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Mutara WRUA : The Journey From Water Access Equality to Equity

Water is the most important resource for community members living in Mutara Sub Catchment which lies within Nyandarua County and Laikipia County. The multifaceted uses of water directly impact daily life and human survival of the residents. Within the sub-catchment, different levels and circumstances of water access have the potential to elevate people out of […]

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Building Back Better

Tourism in the Laikipia landscape continues to suffer – a major victim of Covid-19. Here we share helpful resources: The results of a survey on the prevailing state of the tourism services in the landscape. These results have been shared with County Government and the Kenya Tourism Board to look at ways both can help […]

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Laikipia Locust Update

Kenya is experiencing its worst locust invasion for 70 years. The World Bank warns that regional locust swarms could swell current numbers 400-fold by June, causing livestock-related costs and damages of $8.5bn by the end of 2020. Pastoralists in Ethiopia, Sudan and Kenya will be worst hit. The northern Rift Valley has been particularly hard hit, with a new generation of locusts […]

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Partnerships For Sustainable Conservation Mukogodo Forest

The importance of engaging local communities in conservation is intensified during this time of climate change. Resilience and mitigation strategies to address the impacts of unprecedented weather and natural disasters – for both people and wildlife – will require collaborations at the landscape level and beyond (Lichtenfeld, Naro and Snowden, 2019). Ilmamusi Mukogodo Forest Association […]