Entries by Laikipia Wildlife Forum

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Laikipia Tourism Association to Launch Membership Drive

  The Laikipia Tourism Industry is currently undergoing a significant reestablishment to regain its brand and competitiveness in the country and internationally. These efforts are led by the partnership between the Kenya Tourism Board, the County Government of Laikipia, and the Laikipia Tourism Association (LTA). The LTA was formed last year to represent the interests […]

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MKEWP Presents Strategic Plan To 2030 Water Resources Group Governing Council

The Water Partnership (MKEWP) presented its 5-year Strategic Plan and Financial Sustainability Plan (FSP) to the national 2030 Water Resources Group Kenya (2030 WRG) during its governing council meeting held in Nairobi on April 11th, 2018. The Partnership took the council through its five strategic objectives to address the long term water-related needs, challenges, and […]

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Demarcation for the Solar-powered Fence in Mukogodo – a Step Closer to Mitigation of Human-Elephant Conflict

Community members in Arjiju Village, in Mukogodo forest, met to discuss the fencing of a 2.75 Km2 area. They were joined by Laikipia Wildlife (LWF), Kenya Wildlife Service (KWS) and Borana Conservancy who are partners in the implementation of the ILMAMUSI Disney Conservation funded project. The ILMAMUSI Disney Conservation Fund Project, implemented through Laikipia Wildlife […]

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KWCA, Conservancies and Conservation

There are 160 conservancies now registered with KWCA in the country. They cover 11% of Kenya’s land mass or about 6.36 million acres. There are 12 conservancies registered with the KWCA in Laikipia – Laikipia Nature Conservancy, Ol Pejeta, Ol Jogi, Loisaba, Sosian, Lewa/Borana, Ngare Ndare, Il Ngwesi, Naibunga, Lekkuruki, Mugie and Sangare. 76 of […]

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Disney Has a New Feature Project in the Mukogodo!

Community members from the Makurian, Il Ngwesi and Sieku group ranches, with support from Laikipia Wildlife Forum, held independent meetings in March. The purpose of the meetings was to introduce the Disney Project funding that supports the reduction of Human-Elephant Conflict in the area of the Mukogodo Forest. The Disney Project puts rangelands improvement, spring […]

MKEWP Updates

Mount Kenya Ewaso Water Partnership (MKEWP) Council adopts its Financial Sustainability Plan (FSP)   In a meeting held on the 13th of March 2018, the MKEWP Council unanimously agreed to pass the FSP which is key to the implementation of the Partnership’s strategic plan over the next five years. The adoption of the Financial Sustainability […]