Entries by Laikipia Wildlife Forum

The Future Looks Bright For Laikipia’s Tourism

  Caption: (LtoR) Kevin Ouma (photographer, PROKRAFT), Timothy Wachira (photographer, PROKRAFT), Marion Mithamo (writer/blogger), Mwangi Kirubi aka Mwarv (photographer, PROKRAFT), Paul Kimiri (Tourism Officer, Laikipia County Government) and John King’ori (Laikipia Tourism Association Secretary) at Rumuruti Forest during the content creation exercise for the LTA and Destination Laikipia  The Laikipia tourism industry dreams of a […]

MKEWP Updates

Fauna & Flora International, Ol Pejeta Conservancy(OPC), Mount Kenya – Ewaso Water Partnership – MKEWP and the Laikipia Wildlife Forum (Secretariat to MKEWP) in Septemeber 2017 officially met with representatives from local communities set to benefit from the Cattle, Water & Wildlife: Enhancing Socio-Ecological Resilience in Laikipia Project. We have a Strategic Plan! We are happy to announce that the […]

Disney Awards Conservation Project to Il Mamusi Community Forest Association to Prevent Human Wildlife Conflict

Caption: ILMAMUSI CFA Board Members join WCS/Disney Coordinator-Kenya, Hilde Van Leeuwe (front row 5th from right), Laikipia Wildlife Forum ED, Peter Hetz (back row 4th from left), LWF M&E Specialist, Margaret Wambua (front row 1st from right, Borana Conservancy Community Liason and Development Officer, Ochen Maiyani (back row 5th from right) Lewa Wildlife Conservancy Community […]

Bicycle-Powered Cinema Comes to Laikipia

  Students from Ol Jogi Primary perform a skit on saving Kenya’s Rhinos Over the last three weeks a team of young filmmakers, in partnership with LWF, have been traveling through the rhino conservancies of Laikipia with the aim of producing a film about rhino and wildlife conservation. The primary narrative of the film stems […]

In Memory Of Gilfred Powys

Above: Gilfred Powys Several months before Gilfred’s death, I requested for a written history of LWF. We had nothing in our digital records to record the early years associated with our 25th Anniversary in November 2017. Given the many demands on his time, Gilfred had missed several email requests, but in the end, I found […]