LWF Celebrates World Desertification and Drought Day

LWF joined the world in celebrating World Desertification and Drought Day at Maiyanat Community Conservancy. The event was presided over by CS Environment, Climate Change, and Forestry, Madam Soipan Tuya; PS Wildlife, Miss Silvia Museiya; Governor Joshua Irungu; and MP Laikipia North, Sarah Korere, among other stakeholders in conservation. The team showcased a project on…

Strengthening Community Water Projects for Sustainable Water Management in Laikipia North

At the Laikipia Wildlife Forum (LWF), we believe in the power of collaboration to drive positive change in our communities. This is why we collaborated with the Water Resources Authority (WRA) to host a transformative training session aimed at bolstering the sustainability and efficiency of community water projects (CWPs) in Laikipia North. Held on the…

LWF’S COMMITMENT TO SUSTAINABLE ECOSYSTEMS

The Mukogodo Landscape, and other adjacent ecosystems, are critical ecosystems that support diverse flora and fauna, including several endangered species. However, over the years, the landscape has experienced significant degradation due to deforestation, unsustainable land use practices, and climate change impacts. This degradation of our landscapes and forests poses significant challenges to both environmental sustainability and…

Restoration Efforts Beyond GEF-6 Funding: A Journey Towards Sustainability

As we approach the conclusion of the Global Environment Facility (GEF-6) funded project, it is a moment for us at Laikipia Wildlife Forum (LWF) to reflect, celebrate, and strategically plan for the future. The project, scheduled to end on December 31st, 2024, has been a journey filled with learning, challenges, and remarkable achievements, all seen…

Reflecting on World Wetlands Day celebrations in Nyahururu

  In the serene setting of Manguo Wetland in Nyahururu, we proudly united with the National Environment Management Authority (NEMA), the Laikipia County Government, and esteemed stakeholders to commemorate this year’s World Wetlands Day, with the theme  ‘Wetlands and Human Wellbeing.’ From town clean-ups in the Manguo area to engaging tree-planting initiatives and enlightening community…

THE PEREGRINE FUND PAYS A COURTESY CALL TO THE LAIKIPIA WILDLIFE FORUM

Dr. Darcy Ogada, the Africa Program Director, visited LWF and delivered a presentation on raptors, which proved to be both informative and enlightening. Even after her departure, discussions about the presentation continued among the team. During her presentation, Darcy shed light on the efforts aimed at preventing extinction, protecting habitats, engaging communities, and addressing threats…

Orkedi Foundation-Nurturing Africa’s Environmental, Cultural, and Artistic Heritage through Art and Education

The Orkedi Art, Nature, and Education Foundation, based in Nanyuki, Kenya, was founded with the aim of contributing to Africa’s environmental, cultural, and artistic heritage, using art as a means of fostering love and awareness of nature, the environment, and conservation. The Foundation has four primary objectives. These include raising awareness of nature through a…

LWF Secures Funding for Climate Resilience Project from People Powered

We are delighted to announce that Laikipia Wildlife Forum (LWF) has successfully secured funding from People Powered to initiate an impactful climate resilience project in Laikipia County. This project represents a significant stride in our ongoing mission to empower local communities and foster sustainable environmental practices. In line with our commitment to community engagement and…

LWF Participates in World Wildlife Day Celebrations

This year’s World Wildlife Day, hosted by Laikipia County and themed “Connecting People and Planet: Exploring Digital Innovation in Wildlife Conservation,” gathered environmental stakeholders at KANU grounds in Nanyuki, emphasizing responsible technology use in wildlife preservation. Passionate conservationists shared insights on digital tools’ role in addressing conservation challenges, highlighting the importance of harmonious human-wildlife coexistence,…

LWF and NKCC Unite to Elevate Conservation Education

We are thrilled to announce an exciting development in the conservation education space here in Laikipia. LWF is teaming up with the Northern Kenya Conservation Clubs (NKCC) to enhance conservation education efforts and knowledge dissemination in schools across our region. In a recent meeting held at our offices in February, both organizations made a steadfast…