Ranger Life Saver Training

In partnership with the Mount Kenya Trust, the Laikipia Forum organized a four-day Ranger Life Saver Training for the ILMAMUSI Community Forest Association Rangers. The training was geared towards equipping these rangers with the necessary skills to ensure no casualties in their line of duty. A survey conducted in 2020 established that up to 120…

Radio Shows Reveal Need for More Sensitization on Water Related Issues

Feedback obtained from listeners who engaged in the three-part series radio talk shows focusing on water resources management revealed that similar shows are needed more often to create more opportunities to create awareness on water matters in our landscape. The positive engagements and feedback from Basin stakeholders definitely made the shows a success. Through the…

A Light Touch

Whenever I pass through Shipton’s Camp at 4,200 meters on the Sirimon route on Mount Kenya, I think of the famous mountaineer Eric Shipton after whom the camp is named.  Back in 1929, Shipton was the first to climb Point Nelion, one of the mountain’s twin peaks.  He then went on to organize expeditions in…

ILMAMUSI CFA New Staff Profiles

Mr. Lestan Kimiri joins ILMAMUSI CFA as the Manager. Lestan is driven by a passion for forest conservation. He was raised in a Mukogodo Forest community and studied intensively about community forest associations. His Master’s thesis was based on the establishment of traditional boundaries for forest resources and forest users. Mr. Kimiri envisions working well…