Promoting Conservation Farming as Part of Smart Water Agriculture

The Mount Kenya Trust had a farmer’s day at their Mugumo Regenerative Agriculture Project (MRAP) next to Lolldaiga ranch. Neighboring farmers, representatives from Timau, Ngusishi and Ontulili Water Resource Users Association (WRUA) were present. Different aspects of conservation farming such as minimum soil disturbance, soil cover and crop rotation were demonstrated. Since conventional farm practices can negatively impact the…

Wildebeest, Bustards and Bongos. Kenya Begins First National Census of Wildlife

Count aims to provide crucial conservation data on animals including pangolins, turtles and antelope Planes, helicopters, boats and 4x4s are being deployed, hundreds of camera traps and satellite collars monitored, and an array of dung studied across Kenya, as the country embarks on its first national census of wildlife. The census, covering the Country’s 58 national…

Greater Laikipia Landscape Honorary Warden Appointments

The Kenya Wildlife Service (KWS) established the positions of honorary wardens to assist the service in carrying out the provisions of the Wildlife Conservation and Management Act, 2013.   KWS had requested all interested persons in the eight nationally designated conservation areas (Mountain, Northern, Southern, Tsavo, Western, Central Rift, Coast, and Eastern) to submit their…