“Keep Off Our River”

Serious complaints have been raised by the management of the Likii Water Resources Users Association over the infringement and promotion of illegal water abstraction activities from the River by a neighbouring WRUA. The Likii WRUA management, led by its chairperson Mr. Julius Kirinya, has serious claims that the neighbouring WRUA (through a section of its…

Reaping The Fruits Of EMU-SACCO

Water fuels every aspect of life. It’s essential for basic health and hygiene, and it drives society’s most essential industries – agriculture, energy and transportation. With climate change and climate variability come fluctuating rainfall and extreme temperatures, creating shorter rainy seasons and longer dry seasons. These shifts severely impact lives and livelihoods. Decreased water supplies…

A New Strategic Plan for Our Livestock-to-Markets Cooperative Society

As with any strategic plan, Oramat Lenaboisho Cooperative Society began with a vision – A profitable and world-class livestock cooperative society. In addition to our vision, the board and staff crafted a mission statement: To enhance the livelihoods of our members and communities, through the best livestock value chain development practices and rangeland management. We…

We Must Do Extra: Conservation Takes More Than Just Talks and Strategies

The Mount Kenya Wildlife Conservancy, in partnership with the Ministry of Tourism and Wildlife and other conservation stakeholders, commissioned the construction of the Mawingu Mountain Bongo Sanctuary, an 800-acre indigenous forest area on the slopes of Mount Kenya, above the Mt. Kenya Safari Club.  The Sanctuary will enable the rewilding of the Mountain Bongo, a…