Ontulili Primates Protection Celebrates International Primates Day

International Primate Day, September 1, is an annual event and has been organized since 2005 with the support of the British-based, Animal Defenders International (ADI). It is supported internationally and locally on an annual basis by various primate-focused advocacy organizations. The primates organizations speaks for all higher and lower primates, typically endorsing humane agendas where primates…

Kenya Shines at the Africa Conservation Awards

We take this opportunity to congratulate Kenya Wildlife Conservancies Association for emerging as the best Conservation Supporter at this years African Conservation Awards ceremony held in Kasane, Botswana. The Awards were established to promote conservation and to recognize the efforts made by countries in safeguarding natural heritage by empowering rangers in conservancies. Simba Community Wildlife…

Community Engagement Key to Attaining Sustainable Projects

Laikipia Forum in partnership with ILMAMUSI Community Forest Association and conservation partners in the past weeks engaged with community representatives of Mayianat, Kuri Kuri , Il Ngwesi and Lekuruki Conservancies to deliberate and establish key project activities that will be implemented under the FAO Forest Restoration Initiative program. These strategic meetings took place at the…

EMU-SACCO’S Contribution to the Sustainable Development Goals

Goal 1: No Poverty Emu Sacco contributes to SDG1 by building the resilience of the small holder farmers and those in vulnerable situations through reducing their exposure and vulnerability to climate-related extreme events such as prolonged droughts by financing infrastructures for water harvesting, storage and efficient use.  The Sacco advocates for a paradigm shift from…

Grassroot Voices Key in Promoting Good Water Governance

The Mount Kenya Ewaso Water partnership and Kenya Water and Sanitation Civil Society Network begin implementation of the Water Governance Support Programme II in the greater Laikipia region this week. KEWASNET, through MKEWP, with the support of Laikipia Forum, support the establishment of sustainable wash forums on Water and Sanitation challenges in the upper Ewaso…

The Earth’s Freshwater Cycle has Exceeded the Safe Limit, Says Research

A comprehensive scientific assessment in 2015 found that human activity has already breached four of the planetary boundaries. Greenhouse gas emissions are brewing a hotter climate, the sixth mass extinction of species is unpicking the web of life that makes up the global biosphere, intensive farming is polluting the environment and natural habitats are being destroyed on a significant scale. Earlier in 2022, researchers…