2026 – The International Year of Rangelands and Pastoralists

Rangelands and pastoralism are linked to diverse ecosystems, cultures, identities, traditional knowledge and historical experience coexisting with nature. Rangelands support the livelihoods and food security of millions of people around the world and have many benefits, not only to herders, but also to other communities through biodiversity conservation, carbon sequestration and delivery of clean water.…

Bridging a gap; LTA members equipped with basic wine knowledge and serving skills

Earlier this month, the Tourism Fund treated some of the LTA members’ staff to training on basic wine knowledge.Tourism Fund facilitated the training as part of their service delivery to tourism stakeholders. Tourism Fund came into operation on 1st September 2012. Their mandate is to mobilize resources to finance the development of the tourism industry…

IL Ngwesi Community Conservancy Endorses Carbon Fund Projects and Looks to the Future

Members of the IL Ngwesi Conservancy community held a special general meeting to agree on their Boards’ proposed Carbon Credit Fund Projects. Through the Northern Rangeland Trust, a total of 14 conservancies have been awarded Kshs 36.6 Million towards climate change mitigation. As per the requirements of the carbon oversight committee at the NRT, a…