LWF Celebrates World Desertification and Drought Day

LWF joined the world in celebrating World Desertification and Drought Day at Maiyanat Community Conservancy. The event was presided over by CS Environment, Climate Change, and Forestry, Madam Soipan Tuya; PS Wildlife, Miss Silvia Museiya; Governor Joshua Irungu; and MP Laikipia North, Sarah Korere, among other stakeholders in conservation. The team showcased a project on…

Restoration Efforts Beyond GEF-6 Funding: A Journey Towards Sustainability

As we approach the conclusion of the Global Environment Facility (GEF-6) funded project, it is a moment for us at Laikipia Wildlife Forum (LWF) to reflect, celebrate, and strategically plan for the future. The project, scheduled to end on December 31st, 2024, has been a journey filled with learning, challenges, and remarkable achievements, all seen…

LWF and MpalaLive Unite for Conservation Documentation and Outreach

In the dynamic world of conservation, partnerships are key to amplifying impact and reaching wider audiences. This was evident when representatives from the MpalaLive project, Valerie May and Victor Kasii, paid a visit to our offices during the first quarter of the year to explore potential collaborations between our two organizations. For those unfamiliar, MpalaLive…

Long-term Solutions: Managing Invasive Species in Laikipia North

  The County Government of Laikipia and stakeholders continue to work on mitigation measures to curb the spread of the Opuntia Stricta and the Acacia Reficiens. They firmly believe that the development of an Invasive species management plan is the best action to take us forward in our efforts. The exponential spread of these invasive species has for years…