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…

LWF’S COMMITMENT TO SUSTAINABLE ECOSYSTEMS

The Mukogodo Landscape, and other adjacent ecosystems, are critical ecosystems that support diverse flora and fauna, including several endangered species. However, over the years, the landscape has experienced significant degradation due to deforestation, unsustainable land use practices, and climate change impacts. This degradation of our landscapes and forests poses significant challenges to both environmental sustainability and…

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…

Introducing “MyGeoTree: Farm Restoration App”

Imagine a world where every seed tells a story, where each sapling nurtured represents a step towards a greener, more sustainable future. MyGeoTree makes this vision a reality by seamlessly integrating technology with the tireless efforts of local communities. MyGeoTree is an innovative mobile application designed to track and monitor the process of tree restoration…

Empowering Tomorrow’s Conservation Leaders: LWF’s Conservation Education Debates

LWF has always received recognition for its impactful conservation education initiatives, extending its reach to schools and society within the greater Laikipia landscape. As we near the completion of the FAO GEF6-funded project, focusing on the management of the invasive species Opuntia stricta, it becomes evident that involving the next generation is paramount. Recognizing this,…

Celebrating TerraFund for AFR100’s Restoration Champions: Cohort 2

In a jubilant gathering at Lake Naivasha Simba Lodge from January 23rd to January 25th, Laikipia Wildlife Forum (LWF) joined hands with other stakeholders to commemorate the success of the restoration champions selected for funding through TerraFund for AFR100. This three-day event marked the beginning of a transformative journey towards reclaiming our environment, with 36…

LWF JOINS OTHER CIVIL SOCIETY ORGANIZATIONS IN SHAPING AND ENRICHING THE DRAFT CLIMATE CHANGE (CARBON MARKETS) REGULATIONS, 2023

Laikipia Wildlife Forum (LWF) joined members of the National Environment Civil Society Alliance of Kenya (NECSA-K) in reviewing the Regulatory Impact Statement (RIS) for the Draft Climate Change (Carbon Markets) Regulations, 2023 on 29th and 30th January 2024 in Athi River. The key stakeholders were those engaging in carbon projects and those involved in advocating…

Building a more resilient community through commercialization of bee keeping venture

Laikipia Wildlife Forum (LWF) continued its commitment to community empowerment by organizing a beekeeping training for members of the Dupoto Beekeepers and Marketing Cooperative Society. Led by Piranto Ole Mosiany, the training aimed to equip participants with essential business management skills, enhance honey quality and compliance standards, and explore opportunities for value addition in bee…