Establishment of conservancies is the most beneficial land use option for both human and wildlife co-existence. It has provided benefits such as guaranteed payments from conservancy fees, legal and controlled grazing of cattle, employment, infrastructural development, conservation of Kenya's wildlife habitat among others. KWCA is working with Kenya Wildlife Service to ensure incentives are created for conservancies so as to secure our wildlife.
Wildebeests fall victim to human-wildlife conflict
"Mara has lost about 30,000 resident wildebeests that used to move from Loita plains to the park when their counterparts in Serengeti National Park migrate to Kenya to kick off the annual tourism peak season because of encroachment," Dickson Kaelo- CEO, KWCA
Source: Mediamax Network
Human Wildlife Conflict is a threat to our eco-regions in the conservation of our bio-diversity. There is need to protect our wildlife from the threat of extinction so as to safeguard our natural heritage.