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Consultancy to Edit & Proofread Conservancy Human Rights Handbook

Background The Kenya Wildlife Conservancies Association (KWCA) is a national landowner-led membership organisation, established in 2013 to serve the interests and collective voice of over 160 community and private conservancies.  KWCA works to create an enabling environment for conservancies to thrive by advocating for the right policies, laws, and incentives and supporting them through information […]

Development of a Climate Change Mitigation and Adaptation Strategy & Action Plan

INTRODUCTION The Kenya Wildlife Conservancies Association (KWCA) is a national landowner-led membership organisation, established in 2013 to serve the collective interests of over 160 community and private conservancies. KWCA works to create an enabling environment for conservancies to thrive by advocating for the right policies, laws, and incentives and supporting them through information sharing, and […]

Consultancy to Develop a Strategic Plan for the Association of Wildlife Conservancies Rangers in Kenya (AWRCK)

TERMS OF REFERENCE   BACKGROUND The Kenya Wildlife Conservancies Association (KWCA) is a national landowner-led membership organisation established in 2013 to serve the interests and collective voice of over 160 community and private conservancies. KWCA works to create an enabling environment for conservancies to thrive by advocating for the right policies, laws and incentives and […]

Short-Term Consultancy to Coordinate Activities of the Association of Wildlife Conservancies Rangers in Kenya (AWCRK)

                           TERMS OF REFERENCE   BACKGROUND The Kenya Wildlife Conservancies Association (KWCA) is a national landowner-led membership organisation established in 2013 to serve the interests and collective voice of over 160 community and private conservancies. KWCA works to create an enabling environment for conservancies to thrive by advocating for the right policies, laws and incentives […]

Development of Conservancies Tourism Marketing Strategy

Background Travel and Tourism industry is a fundamental pillar for the world economy. The sector accounted for over 10 % of global GDP and created employment opportunities for some 319 million people as of 2018 with the figure expected to rise to 421 million people by 2029. Regionally, the sector accounted for 7.1 % of […]

Development of Resource Mobilisation Strategy

Background The Kenya Wildlife Conservancies Association (KWCA) is a national landowner led membership organisation, established in 2013 to serve the collective interests of over 160 community and private conservancies. KWCA works to create an enabling environment for conservancies to thrive by advocating for the right policies, laws and incentives and supporting them through information sharing, […]

Consultancy to Undertake Job Grading and Salary Scale Re-structure

Background The Kenya Wildlife Conservancies Association (KWCA) is a national landowner led membership organisation, established in 2013 to serve the collective interests of over 160 community and private conservancies. KWCA works to create an enabling environment for conservancies to thrive by advocating for the right policies, laws and incentives and supporting them through information sharing, […]

Consultancy Opportunity: Implementation of Microsoft Dynamics Nav

KWCA is looking to acquire services from a firm to support process of  implementation of a Microsoft Dynamics Nav. The objective of this assignment is to install and support implementation of the Microsoft Dynamics Nav system that will provide financial management solution for KWCA. Details on the scope of work is available on this link […]

Radio Interview: Promoting Gender Equity and Preventing Gender Violence In Conservancies

In the radio interview below, SIFA FM’s radio presenter Linda Akoth discusses with KWCA Gender Officer Joyce Peshu how gender-based violence manifests in wildlife conservancies and the role KWCA is playing in promoting gender equity and preventing gender-based violence in Kenya’s conservancies.    

Championing Conservancies to take the lead in ending Gender-Based Violence

Championing Conservancies to take the lead in ending Gender-Based Violence   Achieving gender equality and ending gender-based violence is a goal many organisations strive for across Kenya. There have been countless programs in the education, health, business and government sectors to promote gender equality as a critical tool towards attaining Sustainable Development.   In the […]

Consultancy Opportunity: End of Project Evaluation

INTRODUCTION All GEF SGP financed projects are required to undergo an end-of-project evaluation upon completion of implementation. Kenya Wildlife Conservancies Association (KWCA) a national umbrella body for community and private conservancies in Kenya, and Baringo County Conservancies Association (BCCA) the umbrella body for conservancies in Baringo county are jointly seeking to engage a consultant to […]

Consultancy Opportunity: Recruitment Services

Background The Kenya Wildlife Conservancies Association (KWCA) is a national landowner led membership organisation, established in 2013 to serve the collective interests of over 160 community and private conservancies. KWCA works to create an enabling environment for conservancies to thrive by advocating for the right policies, laws and incentives and supporting them through information sharing, […]

Consultancy Opportunity: Awareness Creation on Climate Change and Adoption of Tsavo and Amboseli Climate Change Adaptation and Mitigation Strategies and Action Plans

  Introduction Kenya Wildlife Conservancies Association (KWCA) has partnered with WWF-Kenya to implement a project on “Protection of key ecosystems, increased resilience and adaptation for their sustainable use by local communities”.  The project beneficiaries are select community conservancies within the Kenya’s southern rangelands of Tsavo, Amboseli and Maasai Mara landscapes.   KWCA, being the national umbrella […]

The Role of Conservancies in Curbing Desertification and Drought

By Dickson Kaelo CEO, Kenya Wildlife Conservancies Association   June 17th is the World Day to combat desertification and drought. It was declared  in December 1994, by the United Nations General Assembly,  to give an opportunity to highlight the urgent need to curb the spread of deserts and ravaging droughts, both serious environmental threats in […]

Consultancy Opportunity: Development of a Practical guide to integrate gender in conservancies

TERMS OF REFERENCE   DEVELOPMENT OF A PRACTICAL GUIDE TO INTEGRATE GENDER IN CONSERVANCIES     Introduction   Kenya Wildlife Conservancies Association (KWCA) is the national representative body and voice for community and private wildlife conservancies in Kenya. As an umbrella body, KWCA role is to help catalyse the conservancy movement by connecting, informing, convening […]

Consultancy Opportunity: Development of Amboseli Ecosystem Trust Fundraising Strategy

Background Amboseli Ecosystem Trust (AET) brings together the communities and organisations of Amboseli to develop land use practices that improve the livelihoods and wellbeing through the coexistence of people and wildlife. This is in an effort to keep the Amboseli Ecosystem rangelands open, diverse and healthy for the benefit of people and wildlife. AET intends […]

‘The future of conservation lies in community conservancies’

Kenya’s community conservation has grown over the past two decades with remarkable success thanks to the role of local communities in conservation and the support by Kenya government through the Kenya Wildlife Service In its February-March issue,  Msafiri magazine dedicated a special feature on community conservation with interviews from Director General Kenya Wildlife Service Brig. […]

KWCA and Kenya Tourism Board enter into a partnership agreement to promote Tourism in Conservancies. 

KWCA and the Kenya Tourism Board (KTB) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to collaborate in marketing and supporting wildlife conservancies as part of the tourism product diversification strategy in re-engineering safari experiences. The MOU signed on 3rd December 2020 provides a structure in which the two organisations will promote Kenya’s wildlife conservancies as […]

OPED: Invest more in complementary conservation

This opinion article co-authored by Dickson Kaelo CEO KWCA and Northern Rangelands Trust (NRT) CEO Tom Lalampaa was first published by the Daily Nation on June 5th 2020.   Here’s a quiz for World Environment Day today: Where in Kenya do most people earn their daily bread from tourism while still living in their home […]

Conservation Stewardship: Communities Securing Biodiversity in Lake Bogoria Landscape

The conservancy model approach is not only securing biodiversity in Baringo County, but its also improving community’s governance structures and enhancing livelihoods       Adjacent the World’s largest congregations of lesser flamingos on  Lake Bogoria National Reserve, Baringo County, in Kapkuikui location, lies Irong community conservancy, a communally owned conservancy inhabited by the indigenous Endorois […]

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