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A new Global Biodiversity Framework adopted at CBD CoP15

A new Kunming-Montreal Global Biodiversity Framework (GBF) was adopted on 19th December 2022 at the 15th meeting of the Conference of Parties (CoP 15) of the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) in Montreal Canada. The new GBF termed as the “last chance’ to halt and reverse the destruction of the natural world by 30% by […]

TOR for Development of a Business Plan

Background Kenya Wildlife Conservancies Foundation (KWCF) is incorporated as a COMPANY LIMITED BY GUARANTEE Reg. No. CPR/2013/104087 on 31st May 2013. KWCF was founded as a subsidiary of the Kenya Wildlife Conservancies Association (KWCA)   KWCF’s main goal is to increase the flow of tangible benefits to conservancies by ensuring KWCA is financially sustainable and […]

KWCA at CITES Cop 19

KWCA is part of Kenya’s government delegation attending the Convention on International Trade on Endangered Species (CITES) Conference of Parties (CoP19) in Panama City in Central America between 14-25th November 2022.    Kenya is a signatory State to CITES, ratified in December 1978. Article 2(6) of the Kenyan Constitution defines CITES implementation. Kenya regulates the […]

RE-Advertisement: Consultancy to Develop an Indirect Cost Rate Policy

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: Development of a Fundraising Pitch Deck

Background   The Kenya Wildlife Conservancies Association (KWCA) is a national landowner led membership organisation, established in 2013 to serve the collective interests of community and private conservancies in Kenya. The national mandate and the challenges faced by the conservancy network requires a robust and well funded KWCA.   KWCA strategic plan outlines an ambitious journey […]

KWCA Scoops Best Conservation Supporter Award

Reported First by the Standard Newspaper   Kenya has scooped three trophies at the just-concluded African Conservation Awards ceremony held in Kasane, Botswana, to recognise the country’s effort in safeguarding natural heritage through empowering rangers in conservancies.   The African Conservation Award ceremony coincided with the second Ranger’s Congress in Africa on September 17 in […]

Consultancy Opportunity to Update KWCA ARCGIS Platform

BACKGROUND Kenya Wildlife Conservancies Association (KWCA) is the national representative body and voice for the community and private wildlife conservancies in Kenya. As an umbrella body, KWCA’s role is to help catalyse the conservancy movement by connecting, informing, convening, and representing private and community landowners and other key stakeholders in a shared effort to make […]

We are Hiring: GIS-Data Officer

JOB ADVERT-GIS-Data Officer    Background Kenyan Wildlife Conservancies Association (KWCA) is the national membership representative body for wildlife conservancies in Kenya. Our mission is to catalyse the conservancy movement by connecting, informing, convening and representing conservancies and other key stakeholders in a shared effort to make wildlife conservancies thrive in Kenya. KWCA seeks to recruit […]

Consultancy Opportunity: Development of Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning Strategy and Action Plan

TERMS OF REFERENCE    BACKGROUND   Kenya Wildlife Conservancies Association (KWCA), established in 2013, is the national membership representative for community and private conservancies in Kenya. Our role is to support and catalyse growth of the conservancy movement through advocating for enabling policies and incentives, equip members with information and tools that build their capacity, […]

Consultancy Opportunity: KWCA Board Induction Training

Consultancy for KWCA Board Induction Training    Background The Kenya Wildlife Conservancies Association (KWCA) is a national landowner led membership organisation, established in 2013 to serve the collective interests of over 174 community and private conservancies. KWCA works to create an enabling environment for conservancies to thrive by advocating for the right policies, laws and […]

Consultancy Opportunity: End of Project Evaluation

END-OF-PROJECT EVALUATION PROJECT NAME: Advancing Equitable Gender, Social And power norms in community conservancies in kenya   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’s role is to help catalyse the conservancy movement by connecting, informing, convening […]

Consultancy to Review KWCA Communication 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 170 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 Provide Tax Exemption Support Services

Background The Kenya Wildlife Conservancies Association (KWCA) is the national membership representative body and the voice of over 170 community and private conservancies in Kenya. Our role is to support and catalyse the conservancy movement through advocating for policies that support conservancies at national and county levels, empower members through access to information and tools, […]

Consultancy to Review and Update KWCA Organisational Policies

Background   The Kenya Wildlife Conservancies Association (KWCA) is a national landowner led membership organisation, established in 2013 to serve the collective interests of over 200 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 […]

Consultancy to Develop KWCA Youth Engagement Strategy

Background   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’s role is to help catalyse the conservancy movement by connecting, informing, convening and representing private and community landowners and other key stakeholders in a shared effort to make […]

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 […]

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