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Consultancy Opportunity: Development of KWCA Carbon Credits Projects Engagement Strategy

INTRODUCTION The Kenya Wildlife Conservancies Association (KWCA) is a national landowner-led membership organization, established in 2013 to serve the collective interests of over 200 community and private conservancies in Kenya. KWCA works to create an enabling environment for conservancies to thrive by advocating for enabling policies and incentives and supporting them through information sharing, and […]

CONSULTANCY FOR DEVELOPMENT OF COMMUNITY LAND USE PLANS TERMS OF REFERENCE

Introduction Access to land and natural resources is essential for the survival and prosperity of communities and indigenous people under the community land regime.   Community lands in Kenya account for about 70% of Kenya’s landmass, mainly occurring in the rangelands and arid and semi-arids areas.  The optimal productivity of the communally owned lands in Kenya, […]

Policy Update: Call for Memoranda on the Natural Resources (Benefit Sharing) Bill No. 6 of 2022

The Natural Resources (Benefit Sharing) Bill 2022 sponsored by Senator Danson Mungatana seeks to provide a legislative framework for the establishment and enforcement of a system of benefit sharing in natural resources exploitation between natural resource exploiters, the National Government, County Governments and local communities and provide that the commission for revenue allocation oversees the […]

KWCA Position on the Climate Change (Amendment) Bill 2023

Following a call for memoranda on the Climate Change (Amendment)Bill 2023, to the Environment, Forestry and Mining Committee, KWCA submitted a collective memoranda on behalf of its 184 conservancies following feedback ad comments from the members.   The Climate Change (Amendment) Bill 2023 sponsored by Hon. Kimani Ichung’wa seeks to amend the Climate Change Act, […]

Consultancy to Provide Training on Facilitation Participatory Approaches

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

International Biodiversity Day: From Agreement to Action, Building Back Biodiversity

The United Nations Sanctioned May 22, as the International Day for the promotion of  Biodiversity Secretariat termed as International Biodiversity Day. It is commemorated annually to increase understanding and awareness of biodiversity issues globally.    Parties to the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) are required to participate in the annual celebrations by organising or hosting […]

KWCA wins RISE Challenge award for a second time to upscale its gender work in conservancies

KWCA is among five USAID grantees to win the competitive Resilience, Inclusive and Sustainable Environments (RISE) 2022 challenge award for a second time. The announcement was made today April 18, during a pre-Earth day event held in Washington DC hosted by IUCN and USAID to commemorate International Earth Day 2023.   In this second RISE […]

Consultancy Opportunity to Carry out a Gender and Power Analysis for Amboseli Landscape and a Rapid Safety Assessment in Kasigau Conservancy

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

Consultancy Opportunity: Editing, Proofreading and Design of the National State of Conservancies Report 2022

Introduction  Kenya Wildlife Conservancies Association (KWCA) is the national representative body and voice for conservancies in Kenya. Our role is to help 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 collects and distribute information about […]

Consultancy Opportunity: Project Audit

Terms of Reference Introduction Kenyan Wildlife Conservancies Association (KWCA) is the national membership representative body and the voice of over 175 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 […]

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 […]

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