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Kenyan Wildlife Conservancies Association (KWCA) is the national membership representative body and the voice of conservancies in Kenya. Our role is to support and catalyse the conservancy movement

KWCA recognised as a best practise in community engagement

We are excited to be recognised by African People & Wildlife and National Geographic Society as a best practice in community engagement in their new publication Community, Conservation and

Association of Wildlife Conservancy Rangers in Kenya Joins the International Ranger Federation (IRF)

Great news for Kenya conservancy rangers. The Association of Wildlife Conservancy Rangers in Kenya is officially a regular member of International Ranger Federation (IRF) KWCA an associate member

CITES recognises communities as active stakeholders in wildlife conservation

KWCA’s role as an official observer representing communities at the CITES CoP 18 conference, had its status elevated by the Kenyan government to make proposals on the importance of consultation and

Policy Update: New Amendments Wildlife act 2013

Following KWCA's petition on  The Statute Law (Miscellaneous Amendments) Bill 2018, (Wildlife Act 2018 Section) submitted  on 11th May 2018, to the National Assembly through the chairperson of the

Job Opportunity- National CBNRM Coordinator

Community-Based Natural Resource Management (CBNRM) is a major strategy for enhancing conservation outcomes while also seeking to improve livelihoods. Communities are at the centre of natural

For conservancies to succeed, women inclusion in decision making and sharing of benefits should be given priority.

In many areas of sustainable development including land and natural resources governance, it is becoming increasingly well known that gender equality and equity is key to conservation effectiveness

Recent Amendments to the Wildlife Act 2013: Institutional Changes and Penalties

The Statute Law (Miscellaneous Amendments) Act No. 18 of 2018, passed on 31st December 2018 and effective 4th January 2019 substantially amends the Wildlife Conservation and Management Act 2013,

KWCA Position on Natural Resources (Benefit Sharing Bill), 2018

  KWCA this morning submitted the  Natural Resources (Benefit Sharing) Bill, 2018  memorandum to members of the Senate Standing Committee on Land, Environment and Natural Resources on 27th

Thank you for your partnership in 2018

Dear Partners and Friends,  As we wrap up 2018, one word seems to best describe the year; Partnerships. The long term success of wildlife conservancies in Kenya is dependent on partnerships

“Conservancies are about reconnecting communities with nature through upholding cultural practices that protected wildlife”- Dickson Kaelo 2018 Tusk Finalist

Sarah Marshall of the Telegraph interviewed KWCA CEO Dickson Kaelo a 2018 Tusk Awards finalist ahead of the Tusk Awards Ceremony on 7th November 2018. In the interview, Dickson says the

Community Representatives Call on London Conference to Guarantee Equal Role in Tackling Illegal Wildlife Crime

Press Release 11 October 2018 Representatives from communities affected by the illegal wildlife trade are calling on governments meeting in London today to recognise local communities as equal

Strengthening Partnerships in African Conservation: Kenya’s Wildlife Conservancies Movement

Wildlife Conservation efforts in Kenya is at a critical stage. Four decades of extreme wildlife declines may progressively come to an end if the current wildlife conservation effort in community and

Conservancy Leaders Briefing Paper to the Senate on Financial Support to Wildlife Conservancies

Briefing Paper Senate Standing Committee on Land, Environment and Natural Resources Submitted by Petitioners Representing Wildlife Conservancies in Kenya and Kenya Wildlife Conservancies

KWCA CEO Shortlisted for the Prestigious Tusk Conservation 2018 Awards

KWCA CEO Dickson Kaelo, has been shortlisted among the finalists for the 2018 Tusk Award Conservation in Africa for his work in promoting community conservation and for his passion and dedication

Community Conservancy Ranger Receive African Paradise Rangers Award

Josphat Kasaine ole Kosikir 63, is among 18 Kenyan rangers and 50 from Africa to be awarded the 2018 African Paradise Rangers Award by the Alibaba Foundation and Paradise International Foundation.

Remarks by KWCA CEO Dickson Kaelo on World Ranger Day Celebrations

World Ranger Day Celebration Remarks by CEO, Kenya wildlife Conservancies Association, Dickson Kaelo Made on July 31st 2018, KWS HQ Today,  is world rangers day, a global event to celebrate and

E-Newsletter: Celebrating World Ranger Day 31st July 2018

The natural world is under immense pressure right around the globe. Species loss, habitat destruction, climate change and environmental crime are urgent issues that directly concern us all and

World Rangers Day: Celebrating Lumo Community Wildlife Conservancy Female Ranger, Ludovika Malemba,

Forty-year-old, mother of four, Ludovika Malemba, a female community ranger from Lumo Community Conservancy emerges top in academics at the KWS law enforcement academy Among 60 community rangers

Kenya’s New Vision on Tourism and Wildlife Conservation Unveiled

Kenya’s Tourism Blueprint 2030 and National Wildlife Strategy 2030 was launched on Tuesday by the Deputy President H.E William Ruto at a colourful ceremony held at the Kenya International