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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

Proposed Miscellaneous Wildlife Amendments May Weaken Community Conservation Efforts

KWCA has submitted a petition on the Statute Law (Miscellaneous Amendments) Bill 2018, (Wildlife Act 2018 Section) to the National Assembly through the chairperson of the Environment and Natural

Petition Seeking VAT and Stamp Duty Exemption for Wildlife Conservancies

Following the call for submission of memoranda in the matter of consideration by the National Assembly of the Bill mentioned in the Tax Laws (Amendment)  Bill, National Assembly Bill No.11 of 2018

Scaling up Conservancy Gains for Sustainable Wildlife Conservation

The theme “Scaling up conservancy gains for sustainable wildlife conservation” rang true at this year’s 2018 conservancy leaders conference held on 27th-28th March at the Pride Inn Hotel in

Kenya Considers Sustainable Wildlife Utilization Options

The Cabinet Secretary Ministry of Tourism and Wildlife established a task-force   on Wildlife Utilization (Sustainable Wildlife Utilization) to deliberate on sustainable wildlife mechanisms for

PS State Department of Wildlife establishes a Committee to Implement recommendations of the Wildlife Corridors and Dispersal Areas Report

KWCA CEO Mr. Dickson Kaelo has been appointed by the PS State Department of Wildlife Dr. Margaret Mwakima to represent conservancies in a committee to spearhead the implementation of the National

Cabinet Secretary Wildlife and Tourism Endorses Conservancies and Pledges Support

"Every acre of land added to conservation through conservancies is a win for wildlife and tourism. Conservancies should be seen as complimentary to KWS parks as it is the right way to create space

How community averts lions’ attacks, to reap from conservation efforts

In the March 23rd copy of the Daily Nation, Features writer Leopold Obi captured the story of how our member Eselenkay Conservancy which lies on 5,000Ha  at the centre of a community ranch in

KWCA Represents Communities at the CITES Rural Communities Working Group

On 26th February, parties, rural communities and conservation organizations drawn from 21 countries met at the UN Complex Nairobi to deliberate on a set of options to increase participation of rural

KWCA Join International Rangers Federation (IRF) Family

We are glad to be part of the International Ranger’s Federation (IRF) family as an associate member. The International Ranger Federation (IRF) is a non-profit organisation established to raise

A look at our 2017 Key Successes

We welcome 2018 with utmost anticipation, having made big progress in 2017. Our biggest impact in the recent past has been the momentum gained by communities to participate in wildlife conservation

KWCA launches the National State of Wildlife Conservancies Report 2016

“The success of KWCA is in its cooperation with other regional wildlife conservancies associations and the coordination of conservancies to achieve meaningful impact.”   This is what

Conservancies Given Prominence in Kenya’s New Wildlife Policy

Pauline Lolgogine Chairperson of Sera Wildlife Conservancy contributing to the Wildlife Policy during KWCA national Conservancy Leaders Forum in Nairobi.     Kenya's 40 year old

Key Findings of the Ranger’s Perception Africa Survey

During the Conservancies Rangers Review meeting held on 30 August, Drew Mc Avery from WWF- Kenya presented the findings of a Ranger's Perception Africa Survey. The survey was conducted in 65

Conservancy Rangers Review KWS LEA Paramilitary Training Curriculum

On 30 August, 35 conservancy managers and head rangers drawn from Mara, South Rift, Taita, Amboseli, Rift-lakes, Laikipia and Northern regions attended the Conservancies Rangers Review

Securing Wildlife Corridors and Dispersal Areas Report Launched

Cabinet Secretary Ministry of Environment and Natural Resources Prof Judy Wakhungu launched the Wildlife Corridors and Dispersal Areas Report on Wednesday 16 August. The report, which is part of

More Resources Needed to Support Training of Conservancy Rangers

The Taita Taveta County Commissioner Josephine Onunga has called on more resources to be pumped into boosting conservation efforts. Speaking during the  Kenya Wildlife Service Law Enforcement

Limiting National Parks Compensation Claims Will Derail Conservation Efforts

The recent proposal by the Parliamentary Committee on Environment and Natural Resources to limit compensation claims on wildlife injuries and death to Kenya Wildlife Service (KWS) managed parks, if

Kenya’s Tourism Marketing Strategy should focus on Promoting Diverse Tourism Products

According to the Economic Survey 2017, Kenya earned KSh100 billion from 1.3 million tourists who visited the country in 2016. The country has potential to grow these numbers for both international

Report: Second Biennual National Conservancy Managers Policy Workshop

KWCA held its second biennial conservancy leaders conference on 27th-28th February at CORAT Africa under the theme Effective leadership and Policies for Conservancies in Kenya. The conference,