Laikipia Forum News Updates

September Edition 2020
TOURISM
Silver Lining for the Landscape’s Tourism Industry?
The tourism sector has always been one of the main revenue generators in our country, and the Laikipia landscape in particular. With the outbreak of COVID 19, however, the tourism industry was immensely affected.

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WATER
EMU-SACCO – Two Years In. What’s New?
This years’ EMU SACCO’s AGM focused on the way forward and sustainability for the SACCO after the end of donor support. To enhance our mandate, members are considered paramount and are therefore our key area of focus……

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WILDLIFE
Five Rhino Species Forever!!
Laikipia is only second to Masai Mara when it comes to wildlife population density. This includes half of Kenya’s black rhinos, the second largest population of elephants in Kenya, and the globally threatened Grévy’s zebra.

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Covid, Bushmeat and the Laikipia Landscape
According to reports from different locations in Kenya, poaching and bushmeat hunting are surging in parts of Kenya as many rural communities suffer “COVID hunger.” We know that the Mt. Kenya Trust has reported a surge in bushmeat hunting from the Mt. Kenya Forest.

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RANGELANDS
Long-term Solutions
Managing Invasive Species in Laikipia North
The County Government of Laikipia and stakeholders continue to work on mitigation measures to curb the spread of the Opuntia Stricta and the Acacia Reficiens. They firmly believe that the development of an Invasive species management plan is the best action to take us forward in our efforts.

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LAND USE
What Is a CEAP?
The Constitution of Kenya 2010 has elevated environmental integrity into a human right; and has made deliberate and strategic effort to address environmental impacts, considering the environment a constitutional obligation of every individual as well as providing a framework for environmental interventions at National and County levels.

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