Laikipia Forum News Updates

April Edition 2021
TOURISM
Resuscitating Our Tourism Sector
It is estimated that up to 900,00 Kenyans have already been vaccinated countrywide, which shows a great turn out and a willingness by Kenyan’s to protect themselves from this virus.

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WATER
Water Pan Benefits
With climate change and climate variability comes fluctuating rainfall and extreme temperatures. Growing seasons are changing. These shifts severely impact lives and livelihoods.
Water security starts with water availability. There must be enough water to satisfy diverse-and sometimes conflicting- needs. When households have water, their ability to improve sanitation and hygiene is enhanced. The COVID pandemic has clearly illustrated the importance of this.

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WID Project Implementation Committee
on Enhancing Accountability
The Mount Kenya Ewaso Water Partnership continues to show its purpose in ensuring that the people of the upper Ewaso Ng’iro North Basin and its environs are water secure. The partnership is currently implementing the WRUA Institutional Development Project through the support of the WRG 2030 that is hosted by the World Bank.

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WILDLIFE
The Laikipia County Wildlife
and Community Wildlife Conservancies Bill

A Local Step Towards Sustainable Management and Conservation

The meeting was organized by the County’s Ministry of Water, Environment and Natural Resources in partnership with the Amaya Triangle Initiative, which brings together, four counties: Baringo, Laikipia, Samburu and Isiolo, to adopt sustainable policy approaches to address common development challenges that include food insecurity, the environment, natural resource management, among others.
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Ol Pejeta Progress and Plea – Can You Help?
OPC is recognized for pioneering work in embryo transplantation in support of Northern White Rhinos conservation. This pioneering work with BioRescue has made people …………………………….

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Compensation For Wildlife Conflict In Kenya
The government of Kenya offers compensation for personal injury, or death, or damage to property caused by wildlife. The elaborate compensation process is spearheaded by the county wildlife conservation and compensation committee in each respective county

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RANGELANDS

Taking Ownership

As a sign of commitment to safeguarding the project, the Spring Management Committee elected new leadership that is tasked with spearheading this initiative and ensuring its success.

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ILMAMUSI Management Committee Looks Forward with Better Organization and Management

Never has the governance and management of the Mukogodo Forest been stronger.

The Management Committee of the Ilmamusi Community Forest Association convened for a meeting to discuss their future in April 2021. Some key issues included…………..

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LAND USE
Laikipia Profile Update
Dr. Tom Butynski and Yvonne de Jong have recently updated a profile for Laikipia’s geography, environment and biodiversity. This document is a helpful summary of these aspects for the County.

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