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(Posted 25th July 2022)

July Edition 2022



This month we celebrate the achievements of the Mukogodo Forest Association and its Members



WALK WILD

Promoting Ecotourism and Landscape Restoration in the Mukogodo Forest

ILMAMUSI is organizing a “Walk Wild” event involving at least 500 people comprising of men, youth and women to create awareness and solicit for local support for landscape restoration and tourism  in Mukogodo ecosystem.

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MUKOGODO’S PARTICIPATORY FOREST MANAGEMENT PLAN UPDATE

ILMAMUSI is reviewing its elapsed forest management plan. Support for the activity comes from the Laikipia Conservancies Association. The plan is expected to provide more opportunities for the creation and expansion of bio enterprises in the forest and help the CFA market its ecotourism activities within the Forest.

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WATER  AT  LAST
 

Restoration Initiative Partners Join Hands to Improve Water Supply 

Community members from Lekurruki/Sieku, Il Ngwesi, Makurian, and Kuri Kuri have a reason to smile after the successful rehabilitation of 5 water projects within the Mukogodo landscape.

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“DUPOTO” – SOON A HOUSEHOLD NAME FOR COMMERCIAL HONEY IN LAIKIPIA

Dupoto sees honey sales as an income generator, a tool for local livelihoods, an incentive for forest conservation, and as a peace-keeping ingredient – bringing together our collective good intentions of peace and prosperity in the Forest.

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MICRO CATCHMENTS


Saving the Land
A total of 3700 semi-circular bunds were established in an area of 115 acres at Lekurruki and Il Ngwesi conservancies. 30 casuals, selected members of the grazing committees from both conservancies, and 4 rangeland supervisors were trained by a team from Maasai Wilderness Conservation Trust ….

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ILMAMUSI COMMUNITY FOREST ASSOCIATION FIRST AGM IN YEARS!!

The CFA has been able to steadily grow an institution with a fully-fledged structure and credible management team working closely with different partners within the Mukogodo landscape.

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TOURISM

DRAWING DREAMS INITIATIVE & THE DREAMS YOUTH EXPO


Second Edition The Laikipia Tourism Association did not only partner with Drawing Dreams Initiative for this Expo, but we also had a stand where we were able to sensitize the public on the Laikipia Tourism Association and the role we play.

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BECOME A MEMBER OF LAIKIPIA TOURISM ASSOCIATION TODAY



RANGELANDSORAMAT (OLCS) SEEKS MORE GRAZING PARTNERSHIPS

In its endeavours to grow, OLCS has sought more grazing space with Lolldaiga Management Limited, which often has greener pastures. Article continues here



WATER

NO HUMAN IS LIMITED

The Story of Elijah Gatimu“Now, casual labor is history!” Before, I was in dire poverty and stayed at home during the dry season. Now, we have food all-year round and do not depend on food aid.”

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BECOME A MEMBER OF THE LAIKIPIA FORUM TODAY

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