Conservation Conflict Transformation in Action: Addressing Human-Wildlife Conflict Affecting the Endangered Grevy's Zebra in Kenya

Lynn Kimmel

Antioch University New England

Lynn Kimmel’s childhood passion for Africa’s wildlife and people was realized when an unanticipated management transfer landed her in South Africa. Coupling her corporate training expertise with a mid-career change to Conservation Science and Peacebuilding, her work now focuses on addressing human-wildlife conflict and biodiversity conservation through a scalable conflict transformation lens. Lynn is an experienced facilitator and her professional experience includes the development and delivery of workshops in Conservation Conflict Transformation (CCT) for stakeholder groups, and the integration of CCT and effective communications skills into training modules at The College of African Wildlife Management, Mweka, Tanzania. She has a MSc in Environmental Studies with concentration in Conservation Biology from Antioch University New England, and a Graduate Certificate in Conflict Transformation and Peacekeeping from the School of International Training Graduate Institute in Brattleboro, VT.


Without peace, conservation action cannot succeed. In the fertile plains of El Barta Kenya, violent livestock raiding between the local Samburu and Turkana communities over cattle, natural resources, and land rights, combined... [ view full abstract ]


  1. Lynn Kimmel (Antioch University New England)

Topic Areas

Topics: The Changing Nature of Wildlife Conservation , Topics: Human Wildlife Conflict , Topics: Community-Based Conservation


OS-H4 » Understanding Social Dynamics to Address Conflict (08:30 - Wednesday, 13th January, Chui)

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