Session: OS-B3
Kenya’s ‘Conservation Revolution’: Lessons Learned from Community-based Conservancies in a Regional and Global Context

Since 2010, a major and rapid devolution of conservation to the local level has occurred in Kenya. This devolution was already taking place, but accelerated rapidly with the enactment of Kenya’s new constitution, which devolved significant power and resources to the county level throughout the country. In that time, the number of conservancies in the country has grown from 40 to over 200. Kenyans established twelve regional and one... [ view more ]

Prof. Robin Reid (Center for Collaborative Conservation, Colorado State University), Prof. Kathleen Galvin (Colorado State University), Mr. Dickson Kaelo (Kenya Wildlife Conservancies Association), Mr. Benson Leyian (Amboseli Ecosystem Trust), Mrs. Munira
14:00 - 16:00 on Monday, 11th of January 2016