Land Deals in Kenya: The Genesis of Land Deals in Kenya and its Implication on Pastoral Livelihoods

In Laikipia the key dynamics centre on absentee land, much of this being land that was divvied out to Kikuyu by Kenyatta after independence.

Simanjiro Conservation Easement

Short article discussing challenges and solutions to Simanjro Conservation Easement in northern Tanzania.

Diversification, Experimentation, and Adaptation: Pastoralists in Communal Governance of Resources and Livelihoods Strategies

This paper presents a discussion of the communal tenure system in Olkiramatian, a group ranch in the southern rangelands of Kenya which has granted the residents the flexibility and choice to pursu

Koija Starbeds Ecolodge: A Case Study of a Conservation Enterprise in Kenya.

Conservation enterprises are commercial activities designed to create benefit flows that support a conservation objective.

Conservation outside of parks: Attitudes of local communities in Laikipia, Kenya

Between 1999 and 2002, interviews were conducted in Laikipia District to examine whether pastoralists also experience conflict, and to determine whether wildlife conservation provided appreciable b

Integrating Pastoralist Livelihoods and Wildlife Conservation?

This report provides an overview of land use conflicts in Loliondo. According to the Village Land Act No. 5 1999, all land in Loliondo is classified as Village Land.

Natural Conservationists? Evaluating the Impact of Pastoralist Land Use Practices on Tanzania's Wildlife Economy

The land management practices of pastoralist Maasai communities have a major bearing on landscapes and wildlife habitats in northern Tanzania.

Emergent or illusory? Community wildlife management in Tanzania.

As with natural resource management reform processes elsewhere in East Africa, Tanzanian CWM has become highly contested terrain, both physically and conceptually.

Ecotourism in Northern Kenya Policy Brief

This policy brief focuses on ecotourism in north-eastern Kenya and is based on the analysis of two key existing ecotourism industry models in Laikipia and Isiolo.

A Study on the Impact of National Policies, Processes on Pastoralism in Tanzania

Pastoralism has suffered untold abuses in the implementation of national policy and laws before in the incorporation of bills of rights in the constitution.

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