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Critical Ecosystem Partnership Fund meeting held on Lolldaiga Hills Ranch

By Tom Butynski, Lolldaiga Hills Research Programme

Twenty-two people met at Lolldaiga Hills Ranch during 21-25 July 2015 for a mid-term review of the Critical Ecosystem Partnership Fund’s (CEPF) investment in the Eastern Afromontane Biodiversity Hotspot.  A ‘CEPF Board Meeting’ and a ‘CEPF Regional Implementation Team Meeting’ were also held.  

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In order to provide the members of CEPF with more information about Laikipia County and its conservation values, activities, and needs, the Lolldaiga Hills Research Programme organized a round table titled, ‘Laikipia County:  Conservation and Research’. 

The following presentations were made:

  • Chris Thouless – Biodiversity and conservation in the Laikipia area
  • Truman Young –  Conflict and coexistence between livestock and biodiversity:  Results of recent research in Laikipia
  • Peter Hetz –  Role of research and citizen science in a conservation membership organization – the Laikipia Wildlife Forum 2015 and beyond
  • Kuki Gallmann – Ol Ari Nyiro Important Bird Area and Key Biodiversity Area

 

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    johnson parkenga

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    I thank those who did organize such meeting and i believe the team did find Lolldaiga as the best place to hold such meetings in future.

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