Our Key Objectives for the next 5 years are:
Wildlife and Environment
- To continue to build a healthy animal population and a healthy, balanced habitat.
- To introduce lions for their protection and to breed them for reintroduction elsewhere.
- To develop a predator management programme to guide the lion carrying capacity for the Conservancy.
- To develop a clear understanding with the KWS on the Big Cat management program in order to sustain the country’s predator population.
- To introduce new blood line among the rhinos and Grevy’s zebra.
- To control/eradicate invasive and alien plants that threatens to imbalance the ecosystem.
- To stop soil erosion on the Maela escarpment and on all other steep sections of the fence and along some roads.
- Increase the percentage of open plains vs thick leleshwa bush relative to an increasing open plains animal population.
- To continue monitoring and studying the endangered Grey Crested Helmet Shrike.
- Together with lead agencies, assist the neighbouring communities to adopt sustainable and eco-friendly farming practices.
- Assist the neighbouring farmers to cultivate new cash crops that are of higher financial returns and not palatable to wildlife.
- To assist the neighbouring farming communities to initiate low/medium level economic activities under a poverty eradication programme.
- To establish a community economic empowerment programme to alleviate poverty.
- To develop a comprehensive community economic development policy cleary stating the partnering options.
- To maintain general harmony with our neighbouring communities. E.g. Inkorienito, Moi dabi, Ngondi and Maela villages.
Affiliations and accreditations
- To create synergies with both national and international learning and research institutions.
- To attain necessary accreditations with recognised conservation bodies.
- To be the premier model of excellence in our contribution to wildlife and conservation.
- To encourage and capitalize upon research partnerships in order to support the development of the Conservancy and the global understanding of wildlife and environmental issues.