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NATIONAL WILDLIFE CENSUS 2021 REPORT

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Tuesday, August 31, 2021 - 14:45

Kenya’s heritage of natural beauty and scenic splendour is made infinitely richer because of our diverse wildlife. Across the globe, our Nation is renowned for our rich bio-diversity that spans air, water, and land; natural wealth that makes us a conservation and tourism destination second to none.

GALLANT RANGERS FETED ACROSS THE WORLD

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Tuesday, August 3, 2021 - 09:15

This year’s World Ranger Day was celebrated across the globe last weekend with the wildlife conservation fraternity showering praises on gallant rangers who go to great lengths to protect and conserve the precious gem - wildlife.

HWC VICTIMS TO RECEIVE SH. 500M COMPENSATION

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Thursday, July 1, 2021 - 13:00

The government of Kenya has released over 500-million shillings to compensate victims of Human Wildlife Conflict (HWC). The funds will clear a backlog of claims filed between the year 2014 and 2021.

Cabinet Secretary for Tourism and Wildlife, Hon. Najib Balala made the announcement in Baringo County where he launched the National HWC compensation drive at Kampi ya Samaki Snake Park located close to Lake Baringo.

WWF DONATES PREDATOR-DETERRENT LIGHTS TO KWS FOR COMMUNITY BOMAS

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Thursday, June 3, 2021 - 16:45

In keeping with the spirit of community collaborative conservation championed by KWS and her partners, WWF donated 1,800 predator-deterrent lights to KWS, June 3, 2021 at KWS Headquarters.

KWS RECEIVES DONATIONS FROM PARTNERS TO FIGHT WILDLIFE CRIME

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Wednesday, May 19, 2021 - 07:15

Kenya Wildlife Service’ efforts to control wildlife crimes received a major boost with multi-partner donations made at KWS headquarters, May 18, 2021.

NATIONAL WILDLIFE CENSUS 2021

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Friday, May 7, 2021 - 21:00

Kenya on May 7, 2021 launched its first ever National Wildlife Census covering both land and Aquatic wildlife.

The two month exercise is fully funded by the Government of Kenya and will be executed by the Ministry of Tourism and Wildlife, Kenya Wildlife Service and the newly created Wildlife Research &Training Institute.

KWS HANDS OVER ADMINISTRATION BLOCK TO NDURUMO SECONDARY SCHOOL

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Friday, March 12, 2021 - 20:45

The Kenya Wildlife Service (KWS) handed over an administration block to Ndurumo Secondary School in Laikipia West Sub-County, Tuesday March 9, 2021. The block was constructed by KWS at an estimated cost of five (5) million shillings, in keeping with the Corporate Social Responsibility doctrine of advancing community interests,

KENYA WILDLIFE SERVICE RHINO MONITORING UNIT RECEIVE HOUSING UNITS TO IMPROVE RHINO AND WILDLIFE PROTECTION IN NAIROBI NATIONAL PARK

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Tuesday, March 9, 2021 - 15:00

Kenya Wildlife Service’ (KWS) rhino conservation efforts received a major boost with the launch of two ‘Dignity houses’ presented to the Cabinet Secretary (CS) Ministry of Tourism and Wildlife, Najib Balala at KWS headquarters Monday, March 8, 2021.

The attractive container houses were funded by Maniago Safaris Ltd in collaboration with The Luigi Footprints Foundation and Stand Up, Shout Out (SUSO).

KENYA WILDLIFE SERVICE MARKS WORLD WILDLIFE DAY IN KISITE MPUNGUTI MARINE PARK WITH THE LAUNCH OF THE ECONOMIC STIMULUS PROGRAM

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Thursday, March 4, 2021 - 09:30

The eighth World Wildlife Day was commemorated March 3, 2021, at Kisite Mpunguti Marine Park off Shimoni, Kwale County, pursuant to the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) resolution of 20th December, 2013, which proclaimed 3 March as UN World Wildlife Day.

The day was presided over by the Chief Administrative Secretary in the Ministry of Tourism and Wildlife IG (Rtd.) Joseph Boinnet. The celebrations were held in tandem with the launch of an ambitious Economic Stimulus Program.

KENYA WILDLIFE SERVICE (KWS) AND BIDCO AFRICA LTD. SIGN A MEMORANDUM OF UNDERSTANDING TO BENEFIT COMMUNITIES AND CONSERVATIONS

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Monday, February 8, 2021 - 21:15

KWS Director General (DG) Brig (Rtd.) John M. Waweru, BIDCO Africa Ltd. Group Director Chris Diaz and other partners signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) at KWS headquarters, February 8, 2021.  The MoU will see communities living adjacent to protected areas prone to Human-wildlife conflict (HWC), benefit from growing sunflowers and keeping bees.

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