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KWS COMMEMORATES ANNUAL CONSERVATION HEROES’ DAY

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Monday, December 16, 2019 - 17:00

Kenya Wildlife Service (KWS) 14th Annual Conservation Heroes Day was held on December 16, 2019 at KWS headquarters, with the Chief Administrative Secretary (CAS) in the Ministry of Tourism and Wildlife, I.G. (Rtd) Joseph Boinnet, presiding over the function on behalf of the Cabinet Secretary in the ministry Mr.Najib Balala.

HUMAN WILDLIFE COMPENSATION REPORT (2014-2017) LAUNCHED

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Wednesday, December 4, 2019 - 15:30

The much awaited Human Wildlife Conflict compensation Report (2014-2017) was launched on December 3, 2019, at Kenya Wildlife Service headquarters in Nairobi.

KWS PROMOTES ‘PLASTIC – FREE’ NATIONAL PARKS AT TRADE EXPO

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Tuesday, November 26, 2019 - 10:15

Sustainable Tourism and National Parks – Plastic-free National Parks,’ was the Kenya Wildlife Service (KWS) theme at this year’s Magical Kenya Travel Expo (MKTE) in Nairobi.

KWS was one of the participants (and the only wildlife conservation organisation) at MKTE exhibition – an annual, influential platform for tourism networking and business transactions whose focus is to raise Kenya’s profile as a destination.

KWS CREDITS JUDICIARY FOR POSITIVE CITES DECISION

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Thursday, November 21, 2019 - 09:45

Kenya Wildlife Service has attributed Kenya’s removal from the list of countries heavily implicated in global illegal ivory trade to the Judiciary’s swift hearings and conclusion of cases presented before courts of law.

Speaking during the quarterly sensitisation forum of Court Users Committee (CUC) session, held in Nairobi, acting KWS Head of Investigations, Mr. Joseph Sarara, acknowledged the efforts by judicial officers when hearing wildlife-related cases.

KWS CALLS FOR NEW WAYS TO STOP DECLINING CARNIVORE NUMBERS

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Friday, November 1, 2019 - 09:45

Kenya Wildlife Service Director General, Brig. (Rtd) John Waweru, has called on delegates attending an annual carnivore conference to recommend ways of tackling challenges facing the meat-eating mammals. 

STRATEGIES TO UNLOCK BUSINESS POTENTIAL OF BIODIVERSITY WEALTH

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Friday, October 18, 2019 - 10:15

Kenya Wildlife Service (KWS) Senior management held a two-day retreat in Mombasa to lay strategies of optimizing benefits from the country’s bioeconomy by unlocking the biodiversity business potential through innovative ways for creation of appropriate enablers and incentives that contribute to ease of doing business.

Call for Partnership in Endangered Species Recovery Programs for the Roan, Sable and and Mt. Bongo Antelopes

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Tuesday, October 15, 2019 - 15:15

Kenya Wildlife Service (KWS) was established by an Act of Parliament, the Wildlife Conservation and Management Act (CAP 376) No. 16 of 1989, with the overall mandate to conserve and manage wildlife in Kenya, now repealed to Wildlife Conservation and Management Act, 2013.

KWS PROMOTES ‘PLASTIC – FREE’ NATIONAL PARKS AT TRADE EXPO

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Tuesday, October 8, 2019 - 17:45

Sustainable Tourism and National Parks – Plastic-free National Parks,’ was the Kenya Wildlife Service (KWS) theme at this year’s Magical Kenya Travel Expo (MKTE) in Nairobi.

AFRICAN WILDLIFE FOUNDATON TO REVITALIZE KWS CANINE UNIT

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Tuesday, July 16, 2019 - 16:15

African Wildlife Foundation (AWF) is set to establish more than five canine units across the country to aid Kenya Wildlife Service (KWS) in deterring trafficking of ivory and other prohibited wildlife products.

KWS LAUNCHES THE NATIONAL RECOVERY AND ACTION PLAN FOR THE MOUNTAIN BONGO (2019-2023)

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Wednesday, July 10, 2019 - 09:15

The scenic Mount Kenya Wildlife Conservancy (MKWC) in Nanyuki, Laikipia County, was the venue for the launch of a National Recovery and Action Plan for the Mountain Bongo (Tragelaphus eurycerus isaaci) in Kenya (2019-2023), on July 8, 2019.

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