Protecting wild animals while working with local communities and partners to raise awareness and change attitudes by mitigating human-wildlife conflict. Informing policies, to ensure a safe and thriving future for Kenya’s magnificent wildlife.
As the world’s longest-running study of wild African elephants, research from the project continues to provide valuable insights into the behaviour, intelligence, social structure and communication of African elephants.
Tracking and monitoring lions, working with communities to nurture tolerance and implement mitigation measures to reduce human-wildlife conflict. Supported by Born Free since 2014.
To reduce conflict (loss of livestock and retaliatory killings of lions) and promote co-existence between people and carnivores. Construction of smart bomas is a cost-effective approach to protecting livestock from predation at night.
Monitoring the elephant and giraffe populations, and understanding the threats they face, will enable us to initiative
nature-based solutions to human-wildlife conflict, and promote coexistence across the landscape.
With funding and equipment from Born Free, Kenya Wildlife Service rangers carry out daily monitoring and patrols of the black and white rhino population in the Rhino Sanctuary, Meru National Park, Kenya.