Community-driven conservation and ecotourism in the Mara ecosystem, Kenya
Professor Nigel Leader-Williams
DICE - Durrell Institute of Conservation & Ecology, DICE - Durrell Institute of Conservation & Ecology
Host Country Institutions:
Olderkessi/Naikarra Community Conservation and Tourism Initiative, Friends of Conservation - Kenya
To develop and implement a community-driven conservation, conflict resolution and ecotourism programme that will protect endangered wildlife and alleviate human-wildlife conflict outside the formal protected area network
Through training and implementation, to establish an on-going ecotourism venture and associated wildlife monitoring and conflict resolution centre.
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