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The Greater Masai Mara Community Scout Programme


Ref: 13019
Type: Main Project
Project Leader: Professor Nigel Leader-Williams
Lead Institution: DICE - Durrell Institute of Conservation & Ecology, DICE - Durrell Institute of Conservation & Ecology
Host Country Institutions: Friends of Conservation - Kenya
Start Date: 2004-05-01
End Date: 2006-06-30
Funding: £115,830.00
Website: http://www.kent.ac.uk/antrhopology/dice/research/scout.html
Status: Completed
Regions: Sub-Saharan Africa
Countries: Kenya
Purpose: To empower Maasai communities throughout the greater Mara ecosystem to monitor and protect natural resources and manage human-wildlife conflict, and thereby improve local livelihoods, through the development of a sustainably funded community wildlife scout association.
Outputs: Local capacity to monitor and protect biodiversity improved and expanded.Regional wildlife management and conflict mitigation manual developed and in use.A multiple-stakeholder regional community scout association established.Sustainable funding strategy developed.Publications and presentations.

Related Projects: Community-driven conservation and ecotourism in the Mara ecosystem, Kenya, Black Rhino conservation and ecotourism impacts in North Western Namibia, Transnational conservation planning in the Maputaland ecoregion of Southern Africa, Can hunting and conservation of endemic Annamite ungulates be reconciled?, Wildlife and People: Conflict and Conservation In Masai Mara Kenya

Documents:
Title: 13-019 FR Ann 12) FOC_DICE_Poster_Maa
Download: Article [pdf]

Title: 13-019 FR Ann 11) FOC_DICE_Poster_English
Download: Article [pdf]

Title: 13-019 AR1 App 2_FoC_Newsletter_Mar05
Download: Newsletter [pdf]

Title: 13-019 FR Ann 6) FoC_UK_newsletter_Spring05
Download: Newsletter [pdf]

Title: 13-019 FR Ann 7) FoC_UK_newsletter_Autumn05
Download: Newsletter [pdf]

Title: 13-019 St2 App - edited
Download: Application Form [pdf]

Title: 13-019 FR Ann 10 Greater Masai Mara Community Scout Programme Training Manual
Download: Training Manual [pdf]

Title: 13-019 HR1 Mara
Download: Half Year Report [pdf]

Title: 13-019 HR2
Download: Half Year Report [pdf]

Title: 13-019 AR1 - edited
Download: Annual Report [pdf]

Title: 13-019 FR
Download: Final Report [pdf]

Title: 13-019 FR - edited
Download: Final Report [pdf]