Press Release - Samburu Community to Open Elephant Sanctuary

Press Release - Samburu Community to Open Elephant Sanctuary

Namunyak Community Conservancy is to open the first community owned and managed elephant orphanage in Africa. The Reteti Elephant Sanctuary will take in orphaned and abandoned elephant calves with an aim to release them back into the wild herds adjoining the Sanctuary. Keepers Mary and Naomi, who are both from Namunyak, have already perfected the skill of returning lost calves back to their family herds. Since March, they have successfully returned five abandoned calves to their families, and have not yet needed to hand raise any individuals.

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Danish Ambassador Visits Westgate

Danish Ambassador Visits Westgate

On the 27th of July 2016, Mette Knudsen, the Danish Ambassador to Kenya, visited Westgate Conservancy. The Danish International Development Agency, DANIDA, is one of NRT's principal donors and the Ambassadors visit was a celebration of longterm support and partnership. It was also an opportunity for Ms. Knudsen to award certificates to morans graduating from the Moran Economic Empowerment Programme

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Mpus Kutuk Conservancy Expands to Oldonyiro Community Conservancy.

Mpus Kutuk Conservancy Expands to Oldonyiro Community Conservancy.

Mpus Kutuk Community Conservancy has expanded into one larger conservancy It is hoped that the establishment of the larger Oldonyiro Community Conservancy will help bring peace and stability to a volatile area, secure a vital wildlife corridor and provide an institutional platform for the communities to engage with surrounding landowners and neighbouring community conservancies.

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USAID Partnership with NRT to Expand

USAID Partnership with NRT to Expand

US Ambassador to Kenya Robert Godec has announced a significant increase in US support to Kenyan conservation efforts. This includes a grant to the Northern Rangelands Trust, awarded in October 2015. The grant will not only support our work in wildlife conservation, but also in governance, livelihoods, peace, enterprise and rangeland management. It will also fund seven strategic partnerships.

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