NRT in the Media - Archive
April - June 2019
Wildlife sanctuaries boost peace among Pokot, Turkana. The Daily Nation visits Pellow and Masol community conservancies in West Pokot. 25.04.2019.
January - March 2019
EU donates Sh402m for northern Kenya infrastructure. The Daily Nation reports on the donation of high-grade infrastructural equipment. 18.03.19
Women Manning the Ranges in Sera. CitizenTV highlights the stories of the brave women rangers at Sera Community Conservancy. 08.03.19
Garissa; home to hirola antelope and the white giraffe
CitizenTV visits Ishaqbini to find out how the community are taking the lead in conserving the most endangered antelope in Africa - the hirola - and discover another extremely unique conservancy resident. 09.02.19
Marine conservation gives life to the ocean, boosts livelihoods
How sustainable octopus fishing at NRT-Coast, is empowering women and protecting fisheries. The Standard. 26.01.19
Sera, home to 15 black rhinos: Karen Karimi of K24 visits the Sera Rhino Sanctuary to find out how the community are taking the lead in endangered black rhino conservation. 17.01.19
Cabinet Secretary Najib Balala calls for waiving of community conservation taxes: After a visit to Reteti Elephant Sanctuary in Namunyak Community Conservancy, Kenya’s Cabinet Secretary for Toursim and Wildlife Najib Balala has called for waiving of community conservation taxes to help institutions like Namunyak fund conservation and development programmes. 13.01.19
Sanctuary hosts rescued elephants: Karen Karimi of K24 visits Reteti Elephant Sanctuary to find out how caring for orphaned and abandoned elephant calves is benefitting an entire community. 10.01.19
October - December 2018
Teach a woman to bead... and the whole family she will feed. The East African meets the women of BeadWORKS. 22.12.18
Denmark’s Minister for Development Cooperation Ulla Tornaes: It makes economic sense to empower Kenyan women: Crown Princess Mary of Denmark and the Danish Minister for Development Ulla Tornaes visited Kalama Conservancy to see the impact DANIDA’s partnership with NRT is having on lives and landscapes.The Star, 08.12.18
Sasha Lowuekuduk: The elephant whisperer: The East African’s Susan Muumbi meets an inspirational elephant keeper at the Reteti Elephant Sanctuary in Namunyak Community Conservancy. 08.12.18
Where conservation creates jobs, wealth and brings peace: The Standard’s Linda Akwabi spends time in Kalama Conservancy, meeting BeadWORKS businesswomen and exploring how conservancies are developing other enterprises and social services, and improving people’s lives. 2.12.18
Women now engaged in stopping cattle rustling among pastoralist communities to foster peace: The Standard reports from a women’s peace caravan, and examines the transformative role women can, and are, having on peace in the north. 3.11.18
Ocean conservation: Kenyan fishermen turn reef rangers: Al Jazeera looks at the role of the reef rangers in protecting Lamu’s coral reefs and fisheries at NRT Coast. 28.10.18
Hundreds of Women from Pastoralist Communities Unite for Peace: NTV covers the women’s peace march from Isiolo to Samburu County. 13.10.18.
Face to Face With Deadly Rhinos: Business Daily goes behind the scenes at the Sera Rhino Sanctuary. 12.10.18.
July - September 2018
Women Embrace Elephant Task of Protecting Wildlife: The Mama Tembos from Kalama Conservancy, who patrol wildlife and livestock corridors, are highlighted in the Daily Nation. 18.08.18.
What It Takes to Guard The Black Rhino: TV news coverage of the Sera Rhino Sanctuary from KTN on World Tourism Day. 27.09.18.
April - June 2018
Merille Primary School Teachers Get 9 Houses by Northern Rangeland Trust: TV news coverage by NTV. 24.06.18
First community owned elephant sanctuary in Africa turns two: NRT's Duncan Ndotono writes for The Star. 01.06.18.
Young Kamar Labours to Win Inter-Conservancy Race in Isiolo: Runners from 16 community conservancies took part in a peace marathon to promote dialogue and non-violent conflict resoultion. Reported by The Star. 27.04.18
January - March 2018
Aerial Surveys Highlight Beisa Oryx Hotspot: Aerial surveys have confirmed the existence of a large population of beisa oryx in Nakuprat-Gotu Community Conservancy. Phys.org. 18.02.18.
Community Conservation in Kenya is Bearing Fruit: An opinion piece by NRT CEO Tom Lalampaa in the East African outlines the quiet conservation revolution of northern Kenya. 31.01.18.