Maasai Wilderness Conservation Trust

Maasai Wilderness Conservation Trust (MWCT) was established in 2000 by the Maasai of Kuku Group Ranch as a grassroots conservation trust.

Kipepeo Butterfly Project

The Kipepeo Butterfly Project (KBP) was started in 1993 to provide an alternative and sustainable income for the communities living near Arabuko-Sokoke forest in Kenya.

Kilitome Conservancy

The Kilitome Conservancy was established in 2008 by the African Wildlife Foundation (AWF) and Tawi Lodge and is situated on the eastern boundary of Amboseli National Park in south eastern Kenya. This area is a prime tourism destination due to its high abundance of wildlife.

Il Ngwesi Group Ranch

A Maasai group in Laikipia, Kenya, established a community-conservation area that balances the needs of local pastoralists with wildlife and operates an eco-lodge.

The Greater Kilimanjaro Landscape

The Greater Kilimanjaro area – a 25,623 km2 transboundary landscape that spans the Kenya–Tanzania border – is a critical region for elephant, lion and other species.

Olderkesi Wildlife Conservancy

Elephants, big cats and Maasai giraffe are among the species to benefit from the Olderkesi community conservancy initiative. The conservancy scheme is based on giving the local community financial incentive - lease payments - to ensure wildlife protection within the conservancy area, by preventin

Northern Rangelands Trust

Historically, local communities have had little say in how conservation areas in Kenya are managed, and seen little tangible benefit from wildlife protection.