Maasai Mara Elephant Population Increases Significantly

A recent census has revealed a 72 per cent increase in the number of elephants within the Maasai Mara Conservancy and the Tsavo-Mkomazi ecosystems. According to an aerial count by the Kenya Wildlife Service, there were 2,493 elephants at the Maasai Mara ecosystem compared to 1,448 recorded in 2014. Releasing the results at the KWS […]

Father of 30 sons banking on conservancy to protect land for his lineage

The Maasai have a deep connection to their land and livestock; whether because, as Samau Ole Soit points out, for grazing cattle which provide their staple food -milk and meat or for cultural values and prestige amongst folks. For these reasons, Ole Soit and his sons have for years kept hundreds heads of cattle on […]

Conservancy Land Leases: No-One is Taking Away Our Land

On the 28th of March 2010 when several hundreds of local Maasai landowners were formerly signing a 15-year lease to create the Mara Naboisho Conservancy, 41 year old Kimemia Ole Taek was not one of them.

USAID Supported Conservation Project Unleashes Teacher’s Passion

For 5 years, Johnson Soit has been teaching at a local primary school in the Maasai Mara relishing his role in a career he has cherished since his childhood.

Kaagaa: How I’m Helping in Conservancy Management

Challenged by low literacy levels and a deeply entrenched patriarchal system, Maasai women have remained side-lined in the management of and benefits derived from Maasai Mara‘s rich natural resources.

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