COMMUNITY ENTERPRISE


ACC develops sustainable community enterprises related to eco-tourism, nature-based products, crafts, rangeland and wildlife management and environmental education.


Women's Enterprise

Increasing women’s economic opportunities is imperative to building sustainable conservation practices and more equitable societies. Our programs empower women to develop conservation-related enterprises so that they can more actively contribute…

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Ecotourism

Ecotourism is responsible travel to natural areas that conserves the environment and sustains the well-being of the local people through low impact tourism experiences. ACC was among the pioneer conservation bodies to support eco-tourism set-ups in…

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Cattleman's Program

ACC and the South Rift Association of Land Owners (SORALO) recognize that the first and foremost economic and cultural activity of the pastoral communities living in the rangelands is livestock rearing. Based at Mailwa, the Cattleman’s Program looks to improve…

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Conservancies

ACC has initiated conservancies across its landscapes and developed different ecotourism products run by or on behalf of the community. These include Sampu Lodge in Olkiramatian Group Ranch, Shompole Lodge and Loisiijo Bandas in Shompole Group Ranch, Nekishon…

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Game Scouts

Since their inception in 1997, the Game Scouts have gained momentum around the country in areas where communities have conservancies and want to increase protection for wildlife, tourists or livestock. Community scouts have an advantage over…

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Earth Expeditions

Since_, ACC has partnered with Earth Expeditions and the Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden to give students an immersion in sustainable approaches to human-wildlife coexistence. Based on Dr. David Western decades-long research of Maasai pastoralists…

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