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Seeking Education Outreach Officer for EU-ACC Connekt Project

ADVERT: Education Outreach Officer The African Conservation Centre (ACC) in Kenya aims to conserve biodiversity in East Africa and beyond through the collaborative application of scientific and indigenous knowledge, improved livelihoods and good governance through development of local institutions. ACC is in partnership with Oikos EA in Tanzania for a trans-border project entitled CONNEKT Greater […]

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Kenya’s Wildlife: A Success Story Still in the Making?

On February 21, 2019 African Conservation Centre (ACC) founder and Chairman, Dr. David Western, gave a public lecture at the National Museums of Kenya. His lecture, titled “Kenya’s Wildlife: A Success Story Still in the Making?” focused on the journey of conservation in Kenya.

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News From the Field — Fall 2018

  • 7th November 20187/11/18
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News From the Field FALL 2018 Dear Friends of ACC & ACC-US For more than 25 years, ACC has worked directly with communities – learning from them and sharing with them to conserve biodiversity. We believe local people are the most important stewards of the wildlife, land, water and their own livelihoods. Living with wildlife […]

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From Africa to Montana, Western works to keep wildlife and people together

David Western has spent 40 years negotiating ways that livestock owners, tourism businesses and national park managers can co-exist and resolve wildlife issues. “If elephants used as much energy as we humans do, they would have de-vegetated the planet,” Western said during a visit to Missoula from Kenya. Article by Bob Chaney | Photo by […]

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Kenya’s National Wildlife Strategy 2030

The National Wildlife Strategy 2030 was launched on Tuesday evening 12th June 2018 by the Deputy President. There was great attendance from both the tourism and wildlife sector and both the U.S. Ambassador Robert F. Godec (outgoing) and High Commissioner Nick Hailey were in attendance, as was John E. Scanlon the former Secretary General of […]

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Call for Proposals: Consultancy to Train Maasai Women on Milk Production, Handling & Marketing as Part of a Cooperative Group.

  • 9th July 20189/07/18
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African Conservation Centre invites proposals to train Maasai women on milk production, handling and marketing as part of a Cooperative group, working to improve the milk value chain. Background The mission of African Conservation Centre (ACC) is to conserve biodiversity in East Africa and beyond through the collaborative application of scientific and indigenous knowledge, improved […]

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News From the Field — Summer 2018

  • 8th July 20188/07/18
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Amboseli National Park, Kenya; Photo by Harshil Gudka News From the Field SUMMER 2018 Greetings from ACC & ACC-US! Kenya has finally made it through the long-rainy season which began in March. The much needed rains have nourished the land, bringing water for people, vegetation, wildlife and livestock. After a sustained drought, we are grateful […]

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Call for Proposals! Greater Kilimanjaro Initiative for Enhancing Community Participation in Trans Frontier Conservation

  • 14th May 201814/05/18
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African Conservation Centre has begun to implement an EU funded initiative called “Greater Kilimanjaro Initiative for Enhancing Community Participation in Trans Frontier Conservation”. In partnership with the lead applicant, Oikos East Africa, ACC invites proposals for the following consultancy services: Interventions to Map and Protect the Illiangarunyori/Maparasha Corridor in with the South Rift Landscape. This […]

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MABINGWA Film Screening–Understanding Young People’s Attitudes Towards Wildlife & Conservation

  • 14th March 201814/03/18
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Today, 14th March 2018, The ESCAPE Foundation along with Well Told Story, African Wildlife Foundation, African Conservation Centre and the Conservation Alliance of Kenya will proudly present at the KWS HQ, MABINGWA, the film that follows the lives of four young people from four corners of Kenya, exploring their relationship to nature and what barriers […]

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Conservation & Livelihoods in Kenya’s South Rift

  • 1st March 20181/03/18
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African Conservation Centre’s (ACC) mission is to conserve biodiversity in East Africa and beyond through the collaborative application of scientific and indigenous knowledge, improved livelihoods and good governance through development of local institutions. Our work is focused primarily in four areas: the landscapes of Amboseli, Maasai Mara, Mukogodo/Laikipia and South Rift/Magadi. These areas span the […]

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