As human populations grow in Africa and more land is needed to farm, people and wildlife live ever closer together. JOAN NTHIGA, our Media & Communications Manager recently visited farmers in Kenya to see how Space for Giants works to lessen the conflicts that then arise.
By Jeckonia Otieno, Giants Club African Conservation Fellow, The Standard. Published 20 December 2018. As the afternoon wears on, Nantoiya Parkusat rests after a hard morning’s work in the small farm. Her home is set on a hill overlooking the Ngare Ndare Forest on one end and Lewa Wildlife Conservancy on the other.
By Dan Kaburu, Giants Club African Conservation Fellow, People Daily. Published 27 November 2018. Rift Valley, the cradle of mankind, is known for its many lakes. The lakes are tourist attraction sites earning regional counties billions of shillings in revenue. But one such facility, Lake Kamnarok Game Reserve in Kerio Valley, Baringo, could soon be […]
By Evelyne Makena, Giants Club African Conservation Fellow, People Daily. Published 27 November 2018. It’s hardly what you expect to see. Deep in Mara North Conservancy, Narok County, cows nonchalantly graze amidst impalas, zebras and gazelles just within easy reach of predators that roam the natural wilderness. When darkness falls, the cows retreat to simple […]
By Evelyn Makena, Giants Club African Conservation Fellow, People Daily. Published 1 April 2018. A camera follows Omar Ibrahim through a winding alley lined with shanty structures. The neighbourhood, which bears broken sewer lines, heaps of garbage and a murky river flowing through it, is the only home Omar has known his entire life. “When […]