Mradi Wa Mfuko Wa Dhamana Ya Hifadhi Ya Mazingira Na Wamasai Jangwani (MWCT, Maasai Wilderness Conservation Trust)

 

 

 

 

 

 

Mradi Wa Mfuko Wa Dhamana Ya Hifadhi Ya Mazingira Na Wamasai Jangwani (MWCT, Maasai Wilderness Conservation Trust)

Mradi Wa Mfuko Wa Dhamana Ya Hifadhi Ya Mazingira Na Wamasai Jangwani (MWCT, Maasai Wilderness Conservation Trust) preserves the wilderness, wildlife, and cultural heritage of the Amboseli-Tsavo ecosystem – an important migration corridor between two national parks.  The organization of Maasai communities has mitigated unsustainable practices such as overgrazing and water-intensive farming and introduced alternative livelihood options

 

Key Facts 

Equator Prize Winner: 2012

Founded: 2000

Location: Chyulu Hills, Amboseli-Tsavo region

Beneficiaries: Kuku Group Ranch

Biodiversity: 12,000 acres across two conservancies

 

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Contact Information

Nerissa Chao
PO BOX 236, Mtito Andei, Rift Valley Province, Code 90128, Kenya
nerissa@maasaitrust.org

 

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