New Wildlife Strategy in the making in Kenya

ATC News by Prof. Dr. Wolfgang H. Thome

KENYA’S ENVIRONMENT SECRETARY LAUNCHES PROCESS AT NAIROBI’S CROWN PLAZA HOTEL

(Posted 12th June 2017)

Environment and Natural Resources Cabinet Secretary, Prof Judi Wakhungu, while flagging off the process of producing a new wildlife strategy, also this morning inaugurated a national steering to provide policy direction, high-level guidance and general oversight in the process to ensure broad based ownership and buy-in.

The committee will be chaired by the Conservation Principal Secretary Mr. Gideon Gathara.

The function at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Upper Hill, Nairobi, was attended by other government agencies, development partners, non-governmental organisations, and community representatives, representatives of various embassies in Nairobi as well as the US Ambassador to Kenya HE Robert Godec.

The launch of the formulation is in line with the Wildlife Conservation and Management Act 2013 and will be aligned to the Vision 2030 development blueprint and other relevant policy and legal frameworks, including SDGs, AICHI…

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