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Pathways Kenya 2016 Conference

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Date and time: 
Fri, 2016-01-01 15:27

The University of Nairobi (UoN) in partnership with Colorado State University is participating in the fifth international Pathways Conference that kicked off on 9th January, 2016. The Conference will explore human-wildlife conflict and coexistence, wildlife governance, Health and many other timely human dimensions of fisheries and wildlife management topics.

On behalf of UoN,  the Centre for Sustainable Dryland Ecosystems and Societies (now the African Drylands Institute for Sustainability (ADIS), participated in planning and the coordination of UoN conference presenters and the online submission of conference presentations. UoN pathways 2016 technical planning team was led by Prof. Jesse Njoka (Director- ADIS) and included Dr. Judith Mbau and Dr. Stephen Mureithi (both from the Department of LARMAT) and Prof. Daniel Gakuya, Chair of the Department of Clinical Studies. In addition, some of the Centers research associates will be presenting in the conference.

Four East African conservation leaders with inspiring stories will share how they have been working with communities to bring transition from focusing on human-wildlife conflict to one that’s supports human-wildlife coexistence.

Keynote presentations will be done by:

  1. Dr. Munir Virani - Africa Program Director, The Peregrine Fund
  2. Kahindi Lekalhaile - Wildlife Advisor, Africa Network for Animal Welfare
  3. Dr. Gladys Kalema - Zikusoka- Founder and Chief Executive O­fficer of
    Conservation Through Public Health (CTPH)
  4. Tom Lalampaa - Chief Operations Officer, Northern Rangelands Trust (NRT) and Chairman of Kenya Wildlife Conservancies Association (KWCA)

The conference will run Training Programs for early and mid-career African conservationists and wildlife managers that have worked on the ground with communities. The training is aimed at reducing animal human conflict, sharing experience and finding possible ways of human coexistence with wildlife.

This international conference is your opportunity to network with over 200 conference participants and 60 training participants during this program and further more enjoy moments of experiencing the hospitality of Kenyan culture, nearby wildlife viewing opportunities and perhaps even climbing Mt. Kenya.

Expiry Date: 
Thu, 2022-01-06 15:27
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