Governor-Baringo County-Chuine conservancy_bcca_financial_support

Kiborgoch, Chuine and Irong Conservancies including Baringo County Conservancies Association (BCCA),  are  among 20 community based organizations in Baringo County to receive grants under the UNDP Global Environment Facility Small Grants Programme (GEF SGP) for environment and biodiversity conservation in the Lake Bogoria, Baringo Landscape. The three conservancies are among KWCA member conservancies listed as

Chelaba Women Group members of Kiborgoch Conservancy are among 21 community based organizations and groups exhibiting at the launch of UNDP’s  Global Environment Facility, Small Grants Programme  (GEF SGP) projects in the Lake Bogoria Landscape.  The 23 member group are elated they have opportunity to exhibit their products at the colorful event, a very rare

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The region has a high number of threatened species such as the klips springer, greater kudu, lesser flamingos and the tortoise Community interest and enthusiasm to conservancies development A unique wetland conservancy model that blends with a Lake system and the highlands; Lake Bogoria Reserve is a gazetted Ramsar site and an Important Bird Area

Limited technical and financial support to enable development of conservancies; Currently, there are only 2 fully operational conservancies supported by the Northern Rangelands Trust Documentation and visibility of conservancies in the region is low Resource based conflicts Compromises stability of the conservancies including governance structures; Environmental degradation occasioned by deforestation, land fragmentation and encroachment into