Empower locals who conserve wildlife, says First Lady
AMBOSELI, Kenya, Sep 20 – First Lady Margaret Kenyatta has stressed the need for communities involved in wildlife conservation efforts to benefit directly from their noble efforts. She said communities must reap from protecting wildlife as an incentive for them to appreciate the importance of peaceful co-existence with wild game in their private ranches and minimize human/wildlife conflicts. The First Lady, who is at the forefront in the campaign against poaching and is passionate on wild game conservation, said elephants are a global heritage and should be protected for posterity.
The First Lady said, “Here in Kenya, communities must benefit for real from protecting our wildlife. She praised communities adjacent to national parks and game reserves for the frontline role they played in the protection of wild animals roaming private land during their daily and seasonal migrations.... Read the full, comprehensive news article and discuss at CapitalFMSimilar Stories