Community wildlife conservation is based on the principle that local communities shall participate in and benefit from wildlife conservation. This approach stems from the recognition that protected areas in Kenya as a developing country will survive in so far as they address human concerns and that the future of protected areas that do not have the support of local people is insecure.
This Community Wildlife Management certificate course aims at training individuals within the community who shall or are involved in spearheading wildlife management efforts.
Students gain valuable skills that will help them interact with: members of parliament, councilors, opinion leaders, rural communities, provincial administration, NGOs, Civil society, private ranchers and other relevant ministries at the grass-root level.
Community Wildlife Management certificate course recognises the fact that wildlife represents one of Kenya’s most valuable renewable natural resources, it, therefore, combines the management of wildlife as a resource with concern for its conservation.
Graduates of this program will be able to: