First lady calls for amalgamated effort towards wildlife conservation

First Lady Margret Kenyatta said communities should be engaged as equal partners in wildlife conservation efforts as they are the first line of defence.She said locally led conservation efforts needed to be scaled up and replicated in collaborative, consultative and community led model saying such initiatives had proven to be operating much more successfully than previously used approaches.Past conservation strategies which incorporated a top-down approach failed,” noted Ms Kenyatta who was addressing international conservationists attending a conference on engagement of local communities in wildlife conservation, in Nairobi

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