The sub-arable rangelands of Kenya are home to 25% of its human population, over half the national livestock heard and 80% of all wildlife. Economically, the rangelands account for 13% of the GDP over half the revenues earned by Kenya’s $500 million wildlife industry.
ACC has devoted much of its efforts to studying the rangelands, understanding the changes confronting pastoralists and wildlife and improving livelihoods through better conservation and use of natural resources. ACC therefore selects key landscapes to undertake projects that would have broad application
South Rift The South Rift spans a wide elevation gradient and all but one of Kenya’s seven ecological zones. It links two of Kenya most important parks Read More
Mara Maasai Mara National Reserve is the most important protected area in Kenya, accounting for 25% of Kenya’s wildlife and nearly three quarters of the protected area population. Read More Amboseli The Amboseli landscape covers an area of approximately 5,700 Km² stretching between Mt. Kilimanjaro, Chyulu Hills, Tsavo West National Park and the Kenya/Tanzania border. Read More
Mukogodo Opuntia is an invasive plant that has wrecked havoc upon the local community but has now found good use by the women. Read More
Following a three-day International Conference on Biodiversity, Land-use and Climate Change held on September 15-17, 2010 in Nairobi, a special policy session of the conference....Read more
ACC's encompassing view of science means that all forms of knowledge either from natural sciences.. Read More
Livestock is a key asset in the arid and semi-arid areas of the South Rift region. The livelihoods of pastoralists Read More
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