Mara Naboisho Conservancy integrates Maasai, tourism and wildlife interests through equitable decision rights and income participation.
Three problems are faced in the Maasai Mara (one of the largest game reserves in Kenya):
|# of Maasai landowners (cumulative)||554||621||705|
|# of local people indirectly benefitted||n/a||4'968||5'826|
|# land directly controlled (ha)||20'000||22'213||22'767|
Svein Wilhelmsen, Founder of Basecamp/Board Member MANCO of Mara Naboisho Wildlife Conservancy
LGT Venture Philanthropy has become one of the key players in preserving and scaling the protection of the Masai Mara Serengeti wildlife ecosystem, which contains some 40% of Africa’s larger mammals.