Joint Statement on the Proposed Amendment to Kenya’s Forest Law by the Conservation Sector

2022-01-25T12:33:21+00:00January 25th, 2022|Categories: press resleases|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

We, the undersigned leading public and private organizations concerned with the conservation and management of forests in Kenya, are alarmed by a decision by the Parliamentary Procedures and House Rules Committee to initiate a move to amend section 34 of the Forest Conservation and Management Act (2016). 

WildlifeDirect launches a new comprehensive report on Kenya’s legal response to wildlife, forest and fisheries crimes

2021-03-15T06:00:57+00:00March 3rd, 2021|Categories: featured, press resleases|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

WildlifeDirect is pleased to release the fourth report on the outcomes of wildlife, forest, and fisheries crime cases in Kenya. This report presents data collected from 4,142 cases. We have been monitoring wildlife crime cases in Kenyan courts since 2013 as a response to the crisis of poaching of elephants and other endangered wildlife.