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KWS CALLS FOR NEW WAYS TO STOP DECLINING CARNIVORE NUMBERS

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Friday, November 1, 2019 - 09:45

Kenya Wildlife Service Director General, Brig. (Rtd) John Waweru, has called on delegates attending an annual carnivore conference to recommend ways of tackling challenges facing the meat-eating mammals. 

STRATEGIES TO UNLOCK BUSINESS POTENTIAL OF BIODIVERSITY WEALTH

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Friday, October 18, 2019 - 10:15

Kenya Wildlife Service (KWS) Senior management held a two-day retreat in Mombasa to lay strategies of optimizing benefits from the country’s bioeconomy by unlocking the biodiversity business potential through innovative ways for creation of appropriate enablers and incentives that contribute to ease of doing business.

Call for Partnership in Endangered Species Recovery Programs for the Roan, Sable and and Mt. Bongo Antelopes

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Tuesday, October 15, 2019 - 15:15

Kenya Wildlife Service (KWS) was established by an Act of Parliament, the Wildlife Conservation and Management Act (CAP 376) No. 16 of 1989, with the overall mandate to conserve and manage wildlife in Kenya, now repealed to Wildlife Conservation and Management Act, 2013.

KWS PROMOTES ‘PLASTIC – FREE’ NATIONAL PARKS AT TRADE EXPO

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Tuesday, October 8, 2019 - 17:45

Sustainable Tourism and National Parks – Plastic-free National Parks,’ was the Kenya Wildlife Service (KWS) theme at this year’s Magical Kenya Travel Expo (MKTE) in Nairobi.

AFRICAN WILDLIFE FOUNDATON TO REVITALIZE KWS CANINE UNIT

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Tuesday, July 16, 2019 - 16:15

African Wildlife Foundation (AWF) is set to establish more than five canine units across the country to aid Kenya Wildlife Service (KWS) in deterring trafficking of ivory and other prohibited wildlife products.

KWS LAUNCHES THE NATIONAL RECOVERY AND ACTION PLAN FOR THE MOUNTAIN BONGO (2019-2023)

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Wednesday, July 10, 2019 - 09:15

The scenic Mount Kenya Wildlife Conservancy (MKWC) in Nanyuki, Laikipia County, was the venue for the launch of a National Recovery and Action Plan for the Mountain Bongo (Tragelaphus eurycerus isaaci) in Kenya (2019-2023), on July 8, 2019.

KWSTI CELEBRATES 17TH GRADUATION CEREMONY

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Sunday, July 7, 2019 - 15:30

Kenya Wildlife Service Training Institute (KWSTI) celebrated her 17th graduation ceremony on July 5, 2019 at a colourful ceremony presided over by Tourism and Wildlife Cabinet Secretary, Hon. Najib Balala.

Over 200 students were awarded Certificates and Diplomas in various course including Aquaculture, Community Wildlife Management, Nature Interpretation and Tour Administration, Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences, Tourism and Hospitality and Environmental Management.

KWS STAFF TRAINED ON ISO 9001 QUALITY MANAGEMENT SYSTEM AWARENESS

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Thursday, June 27, 2019 - 12:45

The Kenya Wildlife Service is on a quest to get certified against the new ISO 9001:2015 standard by early 2020. KWS Productivity Improvement and Quality Assurance (PIQA) department - in conjunction with the Kenya Bureau of Standards (KEBS) - facilitated the training of staffs on QMS awareness on July 25, 2019. KEBS is the National Standards body in Kenya.

NAIROBI PARK HOSTS WILDLIFE PHOTOGRAPHER AS PART OF CANON DISCOVERY WEEK

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Monday, June 24, 2019 - 21:15

Award-winning wildlife photographer and Canon brand ambassador Jonathan Scott is calling for the use of photography in disseminating wildlife conservation messages to send a strong warning to perpetrators of illegal wildlife trade.

Addressing journalists at the Ivory Burning picnic site in Nairobi National Park, the English-born photographer said Kenya should not risk losing its grip on wildlife conservation and management to anti-conservationists.

CHINESE DELEGATION SEEKS BEST CONSERVATION PRACTICES FROM KWS

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Friday, June 21, 2019 - 15:45

Kenya Wildlife Service Director General Brigadier (Rtd) John Waweru hosted a delegation of nine Chinese officials from the Asian country’s Department of Natural Protected Area Management on, June 20, 2019.

The delegation, led by Deputy Director General ,Ms. Meng Duangqin, sought to learn the best wildlife management and conservation practices, employed by KWS in conjunction with both local and international NGOs.

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