Research and Data Sharing
- There need to be thorough protocols in place for data sharing;
- There need to be regular monitoring and annual reports produced on wildlife censuses, status and trends;
- Protocols need to be shared and peer reviewed to reflect high standards;
- Protocols need to harmonized and standardized so as to be adopted as good practice guiding principles;
- Increase data accessibility for enhanced collaboration and harmonization of data.
Advocacy and Lobbying
- Need to engage in a national conservation agenda;
- Need to influence national social and economic agenda within the conservation context;
- Harness the collective expertise and other resources available within the NGO sector.
Community and Livelihoods
- Ensure the communities have the capacity to manage wildlife;
- Buy out of land and easement arrangements;
- Community conservancies- support to ensure community conservancies are viable and sustainable.
- Education and awareness;
- Land use: Compatible land use- land use should give benefit to both wildlife and people;
- Benefit sharing: Look at policy issues;
- Governance: Capacity build communities and mobilize resources- should work together.
- Look at crime from three perspectives:
- Crime itself;
- Crime prevention, which could be categorized into: Stopping the killing; Trafficking; and Reduction of demand;
Conservation and Development
- Secure land for wildlife;
- Physical planning map that is wildlife focused- should be legally recognized at all levels and should be a current wildlife distribution map that can be revised;
- Strengthening NGO involvement with government agencies e.g. KWS, KFS, and institutionalizing this involvement;
- Conservation community needs to have a larger say in infrastructural development going on in Kenya;
- Have an annual conservation conference: requires a task force set up to set this up;
- Development and conservation must be harmonized; need to find a balance to ensure compatibility.