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2020

Strengthening community participation in the conservation of Lake Elmenteita World Heritage Site (Kenya)

Kenya

Titre : Strengthening community participation in the conservation of Lake Elmenteita World Heritage Site (Kenya)

Pays : Kenya

Numéro projet : KEN/SGP/OP6/Y2/STAR/BD/2019/21

Domaine : Biodiversity

Durée : 7/2020 — 8/2021

Bénéficiaire : Greater Lake Elmenteita Conservation Area

Présentation
Lake Elmenteita National Wildlife Sanctuary is a UNESCO World Heritage Site listed jointly with Lakes Nakuru and Bogoria, namely The Kenya Lakes System in the Great Rift Valley World Heritage Site. Lake Elmenteita is located in the Great Rift Valley of Kenya at 00°46’S 036°23’E. It is also a Ramsar site and an Important Bird Area (IBA). The wildlife sanctuary is set aside to protect and sustainably conserve the water body, the unique birdlife and the associated habitats. Lake Elmenteita Wildlife Sanctuary covers an area of approximately 25.33 km2 with a catchment area of 63 km2. The Lake and the Riparian area are 2968.41Ha. The Lake is fed by two rivers namely Mereroni/Mbaruk and Kariandusi as well the hot springs in the southern end. The wildlife sanctuary borders Soysambu Conservancy on the western and former Ututu ranch to the southern shores respectively and parts of these properties forms an important buffer zone for the Lake and World Heritage Site.

Financement
Grant Amount (GEF) : US$ 29,999.00
Co-Finanshing in-Kind : US$ 14,857.00

GEF Small Grants Programme

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