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KWS

Kenya Wildlife Service, Wetlands Programme

 
Organisation References
 Name KWS
 Full Name Kenya Wildlife Service, Wetlands Programme
 Country Kenya
 Type of organisation Ministry or Agency
 Address Kenya Wildlife Service, P.O. Box 40241, Nairobi - Kenya
 Web Site http://www.kws.org
 Organisation Description KWS is a government agency mandated to sustainably conserve and manage biodiversity in Kenya. The activities of the organization include :
  • Management of Nationals Parks & Reserves
  • Formulate policies regarding the conservation, management and utilization of biodiversity
  • Advise the Government on establishment of National Parks, Reserves and other protected wildlife sanctuaries
  • Provide wildlife conservation education and extension services
  • Sustain wildlife to meet conservation and management goals
  • Conduct and coordinate research activities in the field of wildlife conservation & management
  • Administer and co-ordinate international protocols, conventions and treaties regarding biodiversity including implementation of Ramsar activities
  • Render services to the farming and ranching communities in Kenya necessary for the protection of agriculture and animal husbandry against destruction by wildlife
  • Implementing agency of Ramsar, CMS, AEWA and CITES conventions.
  •  Number of Projects 1
     Projects GlobWetland : Development and demonstration of a standar...


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