Peter Kitelo and Others v County Government of Bungoma and Another ELC Bungoma Civil Case No. 10 of 2020 (formerly ELC 109 of 2008)

The Mt. Elgon Ogiek community filed this case in the Environment and Land Court in 2008 to challenge the then Mt. Elgon County Council’s decision to convert part of their ancestral lands, that is the North Kavirondo Native Land (ii) (Chepkitale Trust Land), into Chepkitale National Reserve through Legal Notice No. 88 of 2000. The …

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Job alert: Expression Of Interest To Carry Out Baseline Survey

CIPDP intends to carry out a baseline survey to establish the level of participation of communities in biodiversity conservation disaggregated to men, women, youth, children and any other user groups and identifying any existing relevant governance structures, in Chepkitale and areas adjacent to Mt. Elgon Forests Reserves and Mt. Elgon National Park, in both Trans …

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FIGHTING FOR ALL OUR TOMORROWS: A VIEW FROM KENYA

Fighting for all our tomorrows: a view from Kenya   The Elgon Ogiek are struggling to stop being evicted from their ancestral community lands by government and international ‘conservation’ agencies. These agencies are intent on securing carbon finance and profit through claiming to protect (while exploiting) Ogiek forestlands, rather than supporting the Ogiek to sustain …

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