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Presented By: Mathew Chana

Event: 2nd ECHO East Africa Pastoralist Symposium (2016-03-03)

Session: Thisl talk will be about the history of Holistic Management in Laikipia since its start in 2010. It will describe the approach used, the tools, the preliminary results and the challenges that remain. The session shares the experience from Northern Kenya Conservancies and speaks of opportunities, lessons learned from the practice of Holistic Management in Laikipia and other Conservancies.

Biographical information: Mathew Chana, LWF Rangelands Specialist, is an Anthony King Conservation Leadership Trust Award winner and has been working on rangeland rehabilitation practices using HM in Laikipia for 6 years. He is a Rendille elder, pastoralist and community leader from Arsim, Northern Kenya, who has dedicated his life to improving the lives of others using livestock as a land treatment tool. Matthew is fluent in Maa, Rendille, Kiswahili and English.