Improving Connectivity between Amboseli and Maasai Mara ecosystems

Peter Lindsey
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Grantee Soralo
Type Promoting coexistence
Location Southern rangelands of Kenya
Grant Amount $150,000
Duration 2 years

This project is focussed on securing and improving connectivity for lions in the rangelands that occur between the Maasai Mara and the Amboseli ecosystems. Working with five sub-divided group ranches, SORALO aims to help them to secure safe spaces and pathways of tolerance for lions by (i) protecting lion habitat and prey populations, (ii) monitoring lion movement, (iii) responding to and preventing human-lion conflict, (iv) initiating dialogue that will lead to the development of conservation and land use plans that will facilitate coexistence.