Who owns Ol Pejeta?

Who owns Ol Pejeta?

Ol Pejeta Conservancy Ltd
Ol Pejeta Ranching Ltd. is 100% owned by Ol Pejeta Conservancy Ltd, which in turn is a ‘Not-for-profit’ as enshrined in its memorandum and articles of association. The company is governed by a voluntary board who draw no remuneration.

Where in Kenya is Ol Pejeta?

Laikipia County
The Ol Pejeta Conservancy is a 360 km2 (140 sq mi) not-for-profit wildlife conservancy in Central Kenya’s Laikipia County. Situated on the equator west of Nanyuki, between the foothills of the Aberdares and Mount Kenya.

Is Ol Pejeta private?

Ol Pejeta Conservancy – a 90,000-acre private wildlife conservancy – is situated on the equator in Kenya’s Laikipia District, between the foothills of the Aberdares and the magnificent snow-capped Mount Kenya.

How many acres is Ol Pejeta?

90,000 acres
Ol Pejeta covers 90,000 acres containing four different key habitats (plains, riverine, wetlands and mixed acacia bushland), hundreds of species and thousands of animals, and is surrounded by a population of more than 50,000 people.

How is Ol Pejeta funded?

Ol Pejeta covers the majority of its operating costs from its own commercial revenues. 80% of this comes from tourism with over 70,000 visitors per year, and 20% comes from agriculture, mainly from the 7,500 head of cattle integrated into the conservancy. Fundraising and donations are, however, a vital part of work.

How do you get to Ol Pejeta?

Book your Ol Pejeta adventure now! Visitors booking through their accommodation provider are advised to check if conservancy entry fees are included. Please send an email to [email protected] or call us on +254 (0) 707 187 141 to make a booking or for more information.

How many conservancies are there in Kenya?

160 conservancies
There are now 160 conservancies in Kenya with 110 operational, 42 emerging and 8 proposed. Of this 76 are on community land, 26 are formed by grouping together several pieces of private lands and 58 are on private land.

What are conservancies in Kenya?

Land and Natural Resources Management Conservancies serve to promote healthy ecosystems that support wildlife, livestock and human needs. They also improve the conditions of degraded areas and minimize invasive species; to ensure adequate supply of water for wildlife, people and livestock.

How many conservancies are there in Maasai Mara?

14 conservancies
Association Summary. The Maasai Mara Wildlife Conservancies Association (MMWCA) works with 14 conservancies, covering 142,000 ha across the Greater Maasai Mara Ecosystem where almost 25% of the countries wildlife is found.

What are private conservancies?

Conservancies are locations which receive protection because of their recognized natural, ecological or cultural values. Private Conservancies in Kenya work with landowners and community dwellers to sustainably manage and conserve wildlife and their habitat for the benefit of the people.

Where does the Maasai Mara wildlife conservancies organization get its funding from?

About the Maasai Mara Wildlife Conservancies Association MMWCA has a mandate from landowners and tourism parties to play an overarching coordination role for Greater Mara Ecosystem stakeholders.

What is the biggest private game reserve in South Africa?

Tswalu Kalahari Reserve
Tswalu Kalahari Reserve Covering 1,000 square kilometers in the less-visited Kalahari region, family-friendly Tswalu is the largest private game reserve in South Africa.

What kind of animals are in Ol Pejeta?

Ol Pejeta harbors over one thousand huge mammals. It is a sanctuary to Jackson’s hartebeest, Grevy’s zebra and is also attributed for its endangered species boma, as its home to this rhino species. In addition, the Conservancy has around three hundred elephants with.

What does Ol Pejeta Conservancy do for people?

Welcome to Ol Pejeta Conservancy. for wildlife and people. The Ol Pejeta Conservancy works to conserve wildlife, provide a sanctuary for great apes and to generate income through wildlife tourism and complementary enterprises for re-investment in conservation and communities.

How to make a booking for Ol Pejeta?

Please send an email to [email protected] or call us on +254 (0) 707 187 141 to make a booking or for more information.