In the run-up to the Africa Protected Areas Congress taking place in July 2022, ILCN Steering Committee member and Regional Representative for Africa Kiragu Mwangi will be hosting a series of virtual conversations with Africa’s key experts and stakeholders who play a critical role in facilitating private and civic land conservation in Africa to achieve the twin goals of nature conservation and sustainable development.
In the first webinar, we will hear from experts who are working with national governments and stakeholders in Southern and Eastern Africa to realize the role of civic and private land organizations as well as Other Effective Area-Based Conservation Measures (OECMs) in meeting the 30 x 30 target.
The panel will include:
• Maxi Pia Louis, Director of Namibia Association of CBNRM Support Associations
• Dickson Kealo, Chief Executive Officer, Kenya Wildlife Conservancies Associations
• Kathleen Fitzgerald, Partner, Conservation Capital
Facilitator: Mike A. Kiragu Mwangi, ILCN Africa Regional Representative and Director Earth Positive Consulting Ltd.