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WCC 2020 Res 101 - Activity Report

General Information
IUCN Constituent: 
Wildlife Clubs of Kenya
IUCN Constituent type: 
IUCN Member
Period covered: 
Geographic scope: 
In implementing this Resolution your organization has worked/consulted with...
IUCN Commissions: 
IUCN Commission on Education and Communication 2021-2025 (CEC)
IUCN Secretariat: 
Other non-IUCN related organisations: 
Minara Nature Foundation
Indicate and briefly describe any actions that have been carried out to implement this Resolution: 
Scientific/technical activitiesMitigating Human-Elephant Conflict through ApicultureOn-going
Scientific/technical activitiesThis project involves the installation of 20 langstroth beehives on the Eastern side of Sekenani Girls High School that borders the Mara Siana Conservancy. The aim is to address the school-elephant conflict in an environmental friendly way where jumbos from the conservancy often find way into the school. The project is also instrumental in saving the diminishing population of African Honey Bees besides generating income to the school wildlife club. On-going
Please report on the result /achievement of the actions taken: 
A total of 10 langstroth hives have so far been installed in the school and students have been trained on apiculture. The project has given the Club members a source of livelihoods which is helping
to keep the girls in school and also financing Club activities such as ecology trips. There is a remarked increase in the number of bees and conflict between the elephants and the school has reduced
Identify and briefly describe what future actions are planned for the implementation of this Resolution: 
Future ActionDescription
Convene stakeholders/NetworkingThe communities around the school will be engaged and inspired to replicate the project in their villages to reduce incidences of elephant-human conflict