Ol Pejeta Wins Africa’s Leading Conservation Company 2022

Ol Pejeta Conservancy managed to bag the award of Africa’s Leading Conservation Company in 2022 in the renowned World Travel Award (WTA).

Situated in Nanyuki, the conservation is home to elephants, zebras, baboons, and even leopards. Nanyuki is surprisingly quiet and relaxed.

On the horizon beyond the city towers Mount Kenya with its 5,199m-high Batian Peak. By the afternoon, it’s mostly shrouded in thick clouds.

Ol Pejeta Conservancy with its aim for sustainability has risen higher in attaining its goal toward

Availing an innovative, tangible, sustainable conservation for wildlife and people.

Through acquiring the honor of winning Africa’s Leading Conservation Company, this recognition does ascertain the action is taken and miles walked by the conservancy in safeguarding the animals and community around.

Getting acknowledged in the World Travel Awards Africa & Indian Ocean Gala Ceremony is of vast motivation and inspiration since, the award is globally recognized as the most prestigious honors program in travel and tourism, and our victory is the ultimate industry accolade.

This bolsters Ol Pejeta’s stand as the largest black rhino sanctuary in East Africa and home to two of the world’s last remaining northern white rhinos. It is the only place in Kenya to see chimpanzees, in a sanctuary established to rehabilitate animals rescued from the black market.

The Conservancy has been focused on works to conserve wildlife, provide a sanctuary for great apes, and generate income through wildlife tourism and complementary enterprise for reinvestment in conservation and communities.

 Implementing a sustainable development model that conserves biodiversity (particularly endangered species) and contributes to economic growth and the improvement of the livelihoods of rural communities.

During the reception of the award, Samuel Mutisya, Head of Conservation Ol Pejeta Conservancy, said that the conservancy is looking at conserving the most iconic species in the country.

“This is a wonderful and great honor for the people of Ol Pejeta and we are part of the wider Laikipia-Samburu ecosystem thus we are hopeful that the populations will so much recover within the ecosystem,” said Mr. Mutisya.

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