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conservancy

(in Britain) a court or commission with jurisdiction over a river, port, area of countryside, etc.
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Contrary to the article's assertion, community conservancies in Kenya are community initiatives developed to enhance rather than destroy the lives of pastoralists.
Conservancies are managed by locally elected community leaders who develop and foresee implementation of the conservancy management plans.
Conservancies adopt an integrated land use management system that optimises land use for livestock, wildlife, human settlement and compatible land uses, not for conservation purposes only as argued in the article.
The representatives from the South, North Central, Central, North West and North East regions said the challenges experienced by conservancies greatly outweigh their achievements and the major challenge they all faced was a lack of funding.
The representatives presented their findings during a Communal Conservancies Chairperson Forum held earlier this week.
To clear the land, squatters have burned more than 60 percent of the woodland on the country's three largest wildlife conservancies.
Otjiwarongo Art Centre students, as well as game guards from the Easter Commercial Conservancies, and volunteers from Peace Corps, Earthwatch and CCF students and conservancy farm staff assisted with the counts.