Knowledge Exchange

March 27-28, 2017, Maasai Mara

Invited by the Danish Embassy for the Green Growth Learning Forum Program

Presentation of the MMSDI and our research findings by

  • Program Director MMSDI, Pernille Kallehave, Aarhus University
  • Dr. Alice Odingo, University of Nairobi
  • Professor Aggrey Thuo, Maasai Mara University
  • Teacher/PhD student Jedidah Nankaya, Maasai Mara University/ University of Nairobi
  • Noah Citati, CEO, Maasai Mara Wildlife Conservancies Association
  • Landowner David Noosaron, Board member of MMSDI



·      Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Denmark

·      DANIDA

·      Investment Fund for Developing Countries

·      Trade Mark East Africa

·      BAF (Business Advocacy Fund)

·      Micro Entreprises Support Programme Trust

·      Ministry of Environment & Natural Resources, Kenya (represented by the Principal Secretary and the Environment Secretary),

·      The Kenya Climate Innovation Center (KCIC) 

·      Northern Rangeland Trust

·      Kenya Association of Manufacturers

·      National Environment Management Authority (NEMA)

·      Water Sector Trust Fund

·      Danish Environmental Protection Agency,

·      Aarhus University and the Karen Blixen Camp team.


The participants represented organizations that receive substantial funding from the Danish Government.


19 February 2018: Stakeholder meeting in the Maasai Mara.

MMSDI invited Kenyan researchers and other Maasai Mara stakeholders for a knowledge sharing seminar at Karen Blixen Camp in Mara North Conservancy.


Participating organisations:

·      Aarhus University

·      Maasai Mara Science and Development Initiative (MMSDI)

·      Maasai Mara Wildlife Conservancies Association (MMWCA)

·      Mara North Conservancy

·      Olare-Motorogi Conservancy

·      Mara Elephant Project

·      Mara Predator Conservation Program

·      Mararianta community

·      Landowners Committee

·      The Maa Trust