The Kenya Pastoralists Week 2018
The Kenya Pastoralists’ Week (KPW) is a multi-stakeholder partnership project held annually since 2003. This event brings together different stakeholders drawn from individual pastoralists, pastoralists’ associations, government, private sector, academia and mainstream civil society. Each year about 1000 people grace the event.
KPW 2018 will not only be the most successful but the biggest. Some 500 pastoralists are expected to attend the national conference and another 1000 are expected at the exhibitions daily for three days translating to about 4500 attendees during the event. For the first time, all the 15 pastoralist counties will be attending on invitation of the Host, His Excellency Joseph ole Lenku, the Governor, Kajiado County.
KPW 2018 will be held at the Masai Technical Training Institute (MTTI), Kajiado County from 10th April to 12th April 2018 under the theme: Supporting climate smart pastoralism.
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CEMIRIDE has a definite edge as it is the only civil society organisation (CSO) specifically focused on MIPs at the national level in Kenya.
To this end, CEMIRIDE has over the last seventeen years focused on advocacy for the recognition of minorities and indigenous peoples (MIPs) in political, legal and social processes. This has been achieved mainly through advocacy work. In its next strategic phase CEMIRIDE is focusing on economic empowerment of these communities for sustainable livelihoods. This will be achieved through advocacy, research, knowledge sharing, capacity development, strategic partnerships and networking.