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East African Wild Life Society (Established 1956)
Conservation Agency
Web Site:

Director: Ali A. Kaka
Phone: 254 (2) 574145   Fax: 254 (2) 570335   E-Mail:
P.O. Box 20110, Nairobi, Nairobi 00200 KENYA
Department: Programmes
Institution: NGO
Affiliations: World Conservation Union (IUCN), Environmental Liaison Centre International (ELCI)

Mission: To conserve wildlife and all its habitats as a national and international resource. We promote conservation awareness, popular understanding, appreciation and knowledge of wildlife and the environment. We generate and disseminate information about wildlife and the environment. We develop and implement conservation programs and projects. We present the needs of wildlife, ecosystems and local communities to governments and international organizations.

Principal Research Programs: De Brazza's monkey conservation project,Tana Delta Environmental Awareness Campaign; Taita Hills Biodiversity Conservation Project with long-term goal of ensuring both conservation and wise use of the Taita Hills forest and their associated natural resources through community participation.

Training Opportunities: Requests are considered on a case by case basis.

Financial Aid: No.

Number of Staff: 45

Associated Field Sites: Deputy Director Programmes Mr. Hadley Becha P.O.Box 20110 Nairobi, 00200 Kenya

Supported Species: Cercocebus galeritus (Tana River mangabey), Piliocolobus badius (western red colobus)

Publications: "Swara" (quaterly); "African Journal of Ecology" (quarterly); "" (newsletter); These journals cover general conservation issues. They are not specialized on any one conservation issue.

Comments: The Society is a membership organisation. Membership is open to all, please visit our website for information on joining as a member.

Last Updated: 2002-08-02

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