In February 2018 Alia Moller joined our team. She has been putting together excellent monthly reports for our funders and stakeholders. In April we have decided to put each monthly report on our website for the public, as well as our supporters, to see the work Friends of Arabuko-Sokoke Forest are doing to protect this amazing forest.
Below please find an advertisement for a community liaison officer to oversee the Friends of Arabuko-Sokoke community scout team in the Arabuko-Sokoke forest.
Community Liaison Officer – Friends of Arabuko-Sokoke Forest
KFS/KWS offices Gede entrance to Arabuko-Sokoke Forest, Watamu
Contract: six months
Deadline for applications:
10 August 2019
Community liaison officer
To oversee the Friends of Arabuko-Sokoke Forest community scout teams, working alongside Kenya Forest Service and Kenya Wildlife Service.
Liaise with the authorities and communities around Arabuko-Sokoke Forest.
Be an ambassador for Friends of Arabuko-Sokoke with all stakeholders.
Send your application and CV by 10 August 2019 by email to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Please give names of two referees for be contacted.
In June 40 pairs of socks were donated by ForRangers for the FoASF scouts.
Thank you to the ForRangers team, a dedicated group of individuals raising money for the welfare of rangers who risk their lives daily to protect Africa’s endangered species.
A special thanks to Pete Newland and Sam Taylor.
Malindi Watamu Biosphere Reserve has been renamed to Malindi Watamu Arabuko Sokoke Biosphere Reserve. This was officially announced at the 31st session of the Man and Biosphere International Coordinating Council (MAB-ICC) that took place from 17 to 21 June in Paris, France. Biosphere reserves are areas of terrestrial and coastal/marine ecosystems which are internationally recognised within the framework of UNESCO’s Programme on Man and the Biosphere (MAB) under the Statutory Framework of the World Network of Biosphere Reserves.
There are six other biosphere reserves in Kenya. These are;
Mount Kenya, 1978
Mount Kulal, 1978
Amboseli, including Namanga Forest, 1991Mount Elgon, 2003