The Director General of Kenya Wildlife Service, Dr. Erustus Kanga, together with Senior Management Officers of the Service, hosted Ms. Nancy Gelman and Mr. Keith Swindle from the US Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) , as well as Ms. Jo Shaw, CEO of Save the Rhino International UK, at the KWS Law Enforcement Academy in Manyani.
The teams were brought up to speed with the significant milestones the Academy has achieved in its quest to produce top notch wildlife protection Rangers for Kenya.
The teams agreed to partner and collaborate in developing and improving the training environment at the Academy by incorporating cutting-edge technology in their training in line with current technological developments.
The teams further agreed on collaborations through sharing of knowledge, resources, trainings and best practices, this collaboration will revolutionize the Academy’s training strategies and place it as a centre of excellence for wildlife conservation
Over the years KWS LEA has become a sought paramilitary training facility attracting trainees from countries like Somalia and South Sudan and training many Conservancy rangers in Kenya.