Wildlife conservation in Amboseli, Kenya
Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations. United Nations Development Programme
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The Amboseli grazing lands near the Amboseli National Park (Kenya) are being converted from unfenced grazing lands to fenced croplands at an increasing rate. The Roles of Agriculture Project looked into the feasibility of developing a PES framework so that the local Maasai had additional opportunities for generating income other than renting their land out as cropland. It was found that the PES program could be funded with a minor increase in the entrance fee paid by tourists or a bed tax. The project has apparently been approved and is ongoing.