Recognising Sacred Natural Sites and Territories in Kenya: An analysis of how the Kenyan Constitution, national and international laws can support the recognition of sacred natural sites and their community governance systems
Adam Hussein Adam
Institute for Culture and Ecology (Kenya), African Biodiversity Network and Gaia Foundation, November 2012

This report contains an introduction on sacred natural sites and their custodian communities at the international level and in Kenya; provides an overview and analysis of the Kenyan legal and policy framework of relevance; and examines existing and emerging regional and international law and customary laws and practices in African and other countries. It concludes by making a number of recommendations for communities, civil society and government to strengthen the recognition of, and support for, local custodians of sacred natural sites and their customary governance systems. Download the report [pdf] … Read the Gaia Foundation press release …