Welcome to Save Lamu

 

The mission of Save Lamu is to engage communities and stakeholders to ensure participatory decision-making so as to achieve sustainable and responsible development and preserve the environmental, social and cultural integrity of the Lamu community

Boy on fishing boat (From Bajun Majnoon Media)

Objectives:

The objectives of Save Lamu are to undertake the following in Lamu County:

  • Raise awareness on the environmental, social, and political challenges facing the peoples and environs of Lamu
  • Document and raise awareness on community knowledge, practices and rights over communally managed lands
  • Foster sustainable and responsible development and use of natural resources
  • Preserve the cultural and social identity of the marginalized indigenous communities in Lamu
  • Advocate and lobby for the recognition of the communities natural resource rights
  • Build capacity for the local community in natural resource rights advocacy
  • Enhance partnerships between local, multinational, and national groups to carry out any of the above objectives

 

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