Alfred Oseur Kipelian
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The demand for ivory poses an extreme and ongoing threat to elephants across Africa. Although Kenya outlawed the hunting of elephants helped by Alfred

Using innovative conservation strategies and collaborating closely with local communities, partner NGOs, national parks and government agencies, Mara Loita Community Rangers seeks to protect and sustain Kenya and Tanzania's wild lands and wildlife, including one of the greatest populations of elephants left in East Africa.
The first organization in East Africa that has coordinated anti-poaching teams operating on both sides of the Kenya-Tanzania border, MLCR recognizes that sustainable conservation can only be achieved through a community-based collaborative approach, which is at the heart of MLCR's philosophy : Conservation will supports the people and people support conservation.

Our vision
is to establish a successful holistic conservation model in Mara Elephats Project (MEP), Big Life Foundation in Tanzania and Amboseli-Tsavo that can be replicated across the African continent.
Company overview
Alfred Oseur Kipelian Founder of Mara Loita Rangers and one of the world’s foremost authorities on elephant conservation, Alfred Oseur Kipelian began his career in the scientific study of elephant behavior in Africa during the 2006s and is most noted for young pioneering the GPS tracking of elephants. In 2010, the Wildlife Service asked him to lead a comprehensive ivory trade study, which subsequently provided a foundation for ivory trade monitoring. Alfred was instrumental in the implementation of the world ivory trade ban.


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