Monthly Archives: July 2009

Bush meat on sale in Nairobi

Bush meat on sale in Nairobi Written By:Christine Muchiri/kna, Posted: Wed, Jul 22, 2009 Nairobi residents could be eating bush meat obtained illegally from the neighbouring Kajiado district. Kajiado Central district game warden Mr. Timothy Kitonyi has confirmed that cases of poaching are on the rise in the district. At least least six people have […]

Finally I graduate in bushmeat DNA Barcoding

After two weeks of intensive training on DNA Barcoding of bushmeat at the San Diego Zoo’s Institute, we were finally awarded a certificate for successfully attending the workshop. This means that the five of us who were trained by Dr Sarah Burgess-Herbert becomes a pioneer group of African professionals to successfully undergo such training. Though […]

DNA barcoding of bushmeat, it can work for Kenya

I am currently undergoing training on DNA barcoding of bushmeat at the San Diego zoo’s Institute lab. The more I learn about this technique, the more I believe that we can make it work in Kenya. I hope to keep you updated on the progress we are making towards this end. In the meantime, I […]