The PCC-K was established following an ICCF collaborative summit of African parliamentarians and U.S. Congressmen in August 2012 in Nairobi. ICCF Kenya supported the work of the caucus leaders in passing tougher penalties for poaching and illegal trafficking of wildlife through the Kenya Wildlife Conservation & Management Bill, 2013. The law gives greater incentives for ownership and management to the local communities who live directly with the wildlife, including critical compensation for human-wildlife conflicts.
In March 2014, ICCF and ICCF Kenya facilitated a solutions-oriented workshop on national water policy and its importance to economic development. And in November 2015, ICCF Kenya launched its Conservation Council, a non-partisan forum for policymakers to collaborate with one another and with leaders from Government, businesses, NGOs, and development institutions.
ICCF Kenya educates caucus members on issues of international conservation; unites the public and private sectors to work together on conservation initiatives; identifies highest-priority concerns related to natural resource challenges as well as potential solutions; and recommends innovative, market-driven policy solutions for the 21st century.