Sustainable Community Systems for Mpala Wildlife Conservancy

June 8, 2011

Project: Building a Sustainable Community in Africa – Mpala Wildlife Conservancy

Client: The Mpala Research Centre and The Mpala Wildlife Foundation

Faculty Advisor: Don Scavia, Andy Hoffman, and Abigail Mechtenberg

Student Group Members:

Melissa Antokal, Erb ’12
Caitlin Ryan, MS Terrestrial Ecosystems
Pooja Seeba, MSE Civil Engineering/MS Sustainable Systems
Ajay Varadharajan, MSE Mechanical Engineering/MS Sustainable Systems

The goal of this group was to develop a self-sustainability plan sensitive to local culture, help prepare the organization for a range of climate challenges, and establish a plan that can be replicated in other parts of Kenya and Africa.

Download the Report (pdf)
Read the Abstract on Deep Blue (html)