IJSRP, Volume 8, Issue 12, December 2018 Edition [ISSN 2250-3153]
Godhard Muiruri Kariuki
Human-wildlife conflicts (HWC) have become more frequent and severe over recent decade as a result of human population growth, expansion of agricultural and industrial activities which together have led to increased human encroachment on uninhabited and areas meant for wild animals. This study focused on the typology of human-wildlife conflicts in Kieni West Sub-County,Kenya. This study used a descriptive survey design. The target population of the study was 2340 households drawn from three villages namely: Amboni, Bendeni and Njeng’u. Data was collected using questionnaires, interview schedules for key informants, participant observations and focus group discussions.