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Table 7 Kenya pastoral parks and reserves revenue in US$ (billion); I US$ is equivalent to Kshs 100

From: The value of pastoralism in Kenya: Application of total economic value approach

Conservation area Annual value in US$ (billion)
2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 Total Average
Amboseli National Park 0.0540 0.0006 0.0006 0.0050 0.0030 0.0632 0.0126
Tsavo West National Park 0.0030 0.0020 0.0020 0.0010 0.0008 0.0088 0.0018
Tsavo East National Park 0.0080 0.0050 0.0040 0.0030 0.0020 0.0220 0.0044
Maasai Mara National Reserve 0.0050 0.0040 0.0040 0.0070 0.0060 0.0260 0.0052
Hallers Park 0.0001 0.0002 0.0002 0.0002 0.0070 0.0077 0.0015
Meru National Park 0.0003 0.0002 0.0002 0.0006 0.0005 0.0018 0.0004
Samburu 0.0005 0.0006 0.00002 0.0007 0.0003 0.0021 0.0004
Kisite Marine 0.0004 0.0004 0.0005 0.0002 0.0002 0.0017 0.0003
Watamu Marine 0.005 0.0003 0.0003 0.0003 0.003 0.0089 0.0018
Others* 0.0007 0.0006 0.0007 0.0006 0.0006 0.0032 0.0006
Total 0.0770 0.0139 0.01252 0.0186 0.0234 0.1454 0.0291
  1. *Others include Marsabit, Sibiloi, Chyulu, Ruma National Park, Mwea National Reserve and Kiunga
  2. Source: KNBS (2016)