Giants Club summit: Kenyan chef backs call to save Africa's elephants

As African leaders gathered in Kenya to find a way to save the continent's elephants, Kenyan celebrity chef Kiran Jethwa threw his weight behind the Giants Club and implored people to #jointheherd 

Saturday 30 April 2016 09:42
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More than 200 political leaders, conservationists and businesspeople from Africa and around the world have gathered in the foothills of Mount Kenya to find ways of protecting Africa’s elephants and battling the poachers who have left them facing extinction.

At the two-day summit African heads of state will join other politicians, the UN, wildlife groups, scientists, and businesses as they seek ways to finance and conduct the battle against the poachers, and conserve the elephant population.

The Giants Club was founded by the Presidents of Kenya, Gabon, Uganda and Botswana, and Evening Standard proprietor Evgeny Lebedev, the patron of Space for Giants and the Giants Club. It was created to unite African governments, businesses and conservationists to find a solution to the poaching crisis and assist in the implementation of the Elephant Protection Initiative.

To find out more about the Giants Club Summit go to: http://spaceforgiants.org/giantsclub/summit. To donate visit: http://spaceforgiants.org/giantsclub/donate

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