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is an Indigenous Peoples-led nonprofit founded to protect and promote the rights of indigenous peoples in Kenya with a particular focus on the Rift Valley Region. Among its activities relate to socio-economics and sustainable, culturally relevant development. The JAC aspires to provide a voice to champion for inclusion and equity towards a coordinated and systematic front.

focus areas

for the Indigenous Peoples

Indigenous Peoples Rights

In accordance with national and international mechanisms, JAC runs programs that protect and promote the collective rights of indigenous peoples. Looking into governance, self-determination as intertwined with Free, Prior and Informed Consent.

Climate Action & Biodiversity

JAC engages in the processes and frameworks on climate action and biodiversity, as an indigenous-led and representing organisation; on the auspices of Indigenous Peoples and Local Communities (Convention on Biological Diversity(IPLCs) as well the Local Communities and Indigenous Peoples Platform of the UNFCCC. 

Policy and Research

Jamii Asilia Centre, as a truly indigenous-led organization—and at the grassroots level, in its advocacy efforts engages in representation of the indigenous peoples in its mandated areas. Our approaches to change or preserve the specific government and international agency programs affecting our indigenous communities. 

Capacity development

We believe that an informed public is self-determined, focusing on the youth in intergenerational knowledge systems. 


we work with small-holder farmers within Indigenous communities to regenerate sustainably agricultural practices

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