12 August 2021, Arjiju, Laikipia County, Kenya - Maasai women belonging to the Namaiyana Cultural Group perform traditional Maasai dances in the Mukogodo Forest. As an income generating activity, the forest user group has opened up a shop and a scenic area for tourists. It gives a panoramic view of the forest and show visitors the traditional way of living and cultural aspects of the Maasai community in Mukogodo. Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations with the Government of Kenya has secured financial resources under the Global Environment Facility to implement the restoration of arid and semi-arid lands of Kenya through a bio-enterprise development project. The project being implemented in the wider Mukugodo forest landscape in Isiolo and Laikipia Counties, which have high biodiversity, wildlife and touristic interest intends to restore deforested and degraded lands through the 'Forest Landscape Restoration' approach and enhance the socioeconomic development of local communities through the development of bio-enterprises of Non-Timber Forest Products and Services.