Eco- Warrior Awards is a Kenyan Tourism Award that recognizes and celebrates outstanding contribution towards ecotourism practice in Kenya. This award is given by Eco-Tourism Society of Kenya and Kenya tourism board.
The Eco- Tourism awards are held annually. In the year 2016 the award ceremony was held in Oct 14th at Radisson Blu hotel https://www.radissonblu.com.
Jim Justus Nyamu was honored for his outstanding conservation effort towards elephant and biodiversity conservation as part of the efforts towards sustainable tourism in Kenya. “On the basis of your undeniable contribution in saving elephants, by signifying your unselfishness, sacrifice for the African Elephants and your courage in walking over 8,500km uniting the world we have the pleasure recognizing your cause by announcing you as 2016 Eco-warrior says the Eco-tourism Society Chairman : Jim Justus Nyamu is known as Elephant man who have dedicated his life walking and talking very simple message ” Ivory belongs to elephants” sin. ce 2013. Nyamu is a Research Scientist and elephant specialist with over 17 years of experiences and recognized by the CS Environment Natural Resources and Regional Authorities Prof Judi as a Honorary Warden of Kenya Wildlife Service, Jim has just completed 3200km walk across Kenya- Tanzania and Uganda in 126days in accompany of 4 KWS wardens his technical team http://www.ecotourismkenya.org/page.php?id=88
Jim Justus Nyamu joins the list of reputed people who have been feted with the same awards including NTV Wild Educative TV Program hosted by Smriti Vidyarthi, Fly Safarilink the airline of the year , Kenya Wildlife Service training institute the eco training of the year among other organist ions and individuals.
“ I am humbled by your consideration to honor my work , I therefore accept the award with humility looking forward to represent the philosophy and the spirit of this award in making tourism more sustainable say Jim Justus Nyamu “