The Ogiek Peoples’ Development Program (OPDP) was founded in 1999, and registered as a Non-Governmental Organization (NGO) in 2001 by the Kenyan government. It was formed by typical Ogiek elders, opinion leaders, farmers and professionals after long land historical injustices that deprived Ogiek community of its rights as Kenyan citizen.


The Ogiek peoples development program (OPDP) participated in the Global dialogue workshop on pollination and pollinators associated with food production courtesy of The Intergovernmental Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES) with support from Indigenous and Local Knowledge (ILK) task force, UNESCO.


Capacity Building workshop on CBD and Nagoya Protocol

The aim of the training was to strengthen the indigenous Peoples Participation in Biodiversity conservation and upholding traditional knowledge.

Seminar for Advancement of the Minority Rights

OPDP applauds the Chair of the Working Group on Indigenous Populations in Africa for the working group's laudable efforts to support states

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Indigenous Peoples conference on Land Policy Framework in Africa

Indigenous Peoples conference on Land Policy Framework in Africa hosted by OPDP in Nairobi on 13-14 August, 2014.

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