Brackenhurst Conference and Retreat Centre, renowned for its idyllic setting and outstanding facilities, is proud to host the prestigious African Conference for Linear Infrastructure and Ecology (ACLIE). Taking place from the 18th to the 21st of September, this event provides a space for leaders from across Africa and the world, and varying disciplines and sectors to explore the intersection of linear infrastructure (which includes roads, rail, power lines, pipelines, waterways, and fencing) development and ecological conservation in Africa. Brackenhurst’s commitment to providing an inspiring and nurturing environment aligns perfectly with the goals of this conference, making it the ideal venue for this important gathering.
ACLIE aims to:
Brackenhurst Conference and Retreat Centre provides a serene and inclusive setting that encourages meaningful interactions and facilitates the exchange of knowledge and ideas. By hosting this event, Brackenhurst Conference and Retreat Centre will help to foster connections and drive innovative solutions to the complex challenges facing linear infrastructure development and ecological conservation in Africa.
‘In its current form, much of the infrastructure development has largely negative consequences for the ecosystems it transects, eroding landscape connectivity, accelerating biodiversity loss and undermining the ecosystem services on which long-term sustainable development relies.’ ACLIE
Situated in the captivating Limuru highlands, Brackenhurst Conference and Retreat Centre offers a natural setting that perfectly complements the theme of ACLIE. The lush greenery, diverse wildlife, and highland landscape, managed by CER-K, provide a backdrop to inspire creativity, reflection, and deep appreciation for Africa’s rich ecological heritage. Participants can explore the surrounding nature trails, engage in outdoor activities, and immerse themselves in the beauty of the environment, fostering a deep connection with the conference’s core themes.
Brackenhurst Conference and Retreat Centre implements environmentally friendly practices that resonate with the aims of ACLIE, including recycling, energy conservation, and water treatment. Participants can learn about these initiatives and engage in discussions focused on promoting sustainable practices within the context of linear infrastructure development. Brackenhurst’s comfortable and eco-friendly accommodations ensure that attendees can rest and rejuvenate while minimising their ecological footprint.
Our exceptional facilities, breathtaking surroundings, and commitment to excellent service will provide a nurturing environment where ACLIE participants can engage in meaningful discussions, forge valuable connections, and contribute to the advancement of linear infrastructure development and ecological conservation in Africa. ACLIE we look forward to hosting you!
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