Dr. Ali Kaka has been honored with the Knights Cross of the Order of Merit of Hungary award, which is the second highest honour in that country.
The long-time Conservationist received the prize for his outstanding contribution towards marine conservation and establishment of Rhino sanctuaries.
The prize further acknowledged Dr. Kaka’s work for the International Council for Game and Wildlife Conservation, which has its Headquarters in Hungary.
Speaking while receiving the award at the Hungary Embassy in Kenya, the Conservationist applauded the Hungarian government for recognizing his efforts, adding that the award signifies the strides Kenya has achieved in conserving both her environment and wildlife.
Dr. Kaka, who currently advises the Ministry on wildlife matters, said he will dedicate the award to conservationists who have died in the line of duty.