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Agriculture for Conservation

Conservation agriculture

A recent meeting with the Grow Africa team at the World Economic Forum brought home the urgent need to find sustainable pathways for feeding a growing global population while not mortgaging the earth. Africa is eyed for filling the gap, with low average yields per hectare, limited infrastructure, and (by some accounts) abundant 'unused' land. 

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Q&A with WILD to INPSIRE Filmmaker Dan Duran

Dan Duran WILD to INSPIRE winner

AWF"s Kathleen Garrigan sits down to ask filmmaker Dan Duran, winner of the WILD to INSPIRE film competition, a few questions ahead of his trip to Tanzania this December.

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Keeping an Eye on Our World Heritage

On Wednesday, the World Parks Congress (WPC) in Sydney wrapped up with a moving shout-out to a number of rangers from Africa who every day defend the continent’s natural heritage.

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A Decade to Reflect On…Decade to Plan For Conservation

IUCN World Parks Congress African Wildlife Foundation

World Parks Congresses come around once a decade. The last one was ten years ago in Durban South Africa. Now the protected areas community is convened in Sydney Australia. Madiba, the great Nelson Mandela, called for leadership and compassion from delegates in Durban, and launched an initiative to bring the energy and passion of youth to the table.

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