MAASAI STEPPE HEARLTAND, TANZANIA--The Government of Tanzania aims for all districts, including villages, to have their own land-use plans by 2010. However, as of 2009, only about a tenth of all villages have such plans in place.
How are local communities in Tanzania as well as in other countries with similar goals going to put such plans in place to protect one of their most valuable global assets -- wildlife and its habitat?
Expansion Marks the 10-Year Anniversary of the Heartland Program
Nairobi, Kenya -- Ten years after unveiling its Heartland Program, African Wildlife Foundation (AWF) has designated its first Heartland in West Africa, expanding to a region whose conservation landscapes have historically received less support than in other parts of Africa.
WASHINGTON, DC--A chronicle of increasing competition for resources between humankind and wildlife, Milking the Rhino is the first major documentary to explore wildlife conservation from the perspective of people who have lived alongside wildlife all their lives. Shot in some of the world's most magnificent locales, Milking the Rhino offers complex, intimate portraits of the people at the forefront of community-based conservation in Africa.
WASHINGTON, DC--African Wildlife Foundation (AWF) joins other members of the Congo Basin Forest Partnership (CBFP) and partners of the U.S. Agency for International Development's Central African Regional Program for the Environment (CARPE) in highlighting the U.S. release of the biennial report Forests of the Congo Basin: State of the Forest.
The Truth About Lions': AWF Researcher Bernard Kissui Comments on Lion Crisis
AWF's Bernard Kissui is among the researchers trying to stem the startling decline in Africa's lion populations.