Africa’s forests are diverse, host exceptional biodiversity, and are particularly important for communities, providing essential safety nets in times of hardships. Timber and non-timber forest products are an integral part of rural life and provide a substantial role in household economies across the continent.
Forests have direct and indirect value and benefits for people, society and wildlife:
African Wildlife Foundation (AWF) joins former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, Clinton Foundation Vice Chair Chelsea Clinton, several African heads of state and a number of conservation groups to once again draw attention to Africa’s elephant crisis.
Today, at the annual meeting of the Clinton Global Initiative, the African Wildlife Foundation and MASS Design Group announce the opening of the Ilima Primary School in Equateur Province, Democratic Republic of Congo.
Topi, an innovative mobile solution that optimizes networking at conferences, meetings, and other special events, has announced its support to advance the conservation mission of the African Wildlife Foundation (AWF), an international conservation organization headquartered in Kenya.
Hong Kong lawmaker Dr. Hon Elizabeth Quat JP has come to Kenya to help build bridges between China and Africa as part of her campaign to stop the buying of ivory and end the killing of elephants. The trip was organized in partnership with WildAid, Save the Elephants, the African Wildlife Foundation, the Northern Rangelands Trust and Stop Ivory.