Protecting Africa's Most Threatened Species

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Earth Day 2021: "Restore
Our Earth"

Celebrating approaches that take into account natural processes, emerging technology, and innovative thinking to help restore Africa's ecosystems and build long-term resilience.


We’re working to ensure wildlife and wild lands thrive in modern Africa.

Our multi-faceted approach ensures conservation strategies work for wildlife and people.

Our Work Never Stops

Learn how we’re protecting Africa’s species each and every day so we never have to live in a world without elephants, rhinos, and other precious wildlife.


KIGALI, RWANDA (APRIL 20, 2021) — The Government of Rwanda will in March 2022 host the inaugural IUCN Africa Protected Areas Congress (APAC) to discuss the conservation of the continent’s protected areas. This comes after the rela…