An elephant walks down a road.

2022 is the year of African protected areas


The inaugural IUCN Africa Protected Areas Congress in March, a first-of-its-kind continental gathering on protected areas, will set the stage for sustainable development.

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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.


Young people in Zimbabwe’s Mbire District aspire to do more than just survive. Like their peers across the world, they want to thrive and prosper, and lead meaningful and modern lives. Unfortunately, opportunities do not always present themselves.

Desire Chisunga, a 31-year-old from Masok…

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.