Books and Papers

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Other Articles, Publications

Global Youth Biodiversity Network AfricaAfrican Youth Summit on Biodiversity Statement

Sustainable Management and Use of Wild Species and Agricultural and Husbandry Ecosystems. Towards human well-being and an ecosystem service-based economy

Africa CSOs Biodiversity AllianceACBA Webinar Report

The African grassroots perspective on the economics of biodiversity

African CSOs Biodiversity Alliance & African Development BankACBA Nature-Based Economy Webinar Report

How CBNRM can Deliver Inclusive, Fair and Equitable Conservation for People and Nature. African and Chinese Perspectives from Land and Marine Conservation

Africa CSOs Biodiversity Alliance & China’s Civil Society Alliance for Biodiversity ConservationACBA Webinar Report

The African Civil Society Biodiversity Alliance (ACBA), a grouping of 80 CSOs across Africa expresses its strong support for the African Group of Negotiators, as outlined in the statement by the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) during the session of 11th June 2021.African Civil Society Biodiversity AllianceAfrican Civil Society Biodiversity Alliance Letter to CBD Chairs on Recommendations

L’Alliance des OSC africaines pour la biodiversité (ACBA) Rapport de Dialogue - Novembre 24, 2020

ACBAObjectifs de Protection Spatiale - Dialogue 30 X 30 - Dans le Cadre Mondial de la Biodiversité Post-2020

African CSO Biodiversity Alliance (ACBA) Dialogue Report — November 24, 2020

ACBASpatial Protection Targets – 30 X 30 Dialogue - in the Post-2020 Global Biodiversity Framework

L'impact de la COVID-19 sur Les Opérations et Les Programmes Relatifs aux Aires Protégées en Afrique

APAC, IUCN, AWFThe Second Africa Protected Areas Directors’ Conference Report (FRE)

Impacts of COVID-19 on Africa's Protected Areas Operations and Programmes

APAC, IUCN, AWFThe Second Africa Protected Areas Directors’ Conference Report (ENG)

AWF and other global conservation organizations call for EU global leadership on biodiversity finance.

African Wildlife Foundation, African Parks, Birdlife International, Conservation International, Global Wildlife Conservation, IFAW, WCS EU, Wetlands International Europe, The Nature ConservancyLetter to European Commission Executive Vice-President Frans Timmermans

Why BIODIVERSITY must be prioritised within the Neighbourhood, Development and International Cooperation Instrument (NDICI) in the new EU Budget.

African Wildlife Foundation, African Parks, Birdlife International, Conservation International, Global Wildlife Conservation, IFAW, WCS EU, Wetlands International Europe, The Nature ConservancyJoint Statement to European Commission

Acta Oecologica 97 (42-48). 2019.

M.A. Epanda, A.J.M. Fotsing, T. Bacha, D. Frynta, L. Lens, I.R. Tchouamo, J. Dupain Linking local people's perception of wildlife and conservation to livelihood and poaching alleviation: A case study of the Dja Biosphere Reserve, Cameroon

Recommendations on Proposals to amend Appendices at the 18th meeting of the Conference of Parties to the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora. August 17-18, 2019, Geneva, Switzerland.

African Wildlife FoundationAWF Statement Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) CoP18

Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 2018.

P. Lindsey, J. Miller, L. Petracca, L. Coad, A. Dickman, K. Fitzgerald, M. Flyman, P. Funston, P. Henschel, S. Kasiki, K. Knights, A. Loveridge, D. Macdonald, R. Mandisodza-Chikerema, S. Nazerali, A. Plumptre, R. Stevens, H. Van Zyl, L. HunterMore than $1 billion needed annually to secure Africa's protected areas with lions

Enhancing Livelihoods through PFM in Northern Tanzania Project (European Union). 2017.

African Wildlife FoundationComparative Analysis of Participatory Forest Management and Wildlife Management Areas in Tanzania
D. Williams, J.H. Thorne, D. Sumba, P. Muruthi, N. Gregory-MichelmanEvaluating outcomes of community-based conservation on Kenyan group ranches with remote sensing
E. Tambara, S. Chiles, K. Fitzgerald, A. Pole, B. Jones, J. King, T. Lalampaa, I. Craig, M. Harrison, M. Gerrard, Z. Tefera, S. Collins, L. Goredema, L. Doughty, I. Imoke, S.K.K. Kaunda, M. Saunders, H. Sosovele, A.R. Kajuni, S. Mwandha & J. MakomboAfrican Conservancies Volume: Towards Best Practices

Journal of Arid Environments 135 (2016) 64-74

Moses Makonjio Okello, Lekishon Kenana, Hanori Maliti, John Warui Kiringe, Erastus Kanga, Fiesta Warinwa, Samwel Bakari, Stephen Ndambuki, Edeus Massawe, Noah Sitati, David Kimutai, Machoke Mwita, Nathan Gichohi, Daniel MutetiPopulation density of elephants and other key large herbivores in the Amboseli ecosystem of Kenya in relation to droughts

Wildlife Judicial and Prosecutorial Assistance Training Series (Tanzania).

Strengthening Legal Mechanisms to Combat Wildlife Crime

A White Paper prepared by the African Wildlife Foundation, the International Gorilla Conservation Programme and EcoAdapt and funded by the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation, 2010.

The Implications of Global Climate Change for Mountain Gorilla Conservation.

Published in South African Journal of Wildlife Research, 38(1): 52–58, April 2008.

Kioko, Muruthi, Omondi and Chiyo The Performance of Electric Fences as Elephant Barriers in Amboseli, Kenya.

Published in Pachyderm, No. 40, January-June 2006.

Kioko, Okello, MuruthiElephant Numbers and Distribution in the Tsavo-Amboseli Ecosystem, South-Western Kenya

Published in the International Journal of Primatology, Vol. 24, No. 2, April 2003.

Hahn, Proulx, Muruthi, Alberts and Altmann Gastrointestinal Parasites in Free-ranging Kenyan Baboons (Papio cynocephalus and P. anubis).

Wildlife Enterprise for Local Development (WELD) Project. 2001.

Sikoyo, G. and Muramira, T.The Impact of Wildlife-Based Enterprises on Local Livelihoods and Conservation in Uganda.

Wildlife Enterprise for Local Development (WELD) Project. 2001.

Sikoyo, Hanlon, and Mwinyiechi. The Impact of Wildlife-Based Enterprises on Local Livelihoods and Conservation in Tanzania.

Wildlife Enterprise for Local Development (WELD) Project. 2001.

Sikoyo, Ashley and Elliot. The Impact of Wildlife-Based Enterprises on Local Livelihoods and Conservation in Kenya

AWF Discussion Papers, 1996.

Emerton, L. Valuing the Environment: Case Studies from Kenya.

Africa-China Dialogues

AWF Conservation in Practice Papers

AWF Conservation in Practice Papers. 2014

Gichohi, N., Warinwa, F., Lenaiyasa P., Maina, M., Bornham, R., Sambu, D. Muruthi, P., Sitati, N.W.Long-Term Monitoring of Livestock Depredation in Amboseli Ecosystem, Kenya

AWF Conservation in Practice Papers. 2014

Okello, M., Kiringe, J., Warinwa F.Human-Carnivore Conflicts in Private Conservancy Lands of Elerai and Oltiyiani in Amboseli Area, Kenya

AWF Conservation in Practice Papers. 2013

Dupain, J., Fowler, A., Kasalevo;P., Sakamaki, T., Lingomo,B., Way, T., Williams, D., Furuichi, T., Facheux, C. The Process of Creation of a New Protected Area in the Democratic Republic of Congo: The Case of the Iyondji Community Bonobo Reserve

AWF Conservation in Practice Papers. 2013

Williams, Muruthi, Sumba, Gregory-MichelmanDoes community-based conservation curtail threats?

AWF Conservation in Practice Papers. 2010

Dupain, J., Degrande, A., De Marcken, P., Elliott, J., & Nackoney, J. Landscape-Scale Conservation in the Congo Basin : Lessons Learned from the Central Africa Regional Program for the Environment (CARPE)

AWF Conservation in Practice Papers. 2010

Sidle, J., Dupain, J., Beck, J., Nackoney, J., de Wasseige, C., Mendomo Biang, J-D, Leprohon,R., Malele, S. (201).The Forests of the Congo Basin - State of the Forest 2010

AWF Conservation in Practice Papers, 2005

Mwima and MandimaAWF's Experiences in the Management of Fisheries in two Southern African Landscapes

AWF Working Papers

AWF Working Papers, 2007

Sumba, Warinwa, Lenaiyasa and Muruthi.The Koija Starbeds Ecolodge: A Case Study of a Conservation Enterprise in Kenya

AWF Working Papers, 2005.

Kiyiapi, Ntiati, Mwongela, Hatfield, Williams.A Community Business: Elerai Ranch and Conservation Area, Kenya.

AWF Working Papers, 2005.

Sumba, Bergin, Jones.Land Conservation Trusts: A Case Study of Manyara Ranch, Tanzania.

AWF Working Papers, 2005.

African Wildlife Foundation.Community Owned and Run: Case Study of Santawani Lodge, Ngamiland, Botswana.

Ecological/Technical Handbook Series

Series de Manuels Techniques par AWF, No. 7. 1996.

Kangwana, K. L'Etude des Elephants

African Wildlife Ecology Handbook Series, No. 7. 1996

Kangwana, K. Studying Elephants

African Wildlife Ecology Handbook Series, No. 6. 1992.

Pomeroy, DCounting Birds

Sinclair, A.R.E and Grimsdell, J.J.R

Sinclair, A.R.E and Grimsdell, J.J.RPopulation Dynamics of Large Mammals

African Wildlife Ecology Handbook Series, No. 4. 1978.

Grimsdell, J.J.R. Ecological Monitoring

African Wildlife Ecology Handbook Series, No. 3. 1979.

Bertram, B.Studying Predators

African Wildlife Ecology Handbook Series, No. 2. 1979.

Western and Grimsdell Measuring the Distribution of Animals in Relation to the Environment.

African Wildlife Ecology Handbook Series, No. 1. 1978.

Northon-Griffiths Counting Animals

Community Conservation Series

AWF Discussion Papers, CC-DP-9.

Vohres, FMaking Community Conservation Economically Attractive

AWF Discussion Papers, CC-DP-8.

Lembuya, Makilya, Ntiati. Linking Enterprise To Conservation: Examples from Kenya

AWF Discussion Papers, CC-DP-7.

Snelson, D Community Conservation Training Initiatives in East Africa

AWF Discussion Papers, CC-DP-3

Barrow, E. Who Gains? Who Loses? Biodiversity in Savanna Systems

AWF CC Discussion Papers, CC-DP-2.

Barrow, Bergin, Infield, LembuyaThe Peoples' Voice: Partnership and Community Conservation

Planning and Assessment for Wildlife Management (PAWM) Program Papers

Department of Wildlife, 1995.

Policy for the Management of Tourist Hunting.

Applied Conservation Economics Series

AWF Discussion Papers, ACE-DP-4. 1997.

Emerton, L. The Economics of Tourism and Wildlife Conservation in Africa

AWF Discussion Papers, ACE-DP-3. 1997.

Emerton, L.The National Economy and Environmental Degradation in Kenya

Conservation, Economics and Commerce Series

AWF Discussion Papers, CEC-DP-3. 1998.

Elliott and MwangiDeveloping Wildlife Tourism in Laikipia, Kenya - Who Benefits?

AWF Discussion Papers, CEC-DP-4. 1998.

Elliott and Mwangi The Opportunity Cost of the Hunting Ban to Landowners in Laikipia, Kenya

AWF Discussion Papers, CEC-DP-2. 1997.

Elliott and Mwangi.Increasing Landowner Earnings From Wildlife Cropping in Laikipia, Kenya.

AWF Discussion Papers, CEC-DP-1. 1997.

Elliott and Mwangi Making Wildlife "Pay" in Laikipia, Kenya