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Posts by Grace Wairima

Volcanoes National Park: a success story for Rwanda's communities and conservation

Close up photo of Rwandan woman and child smiling

To most Rwandans, the Volcanoes National Park is evidence of beauty and source of tourism revenues to the national treasury. To the residents of the Kinigi sector, Musanze District—right at the edge of the national park —this park is “everything.”

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Communities embrace a unique way of assessing river water quality

Group of community members assessing river quality in Kiolmbero, Tanzania

Down the slopes of the Udzungwa Mountains, Alvinus Linus Ngwale and his colleagues are enthusiastically wading through a river. Each wearing gumboots, they look focused as they fish out small aquatic invertebrates from Mchombe River in Kilombero District.

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African tourism is conservation's best friend

Photo of Tawi Lodge safari vehicle in Amboseli Kenya

Africans traveling around the continent is the next big thing. African tourism is also projected to grow by 55 percent over the next ten years.

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AWF and the Alliance for a Green Revolution in Africa partner for conservation and agriculture

AGRA President and AWF President Kaddu Sebunya shaking hands after signing MoU

African Wildlife Foundation (AWF) and the Alliance for a Green Revolution in Africa (AGRA) have resolved to work together on their shared objectives of improving the socio-economic well-being of Africa and its people.

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AWF donates a canine vehicle to KWS to enhance anti-poaching efforts

African Wildlife Foundation President Kaddu Sebunya shaking hands with Kenya Wildlife Service representative

The Kenya Wildlife Service dog unit has benefited from a Ksh 12.5 million customized canine van from the AWF.

The donation is within the framework of AWF’s long term collaborative relationship with KWS and specifically within the current agreement between the two institutions.

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