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Impact Investing Grows Africa’s Economic and Conservation Potential

Africa has the youngest, fastest-growing population in the world, providing the foundation for a viable new consumer class and driving the continent’s economic growth. As Africa’s conservation organization, African Wildlife Foundation (AWF) believes in the need to address the social, political and economic needs of the continent in order to ensure a space for conservation. 

AWF CEO Patrick Bergin recently spoke to CNBC about Africa’s economic growth and the unique way that AWF participating through its impact-investment company, African Wildlife Capital.

Watch his interview to find out how we’re developing enterprises that allow people and wildlife to thrive.


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Gayane is AWF's Digital and Partner Marketing Manager. She oversees online fundraising, social media marketing and affiliate relationships. Gayane is passionate about communicating the message of conservation through new tools and technologies and finding ways to make information easily accessible. She is a graduate of the University of Florida.

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