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AWF and Bushtracks Expeditions Join Forces to Increase Conservation Impact

  • 09/19/19
  • Nairobi
Graphic announcing new safari partnership between Bushtracks Expeditions and African Wildlife Foundation

African Wildlife Foundation (AWF) and Bushtracks Expeditions have signed a three-year partnership that will offer one-of-a-kind African safari experiences while also raising visibility and resources for wildlife and wild lands conservation across the continent.

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Sustainable Resource Management Takes Center Stage at the African Leadership Forum

  • 08/30/19
  • Dar-es-Salaam, Tanzania
Photo of dignitaries and participants at African Leadership Forum

The African Wildlife Foundation (AWF) took part in the sixth African Leadership Forum held in Dar-es-Salaam, Tanzania from August 28-30, 2019. The forum was hosted by the Office of the Former President of the United Republic of Tanzania, H.E. Benjamin W. Mkapa in conjunction with the Institute of African Leadership for Sustainable Development, better known as UONGOZI Institute.

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Giraffes Win Big at CITES Wildlife Conference

  • 08/23/19
  • Geneva
Photo of adult giraffe and young giraffe grazing in open savannah grassland in Tanzania

Giraffes will for the first time enjoy protection after countries voted on August 22, 2019 to end unregulated international trade in giraffe parts.

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AWF Convenes Canine Handlers for First Responder Training

  • 08/13/19
  • Nairobi
Photo of trained wildlife detection sniffer dog handlers outside AWF Nairobi HQ offices

On August 12, 2019, the African Wildlife Foundation (AWF), the U.N. Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC), and Kenya Wildlife Service (KWS) kick-started a four-day training on first responders to a wildlife crime scene and testing in court at the AWF headquarters in Nairobi.

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This World Elephant Day, AWF Calls For Unified Approach to Elephant Conservation in Africa

  • 08/12/19
  • Nairobi

The African Wildlife Foundation urges African range states to arrive at a common elephant conservation goal even as the world celebrates World Elephant Day and Parties push for opposing agendas at the 18th Conference of Parties to CITES in Switzerland this month.

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