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