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On November 23, 2020, the African Wildlife Foundation (AWF) was one of the facilitators in a one-of-a-kind online regional biodiversity youth workshop targeting to build the capacity of over 100 young leaders from francophone Africa. The four-day virtual workshop was held in Yaoundé, Cameroon, with participants connecting from across the continent. This webinar was organized by Réseau des Jeunes des Forêts d'Afrique Centrale (REJEFAC) - Association Jeunesse Verte du Cameroun (AJVC).

African Economies Feel the Pinch of 30 Million Missing Visitors; ‘World Safari Day’ Draws Attention to Industry's Contributions to African Wildlife, Natural Resources and Local Communities

WASHINGTON, D.C. AND NAIROBI, KENYA (November 25, 2020) – Each year, more than 30 million people travel to Africa to experience it's wildlife and natural landscapes or conduct business. Many vacations and business trips take place…

A new initiative involving 20 of the world’s leading conservation organizations today issued an unprecedented joint declaration to the G20 calling for urgent action to invest in nature to protect biodiversity and reduce the risk of future pandemics.

World leaders gathering in Riyadh this weekend have an unparalleled opportunity to build into COVID-19 economic recovery long-lasting action to conserve planetary health and reset human interactions with nature.

While the exact…

African Voices Help Inform Bipartisan END Wildlife Trafficking Reauthorization and Improvement Act of 2020; Jurisdictional Conflicts, De-prioritization of Illegal Wildlife Trade (IWT) by Governments Contribute to Flourishing Wildlife Crime; Cybercrime a Growing problem in IWT


WASHINGTON, D.C. AND NAIROBI, KENYA (November 20, 2020) – African Wildlife Foundation (AWF) issued an official statement today from Capitol…

African Wildlife Foundation Issues Comprehensive Update on Pandemic Relief Efforts in Cameroon, Ethiopia, Kenya, and Zimbabwe; NGO Prevents 167 Human-Wildlife Conflict Incidents

During the onset of the COVID-19 global pandemic, African Wildlife Foundation developed an emergency response plan for the hardest hit landscapes where it operates, with the goal of delivering food rations, personal protective equipment, gasoline for vehicles and…