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On November 13, 2020, the African Wildlife Foundation (AWF) joined peers in the second webinar organized by Earth Journalism Network (EJN). The webinar, dubbed ‘Investigating wildlife and environmental crime in the COVID-19 era’ was aimed at equipping environmental journalists in Uganda with tips and tools for use in their line of work. The first webinar covered the same topic but focused on Kenya.

Moderated by Benon Oluka, EJN’s Investigative Editor for East Africa, the webinar…

The African Wildlife Foundation (AWF) attended the third edition of Kilombero Cane Farmers’ Day in Tanzania on November 12, 2020. This year’s event was aimed at showcasing the success of green growth initiatives championed by farmers, district authorities, and the private sector, with support from AWF.

The event also focused on creating awareness, promoting new practices, and bringing recognition to successful farmers in particular areas as well as equipping the cane farmers with…

A Specialized Team of Illegal Wildlife Trade Detection Dogs Supported by African Wildlife Foundation and Peace Parks Foundation Helps Catch a Vietnamese Trafficker with Illegal Rhino Horns, Lion Teeth, and Lion Nails.
 

MAPUTO, MOZAMBIQUE AND NAIROBI, KENYA (November 11, 2020) – African Wildlife Foundation (AWF) is cracking down on illegal wildlife trade (IWT) from Africa to Vietnam, China, and other parts of…

On October 30,  2020, the African Wildlife Foundation (AWF) in collaboration with the Friends of Nature (FON) collaborated yet again to host the second virtual China-Africa Youth Dialogue. This webinar sought to discuss ‘Sustainable Wildlife Trade and the Threats of the Natural Protected Areas’ in both regions that are rich in biodiversity hotspots. It attracted over 100 participants from across the globe who were eager to learn how best they can be part of building a better future.…

NAIROBI, KENYA (October 25, 2020) – African Wildlife Foundation (AWF) yesterday participated in the fourth edition of the Nature Environment and Wildlife Filmmakers (NEWF) Congress themed 'Stories of Hope – inspiring a call to action.' Established in 2017 as a response to Black African documentary filmmakers in the nature, wildlife, and conservation space being rarer than some of the endangered species on our continent, one of the congress’ key objectives is the…