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Conservation organizations across Kenya have convened for a week-long National Lion Survey Training at the African Wildlife Foundation headquarters. This first-of-a-kind training held from February 8-11, 2020 has attracted several participants from different regions of Kenya. The participating organizations include the Kenya Wildlife Service, Wildlife Works, Tsavo Trust, Ewaso Lions, Born Free, University of Nairobi, Wildlife Conservation Society, Kenya Wildlife Trust, and Ol Pejeta…

Landscape leaders from across Africa gathered at the Arusha International Convention Centre this week to discuss and explore better practices towards restoring over 96 million hectares of degraded land on the continent by 2030.The first conference of its kind took place two years ago in Addis, where the leaders drafted and approved the African Landscapes Action Plan with a prime focus on multi-stakeholder partnerships, which has informed AWF's projects in Kilombero Valley over…

Young people from all over Africa gathered in Cape Town on November 5, 2019 to participate in discussions that will shape the continent’s economic, development, and political future. The conference, dubbed 'Our Joint Future - Lessons From Africa,' is a one-of-a-kind youth summit running in parallel to the Club of Rome's Annual Summit. Organized in collaboration with the African Wildlife Foundation (AWF) and other stakeholders, the Youth Summit brings together members of the Club…

The youth are the leaders of today and it important to engage them in every possible way to ensure that they are aware of the dire situation on the ground when it comes to the poaching crisis in Africa.In a span of two days, AWF has already managed to reach out to 4 schools in Shanghai giving presentations and screening the short film, ‘Sides of a Horn’ to the students. The students were engaging and the questions they posed to Nathan Gichohi, AWF Species Protection Manager…

China-Africa relations have grown exponentially over the past few years, fostering relationships that ensure both parties benefit and grow together. The African Wildlife Foundation (AWF) also pays close attention to the country and develops strong partnerships. The current exhibition at the Shanghai Zoo runs targeted awareness campaigns to equip the Chinese public with accurate facts and show the real-time effects of their actions, both good and bad, to Africa.Five years ago, AWF…