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AWF Celebrates Inclusive Green Growth at the Nane Nane Agricultural Expo in Tanzania

  • 08/09/19
  • Morogoro, Tanzania

Tanzania's Nane Nane Agricultural Exhibition celebrates the great strides made by farmers in the field with the support of innovative technology. This week-long agricultural expo, which is held annually in honor of Nane Nane Day on August 8, has been a pinnacle of success for the farmers and stakeholders in the country and beyond.

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New Report Sheds Light on Role of Lions in Africa’s Economy

  • 08/08/19
  • Nairobi
Photo of lone male lion standing in savannah grassland in Botswana

Landscapes that host lions provide more ecosystem services than those that do not, a new report released to mark this year’s World Lion Day has found.

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Kenya Launches Campaign Against Ivory Trade

  • 08/02/19
  • Nairobi

Kenya has announced a fresh campaign to fight ivory trade as the world prepares for the forthcoming Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) meeting of the Conference of Parties to be held in Switzerland later this month.

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AWF Takes On Africa's Conservation Challenges at Regional Conference

  • 07/24/19
  • Johannesburg, South Africa
Photo of delegates at the IUCN Regional Conservation Forum for Eastern and Southern Africa in July 2019

The African Wildlife Foundation (AWF) is attending a conservation forum from July 23-25, 2019 in South Africa. The forum's main agenda is to craft conservation solutions for the region while ensuring that its priorities are reflective of the biggest environmental problems threatening the continent today.

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University Student Wins Sustainability Competition for Her Plastics Solution

  • 07/17/19
  • Nairobi

Ruth Gathii, a student at Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology, is among the winners of a competition that encourages innovation to achieve sustainable development goals. Ms. Gathii won second-place at the annual #MyLittleBigThing competition run by MK-Africa and Cambridge University in South Africa for her innovative business idea of turning used plastics to décor. 

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