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Every year on March 22, the world celebrates World Water Day in a bid to raise awareness about the importance of water in protecting the sanctity of life and maintaining the health of the planet's ecosystems.Humans need water to survive, as do all the systems we rely on: sanitation, healthcare, education,…

The Freshwater Conservation and Water Sanitation and Health (WASH) Integration Community of Practice meeting took place at the Four Points Hotel in Nairobi on February 25, 2020. Convened by the Kenya Water and Sanitation Civil Society Network (KEWASNET) and the Africa Biodiversity…

Wildlife Cybercrime Training

African Wildlife Foundation (AWF), cybersecurity firm Irdeto, and the Kenya Wildlife Service (KWS) have partnered to train cybercrime investigators in mobile technologies at AWF headquarters from February 17-23, 2020. The seven-day Mobile Forensic Certification Course targets…

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…