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Giraffes Win Big at CITES Wildlife Conference

  • 08/23/19
  • Geneva
Photo of adult giraffe and young giraffe grazing in open savannah grassland in Tanzania

Giraffes will for the first time enjoy protection after countries voted on August 22, 2019 to end unregulated international trade in giraffe parts.

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AWF Convenes Canine Handlers for First Responder Training

  • 08/13/19
  • Nairobi
Photo of trained wildlife detection sniffer dog handlers outside AWF Nairobi HQ offices

On August 12, 2019, the African Wildlife Foundation (AWF), the U.N. Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC), and Kenya Wildlife Service (KWS) kick-started a four-day training on first responders to a wildlife crime scene and testing in court at the AWF headquarters in Nairobi.

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This World Elephant Day, AWF Calls For Unified Approach to Elephant Conservation in Africa

  • 08/12/19
  • Nairobi

The African Wildlife Foundation urges African range states to arrive at a common elephant conservation goal even as the world celebrates World Elephant Day and Parties push for opposing agendas at the 18th Conference of Parties to CITES in Switzerland this month.

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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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