Maasai Wilderness Conservation Trust

Maasai Wilderness Conservation Trust (MWCT) was established in 2000 by the Maasai of Kuku Group Ranch as a grassroots conservation trust.

Lower Zambezi Fisheries Management Project

The project was implemented by Conservation Lower Zambezi (CLZ) to increase the involvement of fishing communities in conservation activities, particularly to stop cross-border illegal wildlife trade.

Wildlife Protection in the Lower Zambezi

In 1994, concerned local safari operators and other stakeholders recognised the need for organised support to the national wildlife protection authority (now the Department of National Parks and Wildlife, DNPW) to combat the poaching that was decimating the wildlife populations in the Lower Zambe

Fighting against poaching in Manda National Park

Increasing international demand for wildlife parts created pressure on the Manda National Park (MNP) in Chad and resulted in a decline of many species.

Akashinga – “The Brave Ones”

Akashinga, which means ‘Brave Ones’, is an all-female community-driven ranger program, developed by the International Anti-Poaching Foundation in the Lower Zambezi, Zimbabwe.

Kilitome Conservancy

The Kilitome Conservancy was established in 2008 by the African Wildlife Foundation (AWF) and Tawi Lodge and is situated on the eastern boundary of Amboseli National Park in south eastern Kenya. This area is a prime tourism destination due to its high abundance of wildlife.

Community Markets for Conservation

Community Markets for Conservation (COMACO) is a business that incentivises conservation and has created a market where conservation can be profitable. COMACO was designed to reward people for conserving natural resources instead of punishing them for poaching.

North Luangwa Conservation Programme

In 1986, in partnership with the Department of National Parks and Wildlife, the Frankfurt Zoological Society initiated a programme in one of Zambia’s unique wilderness areas.

The Chikolongo Livelihoods Project

People who live along the border of the Lilongwe National Park go into the park to poach fish and other animals, and to fetch water. As a result, people are often killed; sometimes by elephants but more often by crocodiles and hippos.

Lupande Development Project

In 1986, in response to high levels of poaching and increasing conflict between local communities and government officials, the Lupande Development Project was initiated.