Protecting people and our planet

The COVID-19 pandemic has shown that we must strengthen our bonds with nature. African People & Wildlife's solutions to conserve vulnerable species, protect vital ecosystems, and empower communities are proven and effective. Yet our programs are still urgently needed in many areas.

Protecting people and our planet

The COVID-19 pandemic has shown that we must strengthen our bonds with nature. African People & Wildlife's solutions to conserve vulnerable species, protect vital ecosystems, and empower communities are proven and effective. Yet our programs are still urgently needed in many areas.

African People & Wildlife (APW) partners with local communities to create effective, sustainable solutions that improve the lives of rural Africans while protecting the natural world.

Community, Conservation, and Collaboration

The support and active engagement of local communities is a critical component of securing a healthy future for our planet. This essential publication—created by African People & Wildlife in partnership with the National Geographic Society—provides lessons, strategies, and best practices to anyone working to engage and empower communities in the process of enhanced conservation and natural resource management.

Community, Conservation, and Collaboration

The support and active engagement of local communities is a critical component of securing a healthy future for our planet. This essential publication—created by African People & Wildlife in partnership with the National Geographic Society—provides lessons, strategies, and best practices to anyone working to engage and empower communities in the process of enhanced conservation and natural resource management.

Community, Conservation, and Collaboration

The support and active engagement of local communities is a critical component of securing a healthy future for our planet. This essential publication—created by African People & Wildlife in partnership with the National Geographic Society—provides lessons, strategies, and best practices to anyone working to engage and empower communities in the process of enhanced conservation and natural resource management.

Living Walls save lions and other large carnivores by keeping livestock safe.

Beekeeping empowers rural women while protecting vital habitats.

Our work protects highly threatened African lions, cheetahs, and leopards.

Our programs impact six key landscapes in northern Tanzania.

Environmental education inspires and prepares the leaders of tomorrow.

OUR IMPACT

Since 2005, APW has created positive, lasting change for thousands of people and wildlife in northern Tanzania. We continually strengthen our programs by measuring their impact through science-based approaches.

1,280+

Living Walls constructed across five programmatic areas in northern Tanzania

7,000+

schoolchildren taught about environmental issues

1,260+

women involved in sustainable enterprise development across 77 women’s groups

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consecutive years of increasing or stable herbivore populations across targeted monitoring area

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Share the View Photography Contest

APW is one of three nonprofit beneficiaries of Share the View, a nature photography contest open to all photographers worldwide. The deadline for submissions is December 1, 2020.

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Black Lives Matter

In our latest blog post, APW program officer Catherine Nchimbi reflects on the Black Lives Matter movement, her personal experiences with racism, and what it means to be a Black woman working in conservation.

Your support creates real change for Africa’s people and wildlife.

More than 90% of all donations directly support our conservation programs.

Your support creates real change for Africa’s people and wildlife.

More than 90% of all donations directly support our conservation programs.
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