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Interest and commitment towards conservation grows among young Africans – AWF 

–The African Wildlife Foundation Celebrates the Graduation of 31 Fellows from the 2023 AWF Charles R. Wall Leadership Program John Cassim Harare, Zimbabwe – The African Wildlife Foundation (AWF) has announced that 31 fellows from the AWF Charles R. Wall Youth Leadership Program have graduated, amid growing interest towards conservation, among young Africans.  The program, comprising […]

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Anti-poaching boost in Zimbabwe through AWF donation of field equipment

– Mbire has become a problem in terms of human-wildlife conflict, hence provision of more vehicles and radios will shorten reaction time, the ZimParks head said. John Cassim Dr Fulton Mangwanta – ZimParks Director General on the extreme left and the ZimParks Board Chairman, Dr Aggripa Sora on the extreme right examining the patrol boots

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Zimbabwe to host the Africa’s Protected and Conserved Areas (APAD) conference in March

Eileen Kairu – AWF Zimbabwe through the Zimbabwe Parks and Wildlife Management Authority (ZimParks) will this year in March, host the second in-person APAD(Africa Protected Areas Director) conference. The first-ever Africa Protected Areas Congress was held in July 2022, in Kigali, Rwanda. The Africa Protected Areas Director (APAD) forum is a platform and network open

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Utariri conservation projects transform lives in the Zambezi valley.

-If we fail to address the climate change crisis, there will be more hunger, more injustice, and more conflict, the Swedish Ambassador to Zimbabwe warned. John Cassim Per Lindegarde Ambassador of Sweden in Zimbabwe on the right and Mads Lindegard, Country Director of DanChurchAid launches the photo exhibition Harare, Zimbabwe – The security walls of

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Zimbabwe on course to monetise its biodiversity

John Cassim Harare, Zimbabwe (CZ) – Biodiversity and associated ecosystems play a key role in the socio-economic development of the country. However, biodiversity is under threat from various drivers that include overexploitation, land use change, pollution and invasive alien species. The actual value of biodiversity in socio-economic development is largely unknown. The ZBE Report provides

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African Wildlife Foundation (AWF) speaks on Africa Climate Summit

John Cassim AWF officially joined the 2023 Africa Climate Summit and Africa Climate Week opening ceremony happening this week in Nairobi, Kenya. At the opening plenary, the diverse speakers ranging from youth representatives to Indigenous People and Local communities, alongside the co-conveners, the Government of Kenya and the African Union, shared a common message highlighting

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In Africa, Nature Shields Climate Challenges – Our Growth Ignites Global Solutions

By Kaddu Sebunya, CEO of the African Wildlife Foundation As our continent faces the unprecedented challenges of a changing climate, the moment’s urgency cannot be overstated. From droughts to floods, our communities are on the frontlines of a crisis threatening our environment, economies, cultures, and way of life. The African Climate Summit scheduled for September

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AWF continue to empower female rangers in the Zambezi Valley.

-According to the AWF Country Director, this initiative demonstrates the necessity of engaging women in developmental areas such as conservation. John Cassim Masvingo, Zimbabwe (CZ) – The ground temperature was 3 degrees Celsius, and it was cloudy and drizzly, but the thrill of finishing a monthlong basic ranger training at the ZimParks run Zimbabwe Institute

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Mana Pools Conservation Agreement established for Zambia & Zimbabwe

John Cassim Zimbabwe and Zambian Ministers Mangaliso Ndlovu and Rodney Sikumba, after signing the LOZAMAP TFCA MoU in Harare. Harare, Zimbabwe – Zambia and Zimbabwe have established the Lower Zambezi-Mana Pools (LOZAMAP) TransFrontier Conservation Area (TFCA) after signing an MoU. The approach a few weeks ago by these two governments is meant to promote regional

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