We commend the Chinese government for taking this important first step and hope it signals their sincere and growing commitment to help end the elephant slaughter in Africa." said African Wildlife Foundation
CEO Patrick Bergin
Several consultative meetings between conservation partners, led by Kenya Wildlife Service and the Kenya Forest Service, brought together stakeholders like the African Wildlife Foundation
, the Amboseli Ecosystem Trust, and also the Ministry of Tourism, water management bodies, the Kenya Investment Authority, the Attorney GeneralOs office, and group ranch owners representatives.
After retiring in 1981, he was president and CEO of the African Wildlife Foundation
. In 1989, he returned to the Department as a part-time employee of the Office of Asylum Affairs until 1998.
Helen Gichohi, president of the African Wildlife Foundation
, said this week sub-Saharan Africa had lost nine percent of its forests between 1995 and 2005 at an average loss of 40,000 square kilometres of forest per year.
His contributions to the community include serving as chairman of the Yellow Ribbon Fund, an organization created to assist injured military personnel; founder and chairman of the African Safari Club; cofounder of the African Wildlife Foundation
; founder of the Grand National Foundation; and co-founder of the Chesapeake Heritage Foundation.
The nonprofit African Wildlife Foundation
reports that the continent's lion population has fallen off by half since the early 1950s when an estimated 40,000 "kings of the jungle" ruled.
The Nature Conservancy and The African Wildlife Foundation
(AWF) have announced a partnership to protect and manage the Zambezi River for people and nature alike.
In our partnership with African Wildlife Foundation
we have invested pounds 307,000 in supporting and improving the quality of coffee grown on small farms.
There's a growing belief among conservationists, particularly the World Wildlife Fund, Wildlife Conservation Society and the African Wildlife Foundation
, that if the endangered wildlife of Africa is to survive, villagers need a vested interest in the animals, which live largely outside national park boundaries.
If not, why did powerful and respected conservation organizations such as the World Wildlife Fund (WWF) and the African Wildlife Foundation
(AWF) support the ban?
When Operation Lock was exposed, Bonner reports that the response from WWF and the African Wildlife Foundation
was, "Get on with it.
McMeekin of the African Wildlife Foundation
(AWF) in Washington, D.C., told reporters at a press conference last week.