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Our Mission

Wilderness Foundation Africa (WFA) works to protect and sustain wildlife and wilderness through integrated conservation and education programmes. Whether it is direct action anti-poaching in the field, large landscape wilderness management, or developing rising young leaders from disadvantaged communities for a career in conservation, Wilderness Foundation Africa has 45 years of results.

Photo by Chen Hu / Serengeti, Tanzania

Our Projects

Species, Spaces & People
  1. Species: Protecting endangered species and keeping them in their wild habitat. We work for a world that has ample intact and wild land-and-seascapes wilderness areas that are loved and protected for the benefit of all species.

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  2. Spaces: Focussing on existing and newly established protected areas, ensuring that they are well managed.

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  3. People: We seek to deliver holistic skills development and education interventions that harness the healing power of nature, to equip vulnerable youth to be economically active and environmentally responsible citizens.

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Our Vision

“We envisage a world that has sufficient intact natural ecosystems and wilderness areas that are valued and effectively protected for the benefit of all species.”


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