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Wilderness Foundation Africa

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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

50% by 2050

Why 2020?

We can stop the sixth mass extinction if we protect approximately 50% of the 846 ecoregions that provide habitat for all of Earth's biodiversity. That means finding leaders and organizations around the world willing to align exisiting efforts around protecting and interconnecting nature in the region.

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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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