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African Conservation Foundation

African Conservation Foundation

Charity information

African Conservation Foundation

The African Conservation Foundation is an award-winning charity focused on protecting Africa's endangered wildlife and their habitats by tackling the root causes of biodiversity loss. Founded in 1999, ACF is the first organisation focusing on partnering with and building the capacity of grassroots conservation efforts in the region.

Founded 2001

  • Mission statement

    Our overall mission is to change the approach of the management and utilization of natural resources to one in which the needs of human development in the region are reconciled with biodiversity conservation.

    ACF’s goal is to support and link African conservation initiatives, groups and NGOs, with the aim of strengthening their capacity, building partnerships and promoting effective communication and co-ordination of conservation efforts. Our success depends on the active involvement of communities whose lives and livelihoods are linked to the natural ecosystems we seek to sustainably protect.

  • Aims

    African Conservation Foundation aims to:

    • Developing, conducting and assisting on-the-ground wildlife and habitat conservation projects throughout Africa.
    • Providing training, support and technical assistance for conservation groups and NGOs, particularly grassroots, in Africa.
    • Linking conservation initiatives across the continent, and strengthening the networking capacities of research and conservation groups and NGOs.
    • Working together with local communities to increase their capacity to develop sustainable livelihood options that reduce poverty and conserve biodiversity.
    • Educating schoolchildren, training teachers, and serving as an educational resource centre for the general public, both within and outside of Africa.
  • Overview

    Established: August 2001

    Registered Charity Number: 1120705

    Board members: 8

    Full time staff: 4

    Part time staff: 20

    Volunteers: 5

    Phone number: 1234567890

    Address: 175a Victoria Road N22 7XH

    View charity accounts on the Charity Commission website
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