Protecting Africa's Endangered Wildlife
The Tanzanian Government along with the Minister of Tourism and Natural Resources has approved Tanzania’s first official elephant orphanage in Tanzania.
The African Wildlife Trust engages in positive relationships between the Ministry of Tourism, Tanzanian National Parks, Wildlife Division and diverse wildlife tourism companies.
The ugly reality of elephant poaching isn’t easy to talk about, especially for those who come face-to-face with it in the field. We believe it’s important for the public to see where ivory comes from.
The African Wildlife Trust developed out of a concern for protecting the
elephant populations of Tanzania. The awareness campaign in January 2012
developed into an organization focused on providing a specialized
anti-poaching unit and team of conservation consultants in proactive,
effective wildlife law enforcement.
Through creating a team who has the ability to work across a public-private
partnership in locations throughout the country, AWT believes Tanzania can
transition conservation into a proactive instead of reactive sector and be
set part as one of the most enterprising countries in wildlife and natural