Welcome to EAWLS About US

We are a conservation organization that prides itself as the voice of conservation in the East African region. We do this through evidence based advocacy and engaging different key stakeholders to influence change.

Sharing Information

Our widely-read Swara magazine is the voice of conservation in East Africa. With it, we aim to create a collaborative space for sharing information, e

Policy Influencing

EAWLS takes a lead role in facilitating and contributing to the formulation and implementation of policies and laws in the land, natural resource cons

Conservation Programmes

EAWLS has a strong community-based approach in its direct conservation programmes and initiatives. We work closely with Beach Management Units (BMUs),

KEY THEMATIC AREAS

Wildlife

Wildlife

East Africa is fast losing its wildlife. Threats such as loss of habitat and poaching are increasingly threatening to wipe out the wildlife, which tourism is hinged on.

Forestry

Forestry

Forest resources and associated lands need to be carefully managed to meet the social, economic, cultural and spiritual needs of present and future generations.

Wetlands

Wetlands

Wetlands in East Africa continue to suffer a steady decline in their health and extent, as a result of encroachment, pollution and unsustainable utilization.

Marine

Marine

The East African coast is faced with a rapidly deteriorating marine environment and we have since 2004 been working to encourage coastal communities to take ownership of their marine resources, and to manage them sustainably.

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