Conservation Focus Areas

We campaign against loss of biodiversity and environmental degradation in East Africa.

The state of biodiversity in East Africa

East Africa (EA) region is the home of the Pearl of Africa (Uganda) and one of the world’s greatest natural wonders, the migration of wildebeests across the Serengeti National Park in Tanzania and the Mara National Reserve in Kenya. It is the hub of a wide spectrum of flora and fauna including a variety of endemic species and sub-species which consists of a variety of mammals, primates, antelopes, fish, reptiles, birds, amphibians, invertebrates and plants of various species.

East Africa has a rich array of natural resources including the largest lake in Africa, Lake Victoria and third largest in the world and is the main source of the longest river in the world, the River Nile. It is also the home of the tallest mountains in Africa, Mt. Kilimanjaro and Mt. Kenya. East Africa is characterized by unique rangeland vegetation, great forests, spectacular wildlife and marine life, beautiful landscapes and mineral resources.

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East Africa is fast losing it’s wildlife. We need your support to change this upward trajectory of wildlife extinction. East Africa is endowed with diverse species of terrestrial and marine wildlife resources some of which are endemic and globally…

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East Africa has diverse forest ecosystems such as lowland forests, montane forests, woodlands, plantation forests, bushlands and mangroves which are essential to carbon sequestration and harbor rich plant species and varied biodiversity.

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The East African cost is faced with rapidly deteriorating marine environment which threatens the survival of the aquatic wildlife and ecosystems. The East African coastal and marine environment consists of diverse ecosystems that…

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Wetlands cover an estimated 18m ha across the East Africa Region. They provide critical ecosystem services that are essential for biodiversity and human survival, health and wellbeing. They also contribute to economic development and…

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