African Parks

African Parks

African Parks manages and restores national parks in Africa, in partnership with governments and local communities.

By combining world-class conservation practices with business expertise, African Parks aims to make these wildlife parks socially and economically viable, particularly for the benefit of local communities.

Many parks in Africa are poorly managed and in the process of irreversible ecological decline, with major threats coming from poaching and population growth. 

African Parks manages and restores national parks in Africa, in partnership with governments and local communities. By combining world-class conservation practices with business expertise. African Parks aims to make these wildlife parks socially and economically viable, particularly for the benefit of local communities. This will contribute to their survival in the face of competing forms of land use.

African Parks currently has 15 parks under management in nine countries – Benin, Central African Republic, Chad, the Republic of Congo, Democratic Republic of Congo, Malawi, Mozambique, Rwanda and Zambia - with a combined area in excess of 10.5 million hectares.

You can help African Parks save wildlife and habitats in protected areas in Africa. For more information, visit their website. To help support their work, sign up to play People's Postcode Lottery.

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