partners

AFDB
AFDB

The objective of the African Development Bank (AfDB) Group is to spur sustainable economic development and social progress in its regional member countries, contributing to poverty reduction.
Find out more here: www.afdd.org

African Parks
African Parks

African Parks is a non-profit conservation organisation that takes on the complete responsibility for the rehabilitation and long-term management of national parks in partnership with governments and local communities. They currently manage 13 national parks and protected areas in nine countries covering seven million hectares: Benin, Central African Republic, Chad, the Democratic Republic of Congo, Malawi, Mozambique, the Republic of Congo, Rwanda and Zambia. In Malawi, they manage Liwonde National Park, Nkhotakota Wildlife Reserve and Majete Wildlife Reserve as a public-private partnership with DNPW.

https://www.african-parks.org/about-us/our-story

Conservation Research Africa
Conservation Research Africa

OUR VISION
To advance environmental protection and improvement in particular by promoting the conservation and sustainable management of flora and fauna for the benefit of the public in Africa through:

  • Applied research and management (in the fields of conservation biology; natural resources management; sustainable waste use; ecosystem services provision; behavioural ecology; ecology; climate smart agriculture; sustainable livelihoods; human wildlife conflict resolution) to inform and promote sustainable development (sustainable development means “development that meets the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs”).
  • Community education and by raising awareness to: reduce poverty; promote sustainable land management and development; reduce human wildlife conflict; reduce environmental degradation and biodiversity loss.
  • Capacity building for African communities and stakeholders (through workshops, training, scholarships, and networking) in the fields of: conservation research; wildlife and natural resources management; climate change mitigation, conservation farming; climate smart agriculture and human wildlife conflict mitigation.
    Beneficiaries: From Local communities (farmers, teachers, school children) to Government officials (from the Departments of the Environment, Wildlife Management, Forestry and Fisheries) in Africa.

Find out more at https://www.conservationresearchafrica.org/

GEF
GEF

Established in 1992, the Global Environment Facility provides financial and technical support to projects that conserve and restore the environment while enhancing people’s well-being and livelihoods. The programme has provided funding for the establishment of community woodlots to help combat the rampant deforestation in Malawi.
Find out more here: www.thegef.org

GIZ
GIZ

GIZ offers customised solutions to complex challenges.
Find out more at https://www.giz.de/en/worldwide/africa.html

International Fund for Animal Welfare
International Fund for Animal Welfare

IFAW’s mission is to rescue and protect animals around the world.
They rescue individual animals, safeguard populations, and preserve habitat.

Founded in 1969 in Canada and in the UK in 1981, the International Fund for Animal Welfare saves individual animals, animal populations and habitats all over the world. With projects in more than 40 countries, IFAW provides hands-on assistance to animals in need. IFAW also advocate saving populations from cruelty and depletion, such as their campaign to end commercial whaling and seal hunts.

IFAW work with DNPW on anti-poaching and anti-trafficking initiatives focused around Kasungu NP and the Trans Frontier Conservation Area.

http://www.ifaw.org

KFW
KFW

KfW Group supports change and encourages forward-looking ideas – in Germany, Europe and throughout the world.
please visit their website: www.kfw.de

Lilongwe Wildlife Trust
Lilongwe Wildlife Trust

Lilongwe Wildlife Trust is Malawi’s leading wildlife welfare and conservation NGO. They work with DNPW on projects across all 4 of their key focus areas, including:
1) Wildlife Rescue and Welfare: Lilongwe Wildlife Centre, Wildlife Emergency Response Unit
2) Conservation Justice: Wildlife Act Amendment Bill, wildlife justice programme.
3) Education & Advocacy: schools outreach, Stop Wildlife Crime Campaign and the Malawi Parliamentary Conservation Caucus.
4) Research: Malawi Wildlife Research Institute, conservation medicine.

Find out more at www.lilongwewildlife.org/

Peace Parks Foundation
Peace Parks Foundation

Peace Parks Foundation envisages the establishment of a network of protected areas that links ecosystems across international borders.

http://www.peaceparks.org/

RSPCA
RSPCA

The RSPCA is an independent, non-government community-based charity providing animal care and protection services.
The RSPCA runs 40 shelters and employs around 1,000 staff. It costs more than $100 million each year to deliver all of our services which help improve the lives of animals. Most of this money comes from public donations and fundraising initiatives, as well as business partnerships, grants and RSPCA patrons.

Stop Ivory
Stop Ivory

Stop Ivory is an independent NGO which aims to protect elephants and stop the ivory trade by implementing the Elephant protection Initiative. Their mission is to stop wildlife crises by inspiring all sectors of society to take responsibility and action to safeguard wildlife. For more information,
please visit their website: www.stopivory.org

THE WILDLIFE AND ENVIRONMENTAL SOCIETY OF MALAWI
THE WILDLIFE AND ENVIRONMENTAL SOCIETY OF MALAWI

WESM has been dedicated to protecting Malawi’s remarkable diversity of animals and habitats for nearly 70 years.

WESM consists of nine Branches throughout Malawi, and a national Secretariat. Each is Branch self-governing and holds its own events and projects.

http://www.wildlifemalawi.org/

Tusk
Tusk

Tusk is a dynamic and pioneering organisation with 25 years of experience initiating and funding conservation, community development and environmental education programmes across Africa. For more information,
please see their website: www.tusk.org

UNODC
UNODC

Established in 1997, UNODC is a global leader in the fight against illicit drugs and international crime – including wildlife and forest crime.
Find out more here: www.unodc.org

USAID
USAID

USAID is the lead U.S. Government agency that works to end extreme global poverty and enable resilient, democratic societies to realize their potential. USAID works in over 100 countries on a variety of issues including improving global health, furthering education, providing humanitarian assistance in the wake of natural and man-made disasters, advancing food security and improving environmental sustainability. USAID will also help support the work of the wildlife crime investigations unit.
please visit their website: www.usaid.gov

Wildlife Action Group – Malawi
Wildlife Action Group – Malawi

Wildlife Action Group is a grassroots NGO co-managing two governmental protected forest reserves in Central Malawi. Our work involves activities to:

  • Stop illegal poaching of African wildlife (elephants, antelopes, monkeys, leopards) and stop deforestation of the forest reserves.
  • Protect and conserve an important biodiversity hotspot in Malawi for animals, birds, insects, plants and trees. The forest reserves where we work are some of the few protected areas where elephant and buffalo still live.
  • Work holistically with local communities to help protect and conserve the forest and wildlife through education, wildlife law enforcement and income generating activities.

Find out more at http://www.wag-malawi.org/

World Bank
World Bank

The World Bank aims to support Malawi’s efforts toward more diversified, competitive, shock-resilient socio-economic growth.
Read more here: www.worldbank.org