Rwanda handed over management of a forest reserve in the southwest of the country to an African not-for-profit organization that’s taken over 19 national parks across the continent in a bid to draw more international tourists.
African Parks in the News
Source: All Africa
The Government has entered a 20-year agreement with African Parks to manage and conserve Nyungwe National Park, the largest expanse of forest in the country...
CNN referenced African Parks' continued operations and conservation work despite the COVID-19 pandemic, in an article evaluating the different impacts Coronavirus has had on nature and...
Source: The Independent
John Scanlon, African Parks’ Special Envoy, assesses the need to recognise public and animal health in global efforts to combat the illegal wildlife trade and...
Source: Equator Initiative
African Parks’ Board Members and Strategic Funders Hansjorg Wyss and Melani and Rob Walton appeared at the Nature Finance Forum along with other funders for...
Source: The 2020 Annual Conference of the Association of Zoos and Aquariums
John Scanlon, African Parks' Special Envoy and Chairperson of the UK Illegal Wildlife Trade Challenge Fund, participated in AZA’s 2020 conference this year, connecting the COVID-19...
Source: Lonely Planet
Akagera National Park, Rwanda, was featured by the Lonely Planet as an example of a conservation success story for rhinos against the backdrop of the COVID-19...
Source: The Wall Street Journal
Our CEO Peter Fearnhead was quoted in the Wall Street Journal recently discussing the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic and how this will reshape travel...
Source: The New York Times
Marcus Westberg, a long-standing contributing photographer to African Parks, showcases a virtual tour of Malawi in this photo essay published in the New York Times, featuring...
Providing travel inspiration, Forbes lists Liwonde National Park in Malawi as one of five national parks in Africa that are hidden gems to visit when...
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