WLI Africa

Uganda Wildlife Education Centre

By Chris / 4th March 2018

  About 70 acres area located in Entebbe Uganda just 10 minutes drive from Entebbe International airport. Three main ecosystems; Wetland, Savannah and Forest ( Uganda has four including mountain). Funding support: Entry fees and GEF-PAMSU world bank (ended 2007) Number of staff: 58 Overall aims of the centre To educate the public on conservation…

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The Wildlife and Environmental Society of Malawi, Blantyre Branch

By Chris / 4th March 2018

  About The Wildlife and Environmental Society of Malawi, Blantyre Branch Funding support: Malawi Environmental Endowment Trust, membership subscriptions Number of staff: 1 Number of visitors per year: c3000 to the resource centre. Overall aims of the centre Library and Resource Centre on environmental issues Provide a reading/studying room where students can do individual study…

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Sanctuary at Roche Caiman

By Chris / 3rd March 2018

  About The sanctuary comprises a 2.9 ha freshwater wetland close to the sea. The site has resulted from reclamation works carried out in 1986 on the east coast of Mahe and was opened in 1992. It is located 3km from the capital of Seychelles ViFunding support: Jensen Foundation Number of staff: 5 Overall aims…

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Roche Caiman Wetlands

By Chris / 3rd March 2018

  About Success! Nature Seychelles proves that wetlands help prevent flooding Recent heavy rains have proved that Nature Seychelles improvements to the Sanctuary at Roche Caiman wetland are working. The NGO manages the artificial wetland, which is in close proximity to Victoria, the capital of Seychelles. Flood protection, flow maintenance and water purification are some…

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Naivasha Riparian Association

By Chris / 3rd March 2018

  About This is a community based organisation run on a voluntary basis by an Executive Committee. We now have three employees, our Chief Executive Officer, who has taken over the day to day running of the Association, our Monitoring Officer whose duties are to monitor the health of the lake and lake species and…

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Monavale Vlei (Ramsar Site 2107)

By Chris / 3rd March 2018

  About The Conservation Society of Monavale (COSMO Trust) Funding support: Former funding support is as follows: UNDP SGP Small Grants Programme 2009-2010, 2013; AAGE V Jensen Charity Foundation / BirdLife International 2013-2015. COSMO members contribute small donations, with a few more donations coming from beyond the community. These donations contribute towards staff salaries, but…

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Lutembe Wetland Centre

By Chris / 3rd March 2018

  About Maco-op Overall aims of the centre To conduct monitoring research on wetland ecosystems / biodiversity and to establish a database of results. To organize training programs and steady tours about the conservation of wetlands ecosystems (RAMSAR sites) and community climate change adaptations. To hold conferences and workshops related to the conservation of wetlands…

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Local de l’ATPNE Korba

By Chris / 3rd March 2018

  About Tunisian Association for the Protection of Nature and the Environment, Korba Funding support: FDF CEPF Number of staff: 3 Number of visitors per year: 100 Overall aims of the centre Environmental education at the Korba lagoon Description of the centre The lagoon is 12km long and covers around 450ha, of which half is…

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Kimana Wetlands in Amboseli

By Chris / 3rd March 2018

  About Kimana wetland has a core area measuring 10km2 with other small wetlands along the rivers.The wetlands lies in the midst of semi-arid lands which are characterised by savanna woodlands and open grasslands, which acts as a stop over (migratory corridor) for the wildlife migrating between Amboseli and Tsavo national parks. Funding support: Wetlands…

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Ingula Visitors Centre

By Chris / 3rd March 2018

  About Eskom Ingula Pumped Storage Scheme Funding support: Eskom Number of staff: 2 Number of visitors per year: 7 000 (temporary building, permanent building will be constructed by end of 2013 Overall aims of the centre Increase awareness of Ingula Pumped Storage Scheme, Eskom and Ingula Nature Reserve Description of the centre Located at…

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