Ranger Report: September 2023
The Akashinga Ranger Report is a quarterly newsletter that puts you behind-the-scenes with Africa’s plant-based, all-female Akashinga Rangers. You'll be immersed in the anti-poaching rangers’ activities, experiences, and achievements as they protect, connect, and restore invaluable wilderness landscapes across Southern and East Africa.
The International Anti-Poaching Foundation Announces Name Change to Akashinga
Akashinga’s rebrand parallels its growth to becoming one of the world’s leading nature conservation organisations.
Surprised by Joy: How Songo is Negotiating a New Narrative
In a remote region of Binga District, with little access to formal education or economies, investing in either could change the narrative for the communities around Songo. IAPF supports and is invested in both.
A Wild Place to Grow: Recognizing the Power of Local Community Impact
We know that lasting, sustainable nature conservation and innovative solutions to global climate crises depend on local communities. To have a meaningful impact, we must recognise, invest in, and empower these communities to navigate a coexistence with their wildlife and the landscapes they share.
Ranger Report First Edition 2023: Creating Conservation Career Pathways
Akashinga Rangers are seizing every opportunity to succeed in the conservation world, and taking on roles they could never have imagined.
The Braveness in Us: Akashinga calls for equity in conservation – International Women’s Day 2023
In honor of International Women's Day, IAPF celebrates Akashinga and the influence this initiative has had on embracing equity.
Damien Mander on ZTN Prime's Morning Rush Show
During ZTN Prime's Morning Rush show, Damien Mander joined Mr. Tich and Candice Mwakalyelye to talk about conservation in Africa, the issues posed by poaching, and the extraordinary progress made thanks to the Akashinga program.
Judith Neilson Foundation Gives IAPF US$700,000 to Back Zimbabwe’s Women Wildlife Rangers
The International Anti-Poaching Foundation (IAPF) announced it has been awarded a US$700,000 (A$1 million) grant from the Judith Neilson Foundation, which will be used to strengthen its ‘Akashinga - Nature Protected by Women’ program in Zimbabwe.
Partnering with local communities to access healthcare facilities
Long-term solutions are achieved through collaborative efforts between local communities and existing medical facilities.
Nature Protected by Women - Akashinga Begins a Major Expansion Across Africa
The International Anti-Poaching Foundation’s (IAPF) Akashinga program will invest an additional US$5 million into consolidation and expansion of its wilderness portfolio this year as it embarks on a major drive into protecting new landscapes across Africa, entering into partnership agreements in three more countries.
The International Anti-Poaching Foundation Announces $10 Million Match Gift
The International Anti-Poaching Foundation (IAPF) is pleased to announce that an anonymous donor has committed to matching every dollar raised from July 1, 2022, to December 31, 2023 up to $10 million USD.
Increase in Wildlife
Acres Under Management
Reduction in Poaching
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