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Advancing Conservation Across Africa

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What We Do

Tusk’s mission is to amplify the impact of progressive conservation initiatives across Africa.

The charity has earned a reputation for providing a highly efficient solution for funding wildlife conservation programmes. We partner with the most effective local organisations, investing in their in-depth knowledge and expertise. By supporting and nurturing their conservation programmes, we help accelerate growth from an innovative idea to a scalable solution.

We also build long lasting relationships with our donors and seek to invest in long-term solutions because sustainable conservation needs sustained funding.

For 30 years, we have helped pioneer an impressive range of successful conservation initiatives across more than 20 countries, increasing vital protection for over 70 million hectares of land and more than 40 different threatened species. But the threat to Africa’s unique natural heritage remains real and more urgent than ever.

With your generous support, Tusk can, and will, continue to have a positive impact across Africa.

Despite facing some of the greatest challenges to international conservation in history, Tusk continues to be a shining light in what are tragically dark times for Africa’s wildlife.

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Why Tusk?

The Challenge

Poaching, habitat loss and human-wildlife conflict are having a devastating impact on Africa’s wildlife. Finding space for both people and wildlife to co-exist is the ultimate conservation challenge …

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The Solutions

Tusk works with its project partners to find sustainable solutions to preserve critical habitats, protect endangered species, combat the illegal wildlife trade, empower local communities and promote environmental education.

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Map of Africa Countries in Africa that has projects supported by Tusk Angola Burundi Benin Burkina Faso Botswana Central African Republic Côte d'Ivoire Cameroon Democratic Republic of Congo Congo Djibouti Algeria Egypt Eritrea Ethiopia Gabon Ghana Guinea Gambia Guinea-Bissau Equatorial Guinea Kenya Liberia Libya Lesotho Morocco Madagascar Mali Mozambique Mauritania Malawi Namibia Niger Nigeria Rwanda Western Sahara Sudan S. Sudan Senegal Sierra Leone Swaziland Chad Togo Tunisia Tanzania Uganda South Africa Zambia Zimbabwe Somalia

Tusk currently supports over 50 projects in 20 countries.

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Win a Conservation Experience

In conjunction with Good Good Giving and our project partner Conservation South Luangwa (CSL), we are offering the unique chance to WIN an opportunity for two people to travel to Zambia to join the CSL team for a week, to experience firsthand their day-to-day conservation work.

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The Devastating Impact Of COVID-19 In Africa

With little chance of either local economies or tourism recovering in Africa any time soon, Tusk’s partners are expecting 2021 to be the hardest year in their project’s history. Please support the Tusk Crisis Appeal to ensure our conservation partners can continue their critical work and develop their resilience for the future.

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Leaving A Gift To Tusk In Your Will Couldn't Be Easier

Remembering Tusk in your Will is one of the most powerful ways of making a difference, helping us protect Africa’s wildlife for generations to come. Tusk is partnered with a number of companies that make the process of writing a Will and leaving a gift to Tusk as easy as possible.

Tusk Talk 2020

The 2020 edition of Tusk Talk, our annual progress report is now available online. Read about our partners’ efforts on the ground and the role your extraordinary support plays in African conservation.

How to help

  • Donate

    With your generous support, Tusk can, and will, continue to make a lasting difference for the wildlife and people of Africa. More than 80% of your donation will go directly towards the cause.

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  • Fundraise

    There are lots of fun and fantastic ways to get involved and raise much needed funds for Tusk and our work in Africa. We’re here to support you along the way…

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