Tusk Projects

Tusk has established a reputation for identifying and supporting an impressive range of conservation initiatives with an incredibly successful track record throughout Africa.

Tusk Trust - Maasai Mara Wildlife Conservation Association 2 copy

Maasai Mara Wildlife Conservancies Association

The Maasai Mara Wildlife Conservancies Association (MMWCA) is a growing organisation of at least a dozen independent conservancies in the Greater Maasai Mara region (home to the famous wildebeest migration).


Tusk Trust - Mali Elephant Project

Mali Elephant Project

Established in 2003, the Mali Elephant Project (MEP) protects a unique population of 550 sub-desert elephants.


Tusk Trust - Mara Elephant Project

Mara Elephant Project

The Mara Elephant Project (MEP) exists to protect the elephants living in and around the Maasai Mara National Reserve, which borders the Serengeti National Park in Tanzania.


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Mkomazi National Park

Mkomazi, on Tanzania’s northern border and contiguous with Kenya’s Tsavo National Park, was established as a game reserve in 1951.


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Northern Rangelands Trust

The Northern Rangelands Trust (NRT) was established in 2004 to develop community wildlife conservancies in northern Kenya.


Tusk Trust - Okapi Conservation

Okapi Conservation Project

The endangered okapi is the only other living member of the giraffe family, and survives only in the forests of war-torn Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC)


Tusk Trust - The Painted Dog Conservation © Nicholas Dyer

Painted Dog Conservation

The endangered African wild dog, or painted dog, has suffered a sharp population decline from over 300,000 in the early 20th century to around 6,500 today.


Tusk Trust - Pole Pole The blackback male Meteo with the left hand off photo David Yarrow

Pole Pole Foundation

The Pole Pole Foundation (POPOF) was established in 1992 to protect the critically endangered Grauer’s (or eastern lowland) gorillas in the Kahuzi Biega National Park.


White Necked Rockfowl

Rainforest Rescue Ghana

Rainforest Rescue are connecting local communities with the conservation of their environment through sustainable eco-tourism, to protect important forest and endemic species.


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Reteti Elephant Sanctuary

Established in 2016 in the Namunyak Wildlife Conservancy in northern Kenya, the Reteti Elephant Sanctuary is the only community-owned elephant orphanage in Africa.


Tusk Trust - Rwanda Wildlife Conservation Association

Rwanda Wildlife Conservation Association

Rwanda Wildlife Conservation Association's (RWCA) primary focus is on the endangered grey crowned crane, which is threatened across its range by habitat loss and poaching.


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