Giraffe (Giraffa camelopardalis)
Mohamed bin Zayed Species project number 11252849
The Giraffe Conservation Foundation (GCF) was founded in 2009 and works across the natural range of giraffe throughout Africa - from South Africa to Kenya to Niger. GCF's vision of a sustainable future where all giraffe populations and (sub)species are protected and secure in the wild. GCF's mission is to: -Promote the importance and profile of giraffe conservation on the international stage. -Secure viable, and protect existing, habitat for giraffe and other wildlife. -Support dedicated and innovative research to better understand giraffe ecology, conservation and management. -Establish the current status of all giraffe populations and (sub)species to support and inform their conservation and management. -Identify key threats to giraffe and innovative ways to mitigate these. -Develop a world class network of individuals and organisations dedicated to securing the future of giraffe. -Provide a platform and forum for giraffe related research, conservation and management discussion. -Increase awareness about the plight of giraffe. -Promote and support giraffe conservation initiatives and work collaboratively with local communities to develop a sustainable future for both people and wildlife. -Establish GCF as the key focal organisation for giraffe conservation and management. -Maintain a close working relationship with the IGWG to provide comprehensive educational and technical support. -To be the leading international organisation for giraffe conservation and management.
Project 11252849 location - Namibia, Africa