Africa is a continent of contrasts. It harbours a fascinating variety of ethnic groups, traditions, biodiversity, and great national parks with thousands of migrating species. But it is also affected by climate change, natural catastrophes, population growth, and poverty. Because people often depend directly on the natural resources of their environment, many of Africa's unique habitats and ecosystems suffer from overuse, edging ever closer to collapse.
Helping people help themselves – this is NABU’s concept in Africa. Together with local people, authorities, and governments, NABU works on community-based management concepts for use and conservation of endangered ecosystems.
NABU on the ground in Africa
Click the locations in below map to find out where and how NABU is active in Africa.
OUR FOCUS COUNTRIES IN AFRICA
Since 2006 NABU has been working in Ethiopia towards conserving natural habitats, climate adaptation and mitigation and empowering people to conserve and manage their local resources. Jointly with the Ethiopian government and local communities, NABU turned two regions into UNESCO biosphere reserves. more →