Applications are now open for the Tusk Conservation Awards 2023 to recognise dedicated, forward-thinking individuals with inspirational stories and incredible impact from across the continent.
The Tusk Conservation Awards, in partnership with Ninety-One, celebrate African-based conservation leaders and wildlife rangers, and their significant impacts in the field.
- Awards will be given for:
- Proven positive conservation impact for wildlife and community development. Their work must be based in Africa.
- People who act as a role model and provide a level of mentorship.
- People whose ideas are replicable or scalable in-country and across the continent.
- Country nationals with the exception of long-term residency (15+ years) or commitment to country/region/ building capacity of local team members for future leadership.
- People and projects that will continue into the future and are sustainable.
- People who take a grassroots approach to their work and are inclusive of local communities.
- Proven collaboration amongst peers and within Government structures.
- Work that needs to be recognised and given publicity in order to thrive.
- People that can prove ‘value’ for money and have the ability to manage grants and reporting requirements.
- For the ranger award there are specific eligibility criteria
- The nominee must be an active ranger and a citizen of an African country
- The nominee must have worked as a ranger for more than ten years
- Team nominations will not be eligible
- Awards are not made for:
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