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Africa

Who we are

Who we are

The BirdLife Africa Partnership is a growing network of 24 such organisations, with a combined total of more than 500 staff and 87,000 members. Learn more about BirdLife Africa

What we do

What we do

BirdLife Africa Partnership emphasises developing positive linkages between birds, biodiversity and the livelihoods of people. Read more about our Programmes in Africa.

Support us

Support us

Together we can impact the future for Africa’s people and nature. Read about how you can get involved.

Where we work

Where we work

We work in the most well-endowed continent in the world, stretching from the northern temperate to the southern temperate zones. Read more about our local network.

Short Toed Eagle, Upper Akkar © Richard F. Porter
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Rhinoceros Hornbill in Sumatra, Indonesia © Shutterstock

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Children learning about wetlands on Monavale Vlei © BLZ

Conserving Harare's wetlands for sustainable use

Wed, 08/02/2017
BirdLife Zimbabwe and COSMO have worked hand in hand to advocate for the preservation of all of Harare`s wetlands and, specifically, to preserve Monavale Vlei.
Louisa Kabobah (far right) standing with school children © GWS

Ghana Wildlife Society wins Action of the Year Award

Wed, 08/02/2017
Ghana Wildlife Society (GWS) has been announced the winner of the 2016 Action of the Year contest, for its submission - "A walk with Swallows".
Children participating in the waterbird count ©BirdLife International

Children taught to identify and count birds in Senegal

Wed, 01/02/2017
BirdLife International experts and other conservation stakeholders in Senegal have given kids the opportunity to develop a lasting interest in bird science.
Vultures feeding on a carcass at an IBA site on a farm in Chisamba, Zambia, now being targeted as a Vulture Safe Zone ©BWZ

Helping farmers create a safe haven for vultures in Zambia

Fri, 27/01/2017
In a bid to secure a safe haven for vultures, BirdWatch Zambia has educated farm owners, managers and workers within the Chisamba IBA to protect natural habitats from man-made threats.
Brown Booby © Gillian Holliday

Protecting the majestic seabirds of West Africa

Thu, 26/01/2017
Alcyon is a fabulous seabird, with plaintive song, considered a good omen by Greeks and poets because according to legend it only builds its nest on a calm sea.
Participants of the donor roundtable © J. Fuhnwi

Improved collaboration to conserve forests, biodiversity in West Africa

Thu, 19/01/2017
During a biodiversity conservation donor roundtable on 12 -13 January 2017 in Accra, Ghana, conservation experts agreed to collaborate more closely to address key challenges facing grant making in the hotspot, by engaging more with local CSOs operating in the region.
Loggerhead sea turtles in Kuriat Islands © Louis-Marie Préau

The Mediterranean Basin: together for nature

Wed, 11/01/2017
After five years of conservation in the Mediterranean, our latest publication "Together" shows how the region's diverse cultures are committed to protecting its nature
Birds killed by collision and electrocution by powerlines in Kassala State, Sudan © Ibrahim Hashim

How many more killer powerlines are there in Sudan?

Mon, 09/01/2017
Millions of migratory birds could be dying due to electrocution and collisions with electricity cables in an expanding power sector in Sudan.