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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.

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Save Nature's Clean-up Crew Most vultures are teetering on the brink of extinction across Africa. Considering the vital role they play in preventing spread of life-threatening diseases, we must do everything we can to save these unsung heroes

COP22: Developing nations lead way in the fight against climate change

Tue, 22/11/2016
At the first climate change conference since the landmark Paris Agreement treaty became legally-binding, the pressure was on to turn legislation into real action.
Vultures poisoned near Masai Mara © E. Reson

Poisoned to extinction: a bold new approach to saving Africa's vultures

Wed, 16/11/2016
First-ever anti-poisoning training to be held in Kenya which will help stop the mass-deaths of vultures and other wildlife
Yellow-nosed Albatross © Ed Dunens

The man saving 30,000 seabirds

Tue, 15/11/2016
A real ‘high-seas hero’, Clemens coordinates the ATF in Namibia. His work has led to the government recently passing regulations to stop seabird bycatch.
Woodchat Shrike © Michele Lamberti

Empowering women to make sustainable shea butter

Mon, 14/11/2016
As diverse woodlands make way for shea trees, a pilot project aims to ensure the ecological cost won’t outweigh the profits.
Tree planting in Burkina Faso © Michiel van den Bergh

Trees for Life

Fri, 11/11/2016
Landmark research involving arduous work counting over 300 000 trees across the Sahel and searching for presence of migratory birds, has delivered a list of tree species that are preferred by birds.
Cross River © jbdodane/Flickr

Irreplaceable - Cross River National Park, Nigeria

Tue, 08/11/2016
In our 'Irreplaceable' series, we cast a light on the globally-significant bird habitats that are in danger of disappearing forever.
Illegally shot Hobby © David Tipling/BirdLife Malta

Stopping bird killing in the Mediterranean

Fri, 04/11/2016
Reducing the killing of protected species, improving the protection of key sites for migratory birds and ensuring adequate law enforcement.
Yellow-nosed Albatross © Brian Gratwicke

Training fishermen to prevent seabird deaths in Namibia

Thu, 03/11/2016
Seabird bycatch could be drastically reduced due to the introduction of new legislation in Namibia. Here's how we will ensure the new law is fully enforced.