Djibouti - Djibouti Nature

BirdLife Affiliate

Founded in 1999
Members: 300
Staff: 1
Nasser A. Othman Building, Marabou - Djibouti, P. O. Box 3088, Djibouti, DJ
Tel:+253 2135 6921

Mission of the organisation

Contribute the conservation efforts, sustainable management and appreciation of nature in Djibouti to improve the livelihoods of people. This shall be achieved by:

  • Carrying out of environmental education and awareness rising campaigns.
  • Conducting of scientific researches and studies.
  • Promoting sustainable development projects for local community in rural areas.
  • Disseminating of knowledge on birds and biodiversity to the stakeholders and to wider public.

Key Activities

  • Species conservation programmes (i.e. Djibouti Francolin, Egyptian Vulture, Beira Antelope, etc…)
  • Promotion of important bird and biodiversity areas (IBAs) and the urgent implement action as protected area.
  • Capacity building (i.e. local community volunteers’ training, support site groups’ setting up, etc…).
  • Public environmental education and awareness rising programme (i.e. environmental education tools for elementary schools).
  • Eco-talks, conferences and nature walks for our members, students and general public
  • Advocacy work with national, regional government authorities and local communities.
  • Publication and dissemination of researches, conservation projects and nature excursions.