Ghana Wildlife Society (GWS)
GWS is the leading wildlife conservation NGO in Ghana with over 3 decades of experience in promoting the conservation of wildlife in all its forms. We rely on science and education to inspire conservation actions for the benefit of people and nature.
“We must all stand up to highlight the vital role played by important plant and animals, their habitats and to the disturbing consequences of our failure to conserve them.”
Eric Lartey – Executive Director, GWS
Metre by metre, climate change and over-farming are degrading Africa’s formerly productive Sahel region and threatening not just wildlife habitat, but also people’s survival. However, there’s epic ambition to restore depleted lands and grow a 7,000-km natural wonder across the entire width of the continent. It’s showing that some walls can actually be liberating…
Sometimes, to solve the problems of the future, we need to look to the ideas of the past. Discover how the Critical Ecosystem Partnership Fund (CEPF) is helping communities in Morocco to revive the traditional sylvo-pastoral resource management system “Agdal” to avoid more rangelands degradation and restore degraded rangelands.
Across Africa, vulture populations have catastrophically declined over the last 50 years, with overall decline rates of up to 97%. Today, 7 out of 11 African-Eurasian vulture species are at risk of extinction, underlining this decline.