Wildlife and Environmental Society of Malawi (WESM)
Established in 1947, WESM is the oldest conservation NGO in Malawi championing environmental education, natural resource management, conservation and research. It is a membership based organisation that was behind the proposal of establishment of major National Parks in Malawi. It holds historical biodiversity data and conduct research that inform national policy.
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.