Future Ecosystems for Africa
African Wildlife Economy Institute
The JWO Research Grant is a US$150,000 grant for an early career scientist with strong links to a credible African institution. Research proposed should address a real-world African issue of current and future importance.
Game meat is increasingly being publicised as a sustainable food choice that can ensure wildlife conservation while also injecting funds into the economy and providing opportunities for community livelihood creation.
There is a need to unlock fresh opportunities in Africa; to develop wildlife economies that conserve wildlife, ensure community well-being, and sustain ecological processes well into the future.
Looked at one way it’s a game reserve. In another, it’s a vast cattle ranch. Or prime rangeland. Whichever way one looks at it, Shangani Holistic, in the Zimbabwe midlands, lives up to its name, fusing all the elements of its ecosystem so that each flourishes to the benefit of the others.
The use of artificial lights to trick malaria-transmitting mosquito species that feed nocturnally into behaving as if it’s daytime
MRI Whale Unit – UP, Durrell Conservation Trust