Currently, GCF is involved in giraffe conservation initiatives in 15 African countries.

Our involvement ranges from programme implementation to providing technical support to partners, from conservation monitoring to hands-on conservation actions, from direct to indirect support.

Latest Updates

World Giraffe Day 2019

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World Giraffe Day – 21 June 2019 – is dedicated to Twiga Tracker, the largest giraffe GPS satellite tracking programme ever in Africa (‘twiga’ is Swahili for giraffe).

Short Film: Operation Sahel Giraffe

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It takes a village to save giraffe! There are only 600 West African giraffe remaining in the wild and all of them live just 60 km south-east of Niger's capital…

Environmental Education for Namibia’s future

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While GCF is the expert in giraffe conservation, we also run one of the largest environmental education programmes in Namibia. Read more about KEEP.

Programme Info

Africa-wide programmes

Currently, GCF is involved in giraffe conservation initiatives in 15 African countries. Our involvement ranges from programme implementation to providing technical support to partners, from conservation monitoring to hands-on conservation actions, from direct to indirect support.

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Regional programmes

Giraffe populations are not bound by national borders and most species spread across numerous countries. Employing a regional or transboundary approach is often vital for conservation success to address threats to giraffe and their conservation.

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Education and awareness programmes

Giraffe conservation cannot be addressed in isolation. Working with people who share their living spaces with giraffe is of paramount importance. GCF is committed to enhancing conservation capacity and instilling a way of life that embraces conservation principles in Africa.

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