Commonwealth NGOs
related to forestry

bullet1 TANZANIA

bullet2 The Friedkin Conservation Fund

P.O. Box 2782





Type:  Funding Organisation   

Scope:  national   

Interest in Forestry:  peripheral


The Mission of the Friedkin Conservation Fund:

-To assist the government and people of Tanzania in their efforts to conserve and protect the indigenous flora and fauna contained within protected areas.

-To involve local people actively in sustainable conservation practices which will help improve their economic condition.

-To monitor and provide information about sustainable conservation practices.

How we achieve this:

-Actively supporting anti-poaching operations in association with the government of Tanzania.

-Working with local communities to involve them in programmes that lead to the conservation of wildlife.

-Providing direct economic support to communities from the sustainable utilization of wildlife.

-Building a GIS mapping programme for use in ecosystem management

-Building databases so that we can see trends in wildlife in wildlife populations and habitat changes

-Providing crucial feedback to the government of Tanzania on the legal and illegal utilization of wildlife. Working with other Non-Governmental Organizations to develop better living and economic conditions for those people living around protected areas.