P.O. Box 2782
Type: Funding Organisation
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.