Update on our safe water project in Malawi at the Engucwini Health Centre and surrounding communities, with testimonies from Ulemu Sibande, resident of Engucwini, and Dr. Bester Zimba, the clinician i... read more
Just before COVID-19 hit, while traveling through Uganda, we met John Magnay, head of agriculture for Opportunity International in Africa, and had a great conversation. We talked about microloans, agr... read more
Non-indigenous people must join indigenous peoples in their fight against the exploitative and extractive industries that make land uninhabitable and violate human rights. Because it really is a... read more
A few months ago, AWF partnered with the CDF to fund their work in the unique and very species-rich Scalesia Forest endemic to the Galápagos Islands. Read about the outcome of this Project: https... read more
Last week we got to witness a significant breakthrough, both scientific and humanitarian. The World Health Organization approved a Malaria vaccine for the very first time. As this New York Times artic... read more
"This agreement recognises their right to own and manage their Country, to protect their culture, and to share it with visitors as they become leaders in the tourism industry," said Environment Minist... read more
Water scarcity and unsafe water can be issues affecting entire regions. But we keep seeing how, in many cases, these issues disproportionately affect specific communities within countries or regions. ... read more
Last year, AWF awarded a grant to the Bwindi Community Hospital to promote Batwa healthcare by having a nurse work closely with this community who has endured terrible human rights violations. Learn m... read more
Azimuth World Foundation applauds and welcomes the approval of Motion 129 by the IUCN. The motion "Avoid the point of no return in the Amazon by protecting 80% by 2025" was proposed by COICA together ... read more
While world leaders, scientists and activists gathered in the IUCN Congress in Marseille to discuss strategies to preserve biodiversity and halt climate change, Indigenous Peoples called for a seat at... read more
In the words of justice Musoke, "the Batwa have been left disadvantaged, owing to their eviction from the said land (…) This has rendered them landless (...) destroyed their identity, dignity... ... read more
The presence of bison in North Dakota is meaningful to people across the state. However, no other groups have more reverence for these majestic animals than North Dakota's Indigenous tribes. ... read more
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