Awards will be given for:
a) Proven positive impact on the lives of the people and wildlife of Africa;
b) Demonstration of past successes;
c) People who act as a role model and provide a level of mentorship;
d) People whose ideas are replicable or scalable in-country and across the continent;
e) Country nationals with the exception of long-term residency (15+ years) or commitment to country / region / building capacity of local team members for future leadership;
f) People and projects that will continue into the future and are sustainable;
g) People who take a grassroots approach to their work and are inclusive of local communities;
h) Proven collaboration amongst peers and within Government structures;
i) Work that needs to be recognized and given publicity in order to thrive;
j) People that can prove ‘value’ for money and have the ability to manage grants and reporting requirements.
Awards are NOT made for:
• People who are undertaking pure academic research;
• Individuals working for themselves (not part of a team);
• Individuals working in animal welfare or the rehabilitation of captive animals.
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Do you know someone who deserves recognition for the amazing conservation work they do in Africa?
Have the lives of the people and wildlife of Africa been improved through their leadership?
Have they had a significant impact on wildlife population numbers?
Do they provide mentorship?
Have their ideas been replicated across the continent, or should they be?
If yes, then Nominate an African Conservation Leader for the 2021 Tusk Awards.
The judges assess the nominees’ outstanding contribution towards any, or all, of the following areas:
> wildlife and habitat conservation,
> development and delivery of environmental education, and
> sustainable community development programmes designed to enhance conservation.
Entries close on the 26th of March, 2021.
For more information, please visit https://www.tuskawards.com/nominate-now/