Conservation through applied research, education and capacity building
CRA is a registered charity in England and Wales (Registered Charity Number 1170640) which conducts applied research, education and capacity building to conserve wildlife in Africa.
Based in Malawi (Southern Africa) CRA has been conducting a number of projects since 2013.
To advance environmental protection and improvement in particular by promoting the conservation and sustainable management of flora and fauna for the benefit of the public in Africa through:
a) Applied research and management (in the fields of conservation biology; natural resources management; sustainable waste use; ecosystem services provision; behavioural ecology; ecology; climate smart agriculture; sustainable livelihoods; human wildlife conflict resolution) to inform and promote sustainable development (sustainable development means “development that meets the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs”).
b) Community education and by raising awareness to: reduce poverty; promote sustainable land management and development; reduce human wildlife conflict; reduce environmental degradation and biodiversity loss.
c) Capacity building for African communities and stakeholders (through workshops, training, scholarships, and networking) in the fields of: conservation research; wildlife and natural resources management; climate change mitigation, conservation farming; climate smart agriculture and human wildlife conflict mitigation.
Beneficiaries: From Local communities (farmers, teachers, school children) to Government officials (from the Departments of the Environment, Wildlife Management, Forestry and Fisheries) in Africa.
Head of Conservation & Research
Tel: 265 (0) 99 7941 653