The African Nature Based Tourism Platform
  • Multimedia content

  • Images (8)
    • The Secret to Survival – How Collaboration Pulled Kenya & Namibia Through the Pandemic (1) Photo credits: Nikhil Advani / WWF-US
    • The Secret to Survival – How Collaboration Pulled Kenya & Namibia Through the Pandemic (2) Photo credits: Nikhil Advani / WWF-US
    • The Secret to Survival – How Collaboration Pulled Kenya & Namibia Through the Pandemic (3) Photo credits: Nikhil Advani / WWF-US
    • The Secret to Survival – How Collaboration Pulled Kenya & Namibia Through the Pandemic (4) Photo credits: Nikhil Advani / WWF-US
    • The Secret to Survival – How Collaboration Pulled Kenya & Namibia Through the Pandemic (5) Photo credits: Nikhil Advani / WWF-US
    • The Secret to Survival – How Collaboration Pulled Kenya & Namibia Through the Pandemic (6)
    • The Secret to Survival – How Collaboration Pulled Kenya & Namibia Through the Pandemic (7)
    • The Secret to Survival – How Collaboration Pulled Kenya & Namibia Through the Pandemic (8)
  • All (8)
Source: The African Nature Based Tourism Platform |

The Secret to Survival – How Collaboration Pulled Kenya & Namibia Through the Pandemic

The African Nature Based Tourism Platform Releases Key Resilience Report at APAC on How Kenya & Namibia’s Tourism Industries Survived the Pandemic

This week the African Nature Based Tourism Platform (NatureBasedTourism.Africa) released a new case study at the IUCN Africa Protected Areas Congress (APAC) which details how collaboration and resilience were key to Kenya and Namibia’s conservation and tourism industries survival of the COVID-19 pandemic. The study was conducted by Maliasili on…

The African Nature Based Tourism Platform
  • Multimedia content

  • Images (7)
    • Agriculture was a common alternative livelihood strategy for rural Malawians. Photo credit: Dianne Tipping-Woods for Africa Nature Based Tourism Platform
    • Agriculture was a common alternative livelihood strategy for rural Malawians. Photo credit: Dianne Tipping-Woods for Africa Nature Based Tourism Platform 2
    • Agriculture was a common alternative livelihood strategy for rural Malawians. Photo credit: Dianne Tipping-Woods for Africa Nature Based Tourism Platform 3
    • Agriculture was a common alternative livelihood strategy for rural Malawians. Photo credit: Dianne Tipping-Woods for Africa Nature Based Tourism Platform 4
    • Photo credit: Dianne Tipping-Woods for Africa Nature Based Tourism Platform
    • Snares are used to capture wildlife for bushmeat in some rural communities. Photo credit: Dianne Tipping-Woods for Africa Nature Based Tourism Platform
    • Snares are used to capture wildlife for bushmeat in some rural communities. Photo credit Dianne Tipping-Woods for Africa Nature Based Tourism Platform 2
  • All (7)
Source: The African Nature Based Tourism Platform |

Funds needed to bolster tourism recovery in Malawi

With tourists slow to return, Malawi looks to complementary alternatives to tide tourism-reliant communities over, including soft loans, business capacity development, and agricultural enrichment projects

“People who live around Kasungu National Park depend on tourism and agriculture. The onset of the COVID-19 pandemic killed tourism and disrupted rural markets. It was a tragedy for many local people.” These observations on the effects of the pandemic around Kasungu National Park in Malawi by Malidadi Langa, the…

The African Nature Based Tourism Platform
  • Multimedia content

  • Images (5)
    • The African Nature Based Tourism Platform - Connecting Funders to Beneficiaries in 11 Countries in Eastern and Southern Africa (1)
    • The African Nature Based Tourism Platform - Connecting Funders to Beneficiaries in 11 Countries in Eastern and Southern Africa (2). (Image Credit: Nikhil Advani / WWF US)
    • The African Nature Based Tourism Platform - Connecting Funders to Beneficiaries in 11 Countries in Eastern and Southern Africa (3). (Image Credit: Nikhil Advani / WWF US)
    • The African Nature Based Tourism Platform - Connecting Funders to Beneficiaries in 11 Countries in Eastern and Southern Africa (4). (Image Credit: Nikhil Advani / WWF US)
    • The African Nature Based Tourism Platform - Connecting Funders to Beneficiaries in 11 Countries in Eastern and Southern Africa (5)
  • All (5)
Source: The African Nature Based Tourism Platform |

The African Nature Based Tourism Platform - Connecting Funders to Beneficiaries in 11 Countries in Eastern and Southern Africa

The African Nature-Based Tourism Platform seeks to connect funders to communities and small and medium enterprises involved in nature-based tourism in 11 African countries

The newly launched African Nature-Based Tourism Platform (NatureBasedTourism.Africa) is 8 months into its first year of the three-year project phase. It is an innovative collaboration to channel vital COVID-19 relief and recovery funding to communities and small and medium enterprises (SMEs) involved in nature-based tourism in Africa.  Africa witnessed an…