David Shepherd Wildlife Foundation

The ALBORADA Trust is proud to support a leading conservation charity operating across Africa and Asia to end wildlife crime and protect endangered species in their natural habitat.

Founded in 1984 by wildlife artist and conservationist David Shepherd CBE, DSWF has been working to protect endangered species for nearly 40 years and has now invested over £12.5 million in frontline conservation projects.

David Shepherd Wildlife Foundation (DSWF) is a highly effective wildlife conservation charity operating across Africa and Asia to end wildlife crime. DSWF adopts a holistic approach to conservation that takes into consideration the vital importance of indigenous communities in the fight to protect the world’s most endangered wildlife. 

Through dedication and hard work, DSWF has influenced policy, shifted attitudes and provided an unwavering voice for wildlife conservation from grass roots to the world stage since 1984. 

DSWF currently operate across two continents, in 17 countries to support 19 ground-based conservation projects and reach tens of thousands of individuals every year to motivate and inspure them to protect our natural world. It works to protect eight core species which are vital in ensuring the helath of ecosystems across the world. 

The Alborda Trust has supported DSWF since 2019 with c. £1m to protect vulnerable populations of tigers, pangolins and elephants.

 

“Through dedication and hard work, we have influenced policy, shifted attitudes, and provided an unwavering voice for wildlife conservation for nearly four decades. We express our impact and intent in a single statement.

The art of survival: Fight. Protect. Engage.”

Will Riley and Angus Hart

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