Updates from the Field

Empowering Communities: The Backbone of Sustainable Conservation

At the centre of effective conservation lies the active involvement of local communities. When communities feel connected to and invested in conservation efforts, they become powerful allies in protecting their natural environment. This not only leads to better enforcement of regulations but also fosters a

Reflecting on Five Years of Women in the Field  

On this International Women's Day, we are thrilled to celebrate not only the incredible achievements of women worldwide but also the significant 5-year milestone of our Women in the Field Training program. When we launched the Women in the Field (WIF) program in 2019, we

Empowering Wildlife Protectors

Our dedicated anti-poaching game scouts recently underwent a transformative training program in January. Under the guidance of Simon Leaks from Big 5 Protection, this specialised tracking skills training aimed to elevate their wildlife protection abilities to new heights. Simon emphasised the critical role of tracking skills,

Thriving Beyond Business with Grumeti Fund’s RED Program

“I used to think education stops after school, but now I know it's a lifelong journey,” shares Joyce, her eyes alive with newfound wisdom. “Even old people like us can keep learning and growing. This program unlocked my creativity and critical thinking skills – it's

Reflections: Grumeti Fund’s Impactful Year

Picture this: a baby elephant reuniting with its mother after enduring days with a wire snare around its neck, a young girl pursuing her dreams without menstrual limitations, and the transformation of once-bare ecosystems where wildlife now thrives. These are not fleeting moments but a

Protecting Wildlife Day and Night

At the break of dawn, when most of the world is still wrapped in slumber, a dedicated group of individuals springs into action. It's 5:30 a.m., and our anti-poaching game scouts are gearing up for their daily fitness ritual. Their regimen is not for the

George Lohay’s New Paper Published

Paper Title: Genetic evidence of population subdivision among Masai giraffes separated by the Gregory Rift Valley in Tanzania (link) RISE’s newest team member, George Lohay, has already begun forging new paths and findings forward to advance the conservation of African wildlife. George has had a lot

RISE Scholarship Program: Highlighting Juma Minya

In 2019, the Grumeti Fund established the Research and Innovation for the Serengeti Ecosystem (RISE) program. RISE transcends the boundaries of traditional research. Harnessing the brightest minds from Tanzania and beyond, RISE bridges the gaps between high-quality scientific research and applied conservation decision-making. The RISE

K2N Stage Race: A Bike Race of Challenge & Change

In the coming week, six members of the Grumeti Fund team will step out of their field vehicles and onto their mountain bikes to take on one of our favourite annual challenges -  the Grumeti Fund Kilimanjaro 2 Natron (K2N) Stage Race. The Grumeti Fund K2N