One hundred youth from 23 countries in Africa have been recognised as the top youth leaders in conservation in the continent.
The exceptional top 100 young leaders are advocating and creating a huge positive impact in sustainable agriculture & food security, forest and land restoration, ocean protection, wildlife conservation, waste management, clean energy access and research, education and awareness.
These youth, and many more who did not make it to the final list, have demonstrated that the youngest generations are not the future, but the present driver for change in Africa. youngest generations are not the future, but the present driver for change in Africa.
The first-ever Top 100 young African conservation leaders list is a collaboration between the Africa Alliance of YMCAs, World Organization of the Scout Movement, African Wildlife Foundation and WWF to empower the efforts of youth talented Africans and inspire other youth in leading the way to ensure nature and people will thrive for generations to come.
In addition to being recognized in the first-ever publication of its kind, the shortlisted Top 100 young African conservation leaders will be the beneficiaries of a bespoke one-year leadership development programme that will mentor them with systems thinking and practical skills to scale-up their initiatives.
Join us in celebrating and recognising the work of these 100 young African leaders by amplifying their voice and spreading their stories!