Ramadhani Saidi and Janeth Edward work at the Noloholo office

Our People


A Commitment to Leadership

African People & Wildlife’s more than 200 program officers, educators, scientists, and community members drive our efforts on the ground. Our staff is guided by the strategic direction, insight, and expertise of a Board of Directors, an International Advisory Council, and a Scientific Advisory Council.

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Meet Our People



APW was co-founded in 2005 by Dr. Laly Lichtenfeld and Charles Trout with a mission to create win-win solutions for people and wildlife in Tanzania.

Members of the African People and Wildlife team

Impact Summary

Our programs positively impact 76 communities in 6 critical conservation landscapes across northern Tanzania.

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Where We Work

Tanzania is one of the world’s greatest centers of large mammal biodiversity.

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