Protecting chimpanzees and their habitats is the heart of JGI’s mission. For several decades, JGI has invested in partnerships with local communities and governments to address conservation threats head-on with innovative and holistic solutions driven by the latest science and technology. In Western Tanzania, from improving access to sustainable livelihoods, implementing collaborative land-use planning, supporting capacity around natural resource management and expanding environment education, we’re achieving positive outcomes so that people, chimpanzees and their ecosystems can all thrive. With the generous support of concerned individuals around the world, we’re delivering hope through conservation action.
Our Recent Conservation Impact in Western Tanzania By the Numbers
hectares of biologically significant areas under improved management
villages implementing land use plans
people with improved economic benefits derived from sustainable natural resource management and conservation
students involved in environmental education activities
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JGI Could Not Do This Alone – We’re Grateful for our Supporters & Partners
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Photo credits on this page (left to right, top to bottom): Michael Christopher Brown/Magnum, Michael Neugebauer, JGI/Susana Name, Nick Riley, JGI/Shawn Sweeney, JGI/Bill Wallauer, Kristin Mosher