AWCF 2021 Registration Open

Registration for the 19th AWCF is now open. Join us in Kasane, Botswana or virtually via ZOOM. Register today!

Botswana Lion
September 2021

Registration Begins for AWCF 2021

Registration is now open for the 19th AWCF in Kasane, Botswana

Hybrid Meeting This November

19th AWCF 8-12 November 2021

AWCF will meet this November in Kasane, Botswana. Due to Covid restrictions at this time, a virtual attendance option is also available.

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Learn About AWCF

The annual African Wildlife Consultative Forum (AWCF) is SCI Foundation's premier activity in Africa, bringing together a diverse group of stakeholders, senior government officials, professional hunting association leadership, community-based support organizations, international policy experts and wildlife biologists to discuss sustainable use wildlife conservation issues across Africa.

19th AWCF Planned for November.

SCI Foundation is planning for the in-person 19th AWCF to be held in Kasane, Botswana. Registration is now underway and further details, including the meeting agenda, will be availble soon.




SCIF Maintains Momentum in Africa with Virtual AWCF

Safari Club International Foundation (SCIF) held its 18th African Wildlife Consultative Forum (AWCF) with its virtual hosts, the Botswana Ministry of Environment, Natural Resource Conservation and Tourism and the Department of Wildlife and National Parks.


SCI Welcomes New Ambassador from Botswana to Washington D.C.

Laird Hamberlin welcomed the new Ambassador of Botswana to Washington DC - the Honorable Onkokame Kitso Mokaila. The Safari Club International Foundation was also represented by SCIF's Conservation Director Dr. Chris Comer and Conservation Manager Joe Goergen


Critical Work Of African Wildlife Consultative Forum Not Deterred By COVID-19

The African Wildlife Consultative Forum (AWCF) is widely known in Africa as one of the most productive wildlife conservation gatherings that occurs every year.

Meet Our Team

Joseph Goergen

Joseph Goergen

Conservation Manager
Dr. Chris Comer

Dr. Chris Comer

Director of Conservation
George Pangeti

George Pangeti

Africa Coordinator
Laird Hamberlin

Laird Hamberlin

CEO, SCI & SCI Foundation