AWCF 2023

The African Wildlife Consultative Forum

Windhoek, Namibia

21st AWCF

9-13 October, 2023
Windhoek, Namibia

Join us for the 21st African Wildlife Consultative Forum in Windhoek, Namibia at the Windhoek Country Club Resort. Registration for current AWCF members is now open. You must be an approved AWCF member to participate.

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View Content from AWCF 2022

Content from the AWCF meetings is now available to Forum Member. Login and view documents, presentations, and session videos at the 2022 Forum page .

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We have posted new content to the Forums with even more historical data on the way.

2023 AWCF

21st AWCF - Namibia

AWCF Attendees - get ready for our 21st AWCF to be held in Namibia. Visit the 2023 Meeting Page for complete information.

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.

21st African Wildlife Consultative Forum

SCIF is hosting the 21st AWCF in Windhoek, Namibia on 9-13 October, 2023. This year's conference is in-person and registration is open for current members..


Hunter Legacy Fund Makes Historic Conservation Investment in SCIF's African Wildlife Consultative Forum

The Hunter Legacy 100 Fund (HLF) has just awarded Safari Club International Foundation (SCIF) nearly $500,000 over the next 5 years for the organization's flagship activity in Africa, the African Wildlife Consultative Forum (AWCF). This grant represents the HLF's long-term commitment to and a historic investment in SCIF's conservation capacity in Africa.

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Safari Club Prepares for CITES 19th Conference of the Parties

The CITES CoP19 will take place this November in Panama City, Panama. SCI and SCIF are busy preparing for our engagement, which includes reviewing and forming sustainable use positions on 52 proposals on nearly 600 species.


Community Potential in Mozambique, AWCF Host Country 2022

SCI Foundation's 20th African Wildlife Consultative Forum (AWCF) will be hosted in Maputo, Mozambique in October. This year's forum will build on two decades of African leadership, collaboration, and action on international policy priorities for sustainable use wildlife conservation.

AWCF 2021 Group Photo

SCI Foundation Continues Longstanding Leadership with AWCF

Planning is well underway for SCI Foundation's historic 20th anniversary African Wildlife Consultative Forum (AWCF) to be held in Maputo, Mozambique from October 3-7.

AWCF 2021 Group Photo

SCI Foundation Champions African Wildlife Conservation

Safari Club International Foundation (SCIF) hosted its 20th annual African Wildlife Consultative Forum (AWCF) in Maputo, Mozambique. This year's Forum once again brought together a diverse group of international stakeholders - from African government officials to wildlife biologists.

Meet Our Team

Dr. Chris Comer

Dr. Chris Comer

Director of Conservation
George Pangeti

George Pangeti

Africa Coordinator
Laird Hamberlin

Laird Hamberlin

CEO, SCI & SCI Foundation
Rose Chimedza

Rose Chimedza

Assistant AWCF Coordinator