Another Successful AWCF!

Thank you to everyone who participated in this year's hybrid AWCF in Kasane, Botswana! Members can visit the 2021 Forum for all information related to the meeting.

Botswana Lion
8-12 November

19th AWCF - Kasane, Botswana

Review the conference by visiting the 2021 forum.

Details Soon

20th AWCF Planning Underway

We are actively working on the 20th AWCF for September/October 2022!

Learn From Past Conferences

New Content Available

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

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 African Wildlife Consultative Forum

SCI Foundation hosted in-person & virtual 19th AWCF conference in Botswana in November 2021. AWCF members should visit the 2021 Forum page for information and documentation.




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