Have the lives of the people and wildlife of Africa been improved through their leadership?
Have they had a significant impact on wildlife population numbers?
Do they provide mentorship?
Have their ideas been replicated across the continent, or should they be?
If the answer is yes to any of these then nominate them for the Tusk Awards.
The judges assess the nominees’ outstanding contribution towards any, or all, of the following areas: wildlife and habitat conservation, development and delivery of environmental education, and sustainable community development programmes designed to enhance conservation.
Sponsored by Ninety One, this is a lifetime achievement award, given to a distinguished individual for their outstanding dedication and exceptional continued contribution to conservation in Africa. The winner will be announced during the ceremony and will receive a grant of £100,000 towards their work.
Sponsored by Land Rover, this is for an individual who is judged to be an emerging leading conservationist, in recognition of their outstanding success shown in their chosen field. The three finalists are previewed on the following pages. The winner will be announced during the ceremony and will receive a grant of £75,000 towards their work. The two finalists will each receive a grant of £20,000, one of which has been sponsored by EJF Philanthropies.
This award gives international recognition to the dedication and commitment of an individual who works in the field to protect Africa’s wildlife. The award is being sponsored by The Nick Maughan Foundation. The winner will be announced during the ceremony and will receive a grant of £30,000 towards their work.
Across all three awards decisions are made based on the following eligibility criteria:
Awards will be given for:
Awards are not made for: