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Wildlife Conservation Action

April 24, 2021

9:15 am PDT

A grantee of WCN's Lion Recovery Fund, Wildlife Conservation Action's mission is to promote human-wildlife coexistence and the socioeconomic development of communities living adjacent to wildlife areas. They believe that conservation success depends on the involvement of communities and citizens in every conservation effort, as well as ensuring that communities benefit from coexisting with wildlife.

Dr. Moreangels Mbizah is speaking in the Conservation in Local Hands roundtable.



Dr. Moreangels Mbizah

Executive Director

Dr. Moreangels Mbizah has worked in wildlife conservation for over a decade, focusing on the conservation of large carnivores like lions and African wild dogs. Born and raised in Zimbabwe, she has a DPhil in Zoology from the University of Oxford. Moreangels is the Founder and Executive Director of Wildlife Conservation Action, an organization that seeks to build the capacity of local communities to protect and coexist with wildlife. She is passionate about community-based conservation and is developing innovative ways to promote human-wildlife coexistence in communities living adjacent to wildlife areas, finding ways for communities to benefit from living with and protecting wildlife. Moreangels is also keen to amplify the voices of Black, indigenous, and people of color (BIPOC) conservationists and local communities in the conservation field.