Unlocking people’s potential through conservation

About the ESA

We work with land-owning communities to develop agri-wildlife economies, so that people and nature can thrive. 

Our approach is based on social, environmental and economic sustainability. This means we focus on optimising job creation, growing SMMEs, and increasing the value of the community’s asset base.

ESA achieves this by partnering with people through a recognised structure like CPA or Trust to actively develop a sustainable local economy. 

Then, we walk the long road of building trust and understanding, working through queries and objections within the community, and seeking funding opportunities to realise our vision of a rural agri-wildlife economy, and a better life for all.

Our Vision

To disrupt existing land use practices and establish sustainable rural agri-wildlife economy value chains and meaningful ownership by communities on their restituted or redistributed land.

Our Mission

Place people at the centre of conservation solutions, through restoring ecosystems and ecological infrastructure on community-owned land, and establishing circular, inclusive biodiversity-based, diversified, climate smart livelihoods on the land.

Our Model

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ESA Projects

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Developing African Conservation Leaders

Future leaders in conservation and environmental practices have large challenges, and even larger responsibilities. Developing them is one of the best ways to future-proof natural resource management in Africa.

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Inclusive Rural Development

Focusing on the needs of the most vulnerable people in rural areas is the key to building sustainable futures. Working together to identify ways to support rural livelihoods without negative environmental consequences is one of Africa’s most exciting development opportunities.

Impact to Date

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