Current travel restrictions can’t stop you from planning future adventures. While you’re researching where to go, why not consider Egypt? Now if you’re wondering what to see and do in Egypt, We can help you there. We’ve put together a list of the top things to do in Egypt from learning about its history to […]
Ambassador Felix Ndagijimana
Rwanda Programs and Karisoke Research Center, The Dian Fossey Gorilla Fund International
Felix Ndagijimana became the first Rwandan Director of the Fossey Fund’s Karisoke Research Centre in January 2012. He oversees all of Karisoke’s research and protection programs in the Volcanoes National Park, capacity building, and outreach programs which surround the park. Ndagijimana also manages the Fossey Fund’s partnerships in Rwanda and administers a staff of more than 100 people, including trackers, anti-poachers, research assistants, and administrative personnel.
Ndagijimana joined Karisoke as a research assistant in 2004 and served as a deputy director after earning a master’s degree in Primate Conservation from Oxford Brookes University (UK) in 2008, on a scholarship created by Fossey Fund supporter, Mary Ann Parker, in honour of her son, John Eric Peckham.
The Dian Fossey Fund
No two days are the same when you are responsible for the safety and wellbeing of more than 120 Mountain Gorillas, divided across 9 family groups.
As testament to this Veronica recounted to us a recent incident wherein she and her team were forced to intervene when an infant gorilla – Susuruka – was caught in a poacher’s snare. Both Susuruka and her mother were sedated whilst a team of experienced vets cut the rope snare from her arm. Interventions such as these these, as well as daily anti-poaching patrols are commonplace in protecting the Gorilla population.
The Galapagos Islands provide endless opportunities for taking part in a range of exciting activities, from snorkelling with turtles and sea lions to cliff jumping into lagoons. But before you set off on your adventure, there are plenty of factors to consider. In our Galapagos Islands travel guide, we’ll talk you through all the key […]
We’re delighted to be supporting the Military Charity, Walking With The Wounded (WWTW) on its ambitious trek across The Arabian Desert. The expedition, called The Grenadier Walk of Oman, will consist of a 4-man team of ex-service personnel, trekking 400km over the course of 21 days. Over the last couple of months, we have been […]