African Wildlife Consultative Forum

Virtual Event!

10-12 November 2020

Celebrate the 18th AWCF Hosted by SCI Foundation

Please Note!

Due to the worldwide COVID-19 pandemic and associated travel restrictions, we will host this year's AWCF virtually via ZOOM.

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25 October 2020

AWCF Registration Closes

AWCF registration is by invitation only. Registration ends 5 November 2020

9 November 2020

OPHAA Meeting

The Operators and Professional Hunting Associations of Africa will hold its official business meeting on the day before AWCF starts.

10 November 2020

AWCF Opening Day!

Virtual AWCF Begins via ZOOM

Recent Articles

SCI Welcomes New Ambassador from Botswana to Washington D.C.

Safari Club International

SCI CEO Laird Hamberlin recently 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.

SCI Foundation Shifts to Virtual Agenda for 18th African Wildlife Consultative Forum

Safari Club International Foundation

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic and international travel restrictions, the Safari Club International Foundation will now host the 18th African Wildlife Consultative Forum entirely virtual from Nov. 10-12, 2020.

AWCF Makes SCIF the Leader in Africa

Safari Club International Foundation

The AWCF has been SCIF’s flagship event in Africa for two decades, making us the leader on sustainable use conservation issues.

Understanding Botswana's New Hunting Program

The Daily Caller

Closed borders and travel restrictions are jeopardizing millions of acres of habitat managed by safari operators and the many livelihoods they support.

Botswana Community Conservation Reform Celebrated

Safari Club International Foundation

Community-based conservation in Botswana was celebrated at the SCI Convention in Reno with His Excellency President Mokgweetsi Masisi being awarded SCI's International Legislator of the Year Award in recognition of his reopening of tourist hunting

Zambia Minister Among Record Number of African Government Officials at SCI Show

Safari Club International Foundation

Safari Club International Foundation recently hosted the Hon. Minister Ronald Kaoma Chitotela from Zambia at the 2020 SCI Convention in Reno, Nevada. Adding to the show's resounding success, we were joined by a record number of government officials from eight African countries.

SCI Foundation Hosts 17th AWCF in Zimbabwe

Safari Club International Foundation

The AWCF brings together senior government officials, professional hunting association leadership, the USFWS, international policy experts and wildlife biologists to tackle the most pressing sustainable use issues in Africa.

AWCF - First for Africa

Customer Testimonails

Due to COVID-19 AWCF will be held virtually this year. Complete details available soon.

AWCF 2020

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.

AWCF 2019: Zimbabwe

AWCF 2018: Uganda

Participating Countries

AWCF 2020 - Virtual Conference Register Now

Meet Our Team

Joseph Goergen

Joseph Goergen

Conservation Manager
George Pangeti

George Pangeti

Africa Coordinator
Dr. Comer

Dr. Chris Comber

Director of Conservation
Laird Hamberlin

Laird Hamberlin