17 Sep 2019 Video Ecosystems and Biodiversity

Young Champion of the Earth 2019: Adjany Costa

The 2019 Young Champion of the Earth for Africa is Adjany Costa from Angola. Adjany is committed to saving one of the world’s last wild places, the Okavango Basin. The Wildlife Protection through Community Based Natural Resource Management in Eastern Angola project is coupled with the National Geographic Okavango Wilderness Project and aims to develop a model for communities in one of the last wildlife hubs in Angola, as a tool to activate wildlife conservation, help protect one of the last wild places on earth and simultaneously help fight poverty.

Footage of Adjany in the field is courtesy of the National Geographic Society.