What is Tusk Trust? 25th Anniversary of Tusk Trust on Perreault Magazine.
Celebrating their 25th anniversary in 2015, Tusk Trust has been initiating and funding conservation, community development and environmental education programmes across Africa since its inception in 1990.
TUSK currently supports 52 field projects in 17 African countries that not only work to protect wildlife, but also help to alleviate poverty through sustainable development and education. Tusk’s aim is to forge an inextricable link between the preservation of Africa’s natural heritage and the future of its land, culture and people.
HRH The Duke of Cambridge has been the Royal Patron of Tusk since 2005 and has been a powerful advocate for Tusk’s work to support conservation, education and community development across Africa Ever since. In a speech to mark Tusk’s 20th anniversary, The Dukenoted: “The imperative of balancing conservation of wildlife and natural resources with the ever-growing needs of the human race is at the heart of the great challenge facing mankind today.” The Duke has also stated that "Future generations must have the chance to wonder at The Continent’s spell-binding natural heritage for themselves. Weoweitto them. This legacy is not ours to squander. And in this cause, Tusk is a great Champion." HRH The Duke of Cambridge KG KT, Royal Patron of Tusk.
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