Organisations worth to support

This list has been compiled by the Lions4Lions Project. Lions4Lions is an ongoing project. We want to collect information about trustworthy organizations that research the Lion species, fight against Lion exploitation, care for captive Lions and that work on the reduction of Human-Lion conflicts. We try to feature each organizations step by step on this website. 

© – Version 6 – September 2018 –

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African People & Wildlife
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Laly Lichtenfeld & Charles Trout Tanzania  
Drakenstein Lion Park

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Paul Hart South Africa / Western Cape  
Panthera Africa Big Cats Sanctuary

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Lizaene Cornwall & Cathrine S. Nyquist
South Africa / Western Cape  
Pride Lion Conservation Alliance Mocambique, Kenya, Tanzania, Zambia  
The Pride Lion Conservation Alliance Members:     
Ruaha Carnivore Project


AMY DICKMAN Tanzania  
Lion Landscapes Lion research ALAYNE ORIOL-COTTERIL Laikipia / Samburo Kenya Lower Zambezi /Luangwa Valley Zambia  
Niassa Carnivore Project    COLLEEN BEGG Mocambique / Niassa  
Ewaso Lions SHIVANI BHALLA Kenya, specially Samburu, Buffalo Springs and Shaba  
Lion Guardians STEPHANIE DOLRENRY/ LEELA HAZZAH Kenya, Tanzania  
Kope Lion logo Ingela Jansson Ngorongoro Conservation Area / Ndutu  
Uganda Carnivore Program Dr. Ludwig Siefert Uganda  
Desert Lion Conservation Desert Lion Conservation  Dr. Philip Stander Namibia  
Blood Lions Ian Michler South Africa  
Campaign Against Canned Hunting Chris Mercer South Africa  
International Campaign Against Canned Hunting Philip Pitout

International Campaign Against Canned Hunting Scotland Scotland  
Born Free Foundation Virginia McKenna
Big Life Foundation Big Life Foundation Nick Brandt Richard Bonham Tom Hill Amboseli-Tsavo-Kilimanjaro  
Maasailand Preservation Trust Richard Bonham Merged with Big Life Foundation in 2012

WildCRU Project Lion Bones WildCru - Wildlife Conservation Research Unit International  
WildCRU Lion Core Research WildCru - Wildlife Conservation Research Unit Zimbabwe  
WildCRU Mitigating Human Predator conflict around Hwange National Park WildCru - Wildlife Conservation Research Unit Zimbabwe  
WildCRU Transboundary and landscape conservation of lions WildCru - Wildlife Conservation Research Unit Zimbabwe Botswana  
WildCRU Ruaha Carnivore Project WildCru - Wildlife Conservation Research Unit   Tanzania  
National Geographic Big Cats Initiative National Geographic Dereck and Beverly Joubert

  Southern, Western and Eastern Africa   
Panthera Foundation Thomas S. Kaplan Angola Benin Botswana Burkina Faso Chad Gabon Kenya Mozambique Namibia Niger Nigeria South Africa Tanzania Zambia  Zimbabwe


Marataba Section of the Marakele National Park

LEO Africa – Volunteers for Wildlife and Conservation


Koos Niemann / Sabrina Colombo  
Lion Recovery Fund

Leonardo diCaprio Foundation & Wildlife Conservation Network, see underneath Senegal Benin  Ethiopia  Zambia  Uganda  Mozambique  Malawi  Zimbabwe     
Leonardo diCaprio Foundation Leonardo diCaprio World Wide  
Wildlife Conservation Network  Charles Knowles   Rebecca Patton 37 countries  

African Parks list contains only parks that has Lions




Benin, Central African Republic, Chad, the Democratic Republic of Congo, Malawi, Mozambique, the Republic of Congo, Rwanda and Zambia



African Parks – Akagera African Parks logo.png Rwanda  
African Parks – Chinko African Parks logo.png CAR  
African Parks – Garamba African Parks logo.png DRC  
African Parks – Liuwa Plain African Parks logo.png Zambia  
African Parks – Liwonde African Parks logo.png Malawi  
African Parks – Majete African Parks logo.png Malawi  
African Parks – Pendjari African Parks logo.png Benin  
Mara Predator Project Living With Lions Homepage Sara Blackburn Project was finished in 2016 Kenya / Masai Mara  
LionAid LionAid - Lion Conservation, Preservation, Research, Raising Awareness, Ban Lion Hunting, Exposing Canned Hunting Dr. Pieter Katt Kenya      UNESCO *  
Uganda Conservation Foundation logo Uganda  
Greater Limpopo Carnivores Kris Everatt / Rae Kokes Mocambique / Greater Limpopo