Video Category
Conservation

 

We Are the Grumeti Fund

Grumeti Fund believes that intersectional environmentalism is critical to ensuring a bright future for biodiversity in the western Serengeti and the communities living adjacent to the protected area.  This is achieved through the development of strong community outreach and relationships programs, alongside efficient conservation, research

 

A Message from the Director

Executive Director, Stephen Cunliffe, shares a moment of inspiration about how the intrinsic value of nature is important for the soul.

 

Research and Innovation for the Serengeti Ecosystem (RISE)

The Grumeti Fund's applied research facility and program, RISE (Research and Innovation for the Serengeti Ecosystem) aim's to empower researchers and scientists to find solutions for complex issues facing the Serengeti ecosystem.

 

Rhino Translocation Phase Three

In September 2019 the Grumeti Fund, in partnership with the Tanzanian Ministry of Natural Resources and Tourism, translocated a breeding nucleus of eastern black rhino from an ex-situ population in South Africa. This complex project involved a number of partnerships and we are happy

 

Elephant Collaring

The Grumeti Fund, in partnership with Tanzanian Wildlife Research Institute, collared 30 elephants this past year. The point of this exercise is reduce human - elephant conflict incidents. With no fence between the protected area and the village, elephants can easily destroy peoples' crops and

 

An Elephant Collaring Experience

In September the Grumeti Fund collared 18 more elephants, taking the total number of elephants collared in 2018 up to 30.  Singita guests joined us for the experience.  These philanthropists made the project possible.  Being able to track elephants is imperative as human - elephant

 

A Rhino’s Journey Across the World – Extended Version

Join Eric on his journey across the world. As one of 750 eastern black rhino left, his genetics and ability to contribute to the eastern black rhino population in Tanzania is critical. Eric's translocation from San Diego to Tanzania is part of a multi-phase black

 

A Rhino’s Journey Across the World

Eric's journey across the globe is just phase one of a much bigger project to bring eastern black rhino back to the western Serengeti and bolster the species population in Tanzania. Thanks to San Diego Zoo and our Tanzanian government partners.

 

Safaris with a Purpose: Elephant Collaring

The Grumeti Fund is opening its doors to people from around the world to get involved in key conservation and community development projects. Elephant collaring is one of several projects with which to get involved.

 

Elephant Collaring Project: Phase One

Human-wildlife conflict is one of the most pressing issues facing people and wildlife in the western Serengeti. Thus, the Grumeti Fund, in partnership with TAWIRI, fitted 12 elephants with remote download GPS collars to help prevent these incidents.

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