Save the Date: African Conservation Awards 2023

This year’s African Conservation Awards, taking place on 16 September 2023, is going to be an incredible one! Taking place at the Southern African Wildlife College, in Greater Kruger, South Africa, this is a perfect venue to honour some of Africa’s most outstanding conservationists.

60 nominations from over 11 African countries were received. With some very tough competition, we look forward to celebrating the winners at this year’s awards.

2023 African Conservation Awards Nominations Now Open

The Game Rangers' Association of Africa (GRAA) is pleased to announce that nominations are now open for the 2023 African Conservation Awards. This prestigious annual celebration recognises the vital contributions of rangers and their supporters in conservation efforts across the magnificent land and seascapes of Africa.

Now in its 12th year, the awards are made possible with the generous support of sponsors CNEI. The GRAA takes great pride in hosting and organising this event, which is endorsed by the South African Department of Forestry, Fisheries, and the Environment.

Together with our Awards Patron, His Serene Highness Prince Albert II of Monaco, and Founders, Dr Larry Hansen and Miss Xiaoyang Yu, we invite conservation supporters from across Africa to submit their nominations under the following four categories:

• Best Field Ranger
• Best Game Ranger
• Best Conservation Team
• Best Conservation Supporter

Let’s honour the champions of nature by nominating deserving candidates for their indispensable role in conservation. Complete the nomination form and send it to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. by 17h00 on 18th of August 2023. Nomination forms are available in English and French.


Thank you for your participation.




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