Mission and Objectives

CARN seeks to advance evidence-based conservation efforts that conserve biodiversity and ecosystem health, protect threatened wildlife species and habitats, and promote environmental sustainability.

Michel Dongmo working in lab

Aspire Grant Program

The Aspire Grant Program has been established to provide grants of up to $5,000 USD for African graduate students and early career professionals working in the areas of biodiversity, conservation and environmental sustainability in the Congo Basin region.

Dja forest

Supports REDD+

CARN supports the Cameroon government program to Reduce Emissions from Deforestation and forest Degradation (REDD). The goal of the REDD program is protect the areas extraordinary biodiversity and ecological value from deforestation.