We work to protect, restore and increase awareness of the wild lands and wildlife on Obudu Plateau and the surrounding Cross River National Park and Cameroon’s Takamanda National Park. We seek to generate healthier economic opportunities for local communities and promote care of our natural world.
To create and live in a world which understands human dominance is not to control and destroy but to utilise and grow with a generation of soldiers who will one day join the fight against animal cruelty, depletion of our natural resources and the destruction of our planet.
EXECUTIVE BOARD AND COMMITTEE
Mrs. Onari Duke is a philanthropist, lawyer, entrepreneur and UN certified trainer. She founded the Obudu Conservation Centre in 2002 to provide hands-on nature experiences, knowledge, appreciation and sustainability of the environment. Onari is also the Chairman of the Child Survival and Development Organisation of Nigeria (CS-DON).
Professor John Oates
Professor John Oates is a leader in African primate conservation and a former professor in anthropology in Hunter Univerisy, New York. Oates has conducted field research in Cote d’Ivoire, Ghana, Equatorial Guinea, India, Liberia, Nigeria, Sierra Leone, and Uganda and has written several influential books.
Mr. Disun Holloway is a former Commissioner of Tourism and Inter-Governmental Relations in Lagos State.
Phil has over 40 years’ experience in Nigeria predominantly in the environmental sector. He initially worked for the State Government as the Chief Ecologist in NE Nigeria for 15 years and was responsible for the development of a protected area policy for the region. He is on the Board of numerous NGOs in the country...