Jane Goodall Institute

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The Jane Goodall Institute (JGI) is a global wildlife and environment conservation organization headquartered in Vienna, Virginia. It was founded in 1977 by English primatologist Jane Goodall.

JGI's main office is in the United States, but it has branches in world; its Gombe Stream Research Center] is located in Gombe Stream National Park in Tanzania.

Activities[edit]

Protecting Great Apes[1][edit]

JGI works to protect chimpanzees and other primates by supporting sanctuaries, law enforcement efforts to reduce illegal trafficking and public education to protect endangered species in the wild.

Improving Gender & Health Outcomes[2][edit]

JGI achieves this through community-centered health projects, improvements to water supplies and programs designed to keep girls in school.

Promoting Sustainable Livelihoods[3][edit]

JGI does this through improved agricultural practices, community-managed microcredit programs, and sustainable production techniques that increase incomes while protecting forests and watersheds.

Using Science & Technology for Conservation[4][edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Protecting Great Apes & Primates from Disease & Trafficking - The Jane Goodall Institute". The Jane Goodall Institute. Retrieved 2015-10-26. 
  2. ^ "Improving Gender & Health Outcomes - The Jane Goodall Institute". The Jane Goodall Institute. Retrieved 2015-10-26. 
  3. ^ "Promoting Sustainable Livelihoods - The Jane Goodall Institute". The Jane Goodall Institute. Retrieved 2015-10-26. 
  4. ^ "Science & Technology for Conservation - The Jane Goodall Institute". The Jane Goodall Institute. Retrieved 2015-10-26. 

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