Tuli Conservation Trust is proud to announce the appointment of Former President of Botswana, His Excellency Lieutenant General Dr Seretse Khama Ian Khama, as its founding patron.

His Excellency Ian Khama played a visionary role in establishing Botswana’s world-renowned conservation ethos and continues to provide strong leadership and commitment by working with regional and international conservation organisations.

“The Tuli region is close to my heart and so I am delighted to become founding patron of the Tuli Conservation Trust,” said Ian Khama. “I applaud the Trust’s efforts to seek sustainable solutions to preserving our natural heritage alongside a genuine commitment to empowering our local communities.”

Stephen Lansdown CBE, Trustee, commented: “His Excellency is very well respected both in Botswana and internationally for his leadership and commitment to conservation. We are honoured that he has agreed to be the Founding Patron of the Tuli Conservation Trust and look forward to working with him and receiving his guidance as we seek to ensure that humans and wildlife co-exist harmoniously in the area.”

Seretse Khama Ian Khama and Stephen Lansdown CBE are pictured above, seated next to and standing immediately behind HRH Duke of Cambridge respectively, at the Conservation Thought Leadership Gathering at Buckingham Palace on 9th November 2018.

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