Welcome to the Honeyguide Foundation website

The Honeyguide Foundation (HGF) is a grass roots, non-profit, non-governmental organization based in Tanzania dedicated to support communities and the conservation of wildlife and natural resources through long-term community partnerships. The African Honeyguide is a bird that actively guides humans (and honey badgers) to beehives; we chose it as our symbol as it is a beautiful example of the symbiotic relationship between humans and wildlife and of successful partnerships in general.

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Bull killed, poachers caught on Elephant March Day


Just after nightfall, the crack of gunfire echoed across the plains. A hunt and chase ensued in the darkness. Somewhere, another elephant died for its tusks.

In a sad stroke of irony, poachers slaughtered a massive bull elephant near Esilalei Village on October 14, the same day of the momentous Elephant March in Arusha, . . . → Read More: Bull killed, poachers caught on Elephant March Day

March for Elephants on Nyerere Day


On a misty cool morning, among hundreds of supporters, Honeyguide Foundation celebrated Nyerere Day by joining the Elephant March through Arusha.

The peaceful protest called for an end to the international trade in ivory and rhino horn, a crackdown on the senseless killing of wild animals for such trophies, and stricter laws against poaching . . . → Read More: March for Elephants on Nyerere Day

Honeyguide joins Synergy partnership in key livestock, wildlife corridor

Enguruka Landscape Shot

Honeyguide Foundation has officially launched a joint natural resource management and economic development initiative with three other implementing partners among five villages that extend from the Tarangire-Manyara ecosystem toward Lake Natron.

As funded by the Belgian government and developed by Trias Tanzania, the Synergy Project aims to boost local economic development through the sustainable . . . → Read More: Honeyguide joins Synergy partnership in key livestock ,wildlife corridor

Tracker Dogs Might Need an Agent


Media surrounding the Tracker Dog Unit, a project of Big Life Foundation, has grown to the point where we can’t always keep track and post of all the pieces in which Rocky & Jerry make appearances.

Will they need an agent in 2015? Maybe.

Last year, Maria Alomajan published her book, Dogs in . . . → Read More: Tracker Dogs Might Need an Agent

A New M&E Generation



Let’s talk vector, raster, polygons, and Universal Transverse Mercator projections, which are named, of course, after the 16th-century Flemish cartographer, Gerardus Mercator.

Now we are speaking the language of Geographic Information Systems (GIS), a lingua franca that has become absolutely essential in conservation and countless other fields in the 21st century.

At . . . → Read More: A New M&E Generation

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