Adams Cassinga

2017 Fellow from Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC)

Adams Cassinga has more than eight years of experience in wildlife criminal investigations. Adams is the founding director and wildlife trafficking expert at Conserv Congo, an organization that fights the scourge of wildlife poaching and trafficking in Central Africa. Conserv Congo is also involved in environmental education for youth as well as community agriculture and farming projects. Adams holds qualifications in journalism, environmental management, and project management. He is committed to preserving the biodiversity of the Congo basin through wildlife law enforcement and community education. Adams credits the Mandela Washington Fellowship, which he received in 2017, with exposing his work to the world and developing his leadership skills.

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