With wildlife tourism accounting for roughly 25 percent of foreign exchange earnings in Tanzania, the loss of key species will have a significant effect on economic and monetary stability.

Tuhifadhi Maliasili (“Preserve Natural Resources”) addresses major threats to Tanzania's biodiversity by:

1. Building institutional capacities of both public and private stakeholders
2. Increasing private sector engagement in biodiversity conservation and natural resources management
3. Improving the policy, regulatory, and enabling environment for biodiversity conservation and natural resourcemanagement