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Celebrating our extraordinary team of talent here at Gorongosa – Tongai Castigo details some of the challnges faced by scientists in the Park, and tells us why his passion is for plants.

Gorongosa Mission

The Gorongosa Project protects the Park’s biodiversity and ecosystem services and unlocks its economic potential for the community inhabitants of the Gorongosa Buffer Zone, Sofala Province, Mozambique and further afield.

Our Gorongosa - A Park for the People

Through the lens of Gorongosa, we explore of the most important and urgent questions of our time: what will it take to sustain Africa’s human population and save its remaining wild places? 

On the Front Line

From the team that created National Geographic’s “Africa’s Lost Eden” and “Gorongosa Park: Rebirth of Paradise” comes “On the Front Line – The Rangers of Gorongosa” – Protecting Mozambique’s beautiful Conservation Areas requires courage, skill, and passion. In Gorongosa National Park, a group of men and women endure difficult training to try to achieve their dream of becoming Rangers.

Unreal Coffee. Real Impact

When you purchase any of our products, you become part of our self sustaining system that helps to restore and protect the park, creates jobs and provides healthcare, training and education for its people.

Sponsor a Girl

The Girls’ Clubs initiative continues to be one of Gorongosa Project’s main human development initiatives in the Buffer Zone, offering support to girls to stay at school and learn important life skills.

Gorongosa from Above

Experience the ethereal beauty ofthe Park from above. 

recent press coverage

How one of Africa’s great parks is rebounding from war

“You can just see nature breathing a sigh of relief.” In Mozambique’s Gorongosa National Park, wildlife’s future depends on humans’ livelihoods. – National Geographic Cover Story

Wild Pups Roam Again in an African Paradise

“When I flew over Gorongosa,” Mr. du Plessis said, “looking at the prey numbers, the water, the topography — I thought, if you could sketch what wild dog heaven would look like, Gorongosa is it.” – New York Times – Natalie Angier

In Mozambique, a Living Laboratory for Nature’s Renewal – New York Times

And as you drive through it, bumping over roads so deeply rutted you feel like a human castanet, you realize you’ve never been so happy in your life. – Natalie Angier – New York Times

press releases

Gorongosa National Park & NESPRESSO sign MoU to jointly collaborate to improve coffee farmers livelihoods in Mount Gorongosa – Read More

Gorongosa National Park is highlighted in a publication from African People & Wildlife and National Geographic Society: “Community, Conservation, and Collaboration: A Framework for Success – Read More

Gorongosa National Park received a new pack of Painted Wolves (Lycaon pictus) Monday, November 11th, 2019 – Read More

Our Mission

Our Mission

Advance an integrated multi-partner approach to conservation and to people-centred development. The Gorongosa Project protects the Park’s biodiversity and ecosystem services and unlocks its economic potential for the community inhabitants of the Gorongosa Buffer Zone, Sofala Province, Mozambique and further afield.

Our Vision

A thriving, biodiversity-rich, Greater Gorongosa conservation landscape, which supports Sofala Province as an engine for resilient and sustainable development enabling nature experiences and wellbeing for its people, enriching all of Mozambique and the world.

A Park for Peace

On 1 August, 2019 a historic ceremony was held in Gorongosa to celebrate the Cessation of Hostilities Accord between the leaders of the Government of Mozambique and the opposition Renamo Party. The accord established Gorongosa National Park (GNP) as a ‘Park for Peace’, delivering human development to the communities that share the greater landscape.