Rwandan conservationist wins €50,000 award

PUBLISHED: Fri, 22 Feb 2019 14:25:37 GMT

The Grey Crowned Crane, you may recognise it as the symbol on the centre of the Ugandan flag, however, what you may not know is that this majestic bird is an endangered species. It’s for that reason that the Rwanda Wildlife Conservation Association was born. Olivier Nsengimana, made it his mission to protect these birds and now his efforts have been recognized with a 50,000 Euro prize. CNBC Africa sat down with Olivier for more.

Sign Up for Our Newsletter Daily Update
Get the best of CNBC Africa sent straight to your inbox with breaking business news, insights and updates from experts across the continent.
Get this delivered to your inbox, and more info about about our products and services. By signing up for newsletters, you are agreeing to our Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.