Our Founder

Dr Luc Hoffmann (1923-2016) was a lifelong passionate naturalist, a visionary, philanthropist, scientist, humanist, and friend.

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MAVA's strategy 2016-2022

Since 1994, MAVA has played a transformational role in driving forward innovative conservation across the Mediterreanean, West Africa, the Alps and beyond. Today, our commitment to biodiversity conservation, the sustainable use of natural resources, and vibrant conservation communities remains as strong as ever.

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17/10/17 – How people’s cultural values and community participation contribute to positive conservation of wetlands

We are pleased to announce the recent publication of a new report ‘World Heritage and Ramsar Conventions: Converging Towards Success’, which is the result of a collaboration between the Ramsar Convention Secretariat and the UNESCO World Heritage Centre, with the…
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