Lekki Conservation Centre, Lagos - Nigeria
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The Lekki Conservation Centre has been established over 20 years and is the Nigerian Conservation Foundation's foremost project site, spanning over 78 hectares on the renowned Likki Peninsula in Lagos. The NCF is an organisation dedicated to sustainable development and nature conservation. The foundation aims to preserve Nigeria's species and ecosystems, promote sustainability when using natural resources and advocates actions that minimise the impact on the environmental and prevent resource wastage.
The Lekki Conservation Centre is a product of the foundation's unrelenting commitment to conserving Nigeria's resources. The Centre is an initiative to protect the wildlife and mangrove forests found on Nigeria's South-West coastline from the threat of urban development and works tirelessly to raise environmental awareness and promote responsibility.
The Centre serves as a facility for research and education, mostly catering for groups of Tourists and School Children. Alongside promoting environment protection the centre works in the surrounding communities to prevent poaching.