Who We Are

Management Authority

Picture1The Wildlife Conservation General Administration

The Wildlife Conservation General Administration (WCGA) is the Sudanese government authority charged with the responsibility for the management of terrestrial and marine protected areas in Sudan. The WCGA is responsible for implementing the Federal Protection of Hunting and National Parks Law of 1986 related to protection of biodiversity and habitats in Sudan, and for the management of National Parks including both Sanganeb Atoll Marine National Park and Dungonab Bay and Mukkawar Island National Park.

Our Consortium:

We are a consortium of public, private, governmental and non-governmental institutions dedicated to supporting the conservation of Sudan’s Marine National Parks. We seek to promote the protection and sustainable management of marine biodiversity and habitats while ensuring local community involvement and benefits. By acting collaboratively as responsible stewards for these parks, we aim to help strengthen efforts to preserve and safeguard Sudanese natural heritage now and for future generations.

 Partners Include:



Founded in 1973 by Captain Jacques-Yves Cousteau, the Society has more than 50,000 members worldwide. Under the leadership of President Francine Cousteau, the Society continues the unique explorations and observations of marine ecosystems throughout the world that have already helped millions of people understand and appreciate the fragility of life on our Water Planet. Half a century of protecting water systems has expanded to embrace a wide variety of programmes to encourage communities to achieve sustainable harmony with nature as the Cousteau Label program.


Sudanese Development Initiative (SUDIA)

Founded in 1996, the Sudanese Development Initiative (SUDIA) is a pioneering nongovernmental organization working with a broad cross-section of stakeholders for greater stability, development, and good governance in Sudan by reducing violence, empowering youth and advancing the role of the media and civil society.


The Red Sea University

Established in 1994, the Red Sea University is located in the city of Port Sudan, in the state of the Red Sea  in eastern Sudan. The Red Sea University seeks to accomplish excellence in the field of higher education and scientific research on the national, regional , and international levels in an environment of independence , and equality contributing to research ,community services and sustainable development.


Sudanese National Commission for UNESCO

MAB – National Committee

Launched in 1971, UNESCO’s Man and Biosphere Programme (MAB) develops the basis within the natural and social sciences for the rational and sustainable use and conservation of the resources of the biosphere and for the improvement of the overall relationship between people and their environment. It predicts the consequences of today’s actions on tomorrow’s world and thereby increases people’s ability to efficiently manage natural resources for the well-being of both human populations and the environment.


University of Windsor

The University of Windsor is a progressive, student-centred institution, where the challenges of communities and of a world in transition inform the education it provides, the research it does, and the creative endeavours it pursues. The university is committed to the highest intellectual standards and to applying teaching, research, and creative activity to issues of importance in the world.


The Deep

The Deep, one of the most spectacular aquariums in the world, is located in Hull, East Yorkshire. This award-winning attraction is home to 3,500 fish including magnificent sharks and rays.