Baba Dioum Quotes

In the end, we will conserve only what we love, we will love only what we understand, and we will understand only what we are taught.

 

No Photo Available

  • Born:
  • Nationality:
  • Profession:

Baba Dioum is a Senegalese forestry engineer. In a paper presented in New Delhi in 1968, at the triennial meeting of the General Assembly of the International Union for the Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources (IUCN), Dioum made the much anthologised statement: "In the end we will conserve only what we love, we will love only what we understand, and we will understand only what we are taught." His major concerns have been agricultural development and natural resource management.

Related Authors

None