N#a-Jaqna Conservancy

Named after the Buffalo Thorn Tree

Quick facts

Registered:
July 2003
Region:
Otjozondjupa
Area:
9,120 km2
Approximate population:
3,894
Geographical features:

Average annual rainfall of 400-450 mm. Kalahari sands cover flat landscape of broadleaf and acacia woodland.

Particular features:

Traditional culture of San people.

Major wildlife resources:

Elephant, leopard, eland, duiker, steenbok, gemsbok, kudu, giraffe, black-backed jackal, cheetah, warthog, spotted hyaena.

Enterprises:

Omatako Valley Rest Camp (community rest camp); Grashoek Cultural Village; crafts; trophy hunting; own-use hunting; dry wood harvesting project; devil's claw harvesting.

Management:

Management Committee of eight men and four women; additional members from traditional authority; no staff at present; two game guards trained in trophy hunting, monitoring and data collection techniques; wildlife monitoring using Event Book monitoring system.

Contacts:
N#a-Jaqna Conservancy, P.O Box 1049, Grootfontein; Tel: 067-245047

Chairperson: Mrs Sara Zungu
Manager: Mr Frans Gameb
Secretary: Ms Maria Hausiku

More info

Conservancy Profile Map
(2019)
Game Count Poster
PDF icon Nyae Nyae transect count 2019 final.pdf (2019 - Line Transect and Full Moon Waterhole count (Nyae Nyae) poster and Full Moon Waterhole counts (Nyae Nyae and N#a-Jaqna) poster), PDF icon Nyae Nyae waterhole 2019 final.pdf (2019 - Line Transect and Full Moon Waterhole count (Nyae Nyae) poster and Full Moon Waterhole counts (Nyae Nyae and N#a-Jaqna) poster)
PDF icon Nyae Nyae transect count 2018 final.pdf (2018 - Line Transect and Full Moon Waterhole count (Nyae Nyae) poster and Full Moon Waterhole counts (Nyae Nyae and N#a-Jaqna) poster), PDF icon Nyae Nyae waterhole count 2018 final.pdf (2018 - Line Transect and Full Moon Waterhole count (Nyae Nyae) poster and Full Moon Waterhole counts (Nyae Nyae and N#a-Jaqna) poster)
Conservancy Profile Data
File Conservancies Annual audit overview statistics 2017 (2017 - Overview statistics for 2017 giving information per conservancy on problem animals, poaching, predator sightings, introductions, performance scores, mortalities, rainfall, vegetation, fishing activity and catches etc as presented in the NR audit report posters. )
File Conservancies Annual audit overview statistics 1999-2016 (2016 - Overview statistics for 1999 to 2016 giving information per conservancy on problem animals, poaching, predator sightings, introductions, performance scores, mortalities, rainfall, vegetation, fishing activity and catches etc as presented in the NR audit report posters. )
NR and Governance Posters
PDF icon Na Jaqna Annual audit 2017 (2017)
PDF icon 2016 Na Jaqna Audit Report.pdf (2016)
PDF icon 2015 Na Jaqna Audit Report.pdf (2015)
PDF icon 2014 Na Jaqna Audit Report.pdf (2014)
PDF icon na-jaqna_fact_sheet.pdf (2009)
Gazette
PDF icon Gazette N#a-Jaqna.pdf (2003)