Torra Conservancy

Named after the red torra rocks predominant in the area

Quick facts

Registered:
June 1998
Region:
Kunene
Area:
3,493 km2
Approximate population:
1,064
Geographical features:

Arid with less than 100 mm average annual rainfall. Largely semi-desert and sparse savannah. Landscape is a mix of hills, plains and wooded river valleys, including the scenic Huab River.

Particular features:

Huab River and wildlife in stark desert scenery.

Major wildlife resources:

Elephant, lion, leopard, black rhino, cheetah, ostrich, kudu, duiker, warthog, steenbok, gemsbok, springbok, giraffe, mountain zebra, klipspringer, spotted hyaena.

Enterprises:

Joint-venture tourism agreements with Damaraland Camp and Kuidas Camp; Palmwag Tourism Concession; live sale of springbok; trophy hunting; shoot-and-sell hunting; own-use hunting.

Management:

Management Committee of seven men and one woman; staff of five Community Game Guards, a Field Officer, a Community Activist and a Receptionist; wildlife monitoring using annual road-based count and Event Book monitoring system.

Contacts:
Torra Conservancy, P.O. Box 462, Khorixas; Tel: 067-697063

Chairperson: Tomi Adams 0817577847, riemvasmaker@africaonline.com.na
Manager: Emil Roman 0813345308, torraconservancy@gmail.com
Secretary: Jessica Awaras 0818306512

More info

Game Count Poster
PDF icon North West Game Count overall 2017 (2017 - One overall summary poster, plus 4 posters of sub-areas), PDF icon North West Game Count - Conservancies north of veterinary fence 2017 (2017 - One overall summary poster, plus 4 posters of sub-areas), PDF icon North West Game Count - conservancies south of the vet fence 2017 (2017 - One overall summary poster, plus 4 posters of sub-areas), PDF icon North West Game Count - Palmwag and Etendeka concessions 2017 (2017 - One overall summary poster, plus 4 posters of sub-areas), PDF icon North West Game Count - Hobatere concession area 2017 (2017 - One overall summary poster, plus 4 posters of sub-areas)
PDF icon North West Game Count overall 2016 (2016 - One overall summary poster, plus 4 posters of sub-areas), PDF icon North West Game Count - Conservancies north of veterinary fence 2016 (2016 - One overall summary poster, plus 4 posters of sub-areas), PDF icon North West Game Count - conservancies south of the vet fence 2016 (2016 - One overall summary poster, plus 4 posters of sub-areas), PDF icon North West Game Count - Palmwag and Etendeka concessions 2016 (2016 - One overall summary poster, plus 4 posters of sub-areas), PDF icon North West Game Count - Hobatere concession area 2016 (2016 - One overall summary poster, plus 4 posters of sub-areas)
PDF icon North West Game Count - overall 2015 (2015 - One overall summary poster, plus 4 posters of sub-areas), PDF icon North West Game Count - waterhole count 2015 (2015 - One overall summary poster, plus 4 posters of sub-areas), PDF icon North West Game Count - conservancies north of the vet fence 2015 (2015 - One overall summary poster, plus 4 posters of sub-areas), PDF icon North West Game Count - conservancies south of the vet fence 2015 (2015 - One overall summary poster, plus 4 posters of sub-areas), PDF icon North West Game Count - concession areas 2015 (2015 - One overall summary poster, plus 4 posters of sub-areas)
PDF icon North-West game count poster 2014 (2014)
Game Count Data
File North West Game Count data up to 2017 (2017)
NR and Governance Posters
PDF icon 2016 Torra Audit Report.pdf (2016)
PDF icon 2015 Torra Audit Report.pdf (2015)
PDF icon 2014 Torra Audit Report.pdf (2014)
Conservancy Profile Data
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. )
Conservancy Profile Brochure
PDF icon English (2012)
PDF icon English (2009)
Conservancy Profile Poster
PDF icon English (2012)
PDF icon Translated (2012)
PDF icon Torra Fact Sheet (2009)
Conservancy Profile Map
(2009)
Gazette
PDF icon Gazette Torra.pdf (1998)