Members

NACSO members are categorised as either full members or associate members. Associate members include organisations and individuals.

Full members:


Cheetah Conservation Fund (CCF)

Cheetah Conservation Fund is the world’s leading organization dedicated to saving the cheetah in the wild through scientific research and integrated programmes that address mankind’s interaction with the cheetah and its habitat.

Integrated Rural Development and Nature Conservation (IRDNC)

Providing technical support to conservancies including training in natural resources management; community capacity building; institutional and economic development; financial and logistic assistance.

Legal Assistance Centre (LAC)

Providing legal advice to conservancies on constitutions, contracts, legal conflicts and conflict resolution and advocacy on CBNRM issues.

Namibia Development Trust (NDT)

Working with historically marginalised rural and urban communities to build their power to act for social change, through capacity building initiatives.

Namibia Nature Foundation (NNF)

Providing assistance in grant administration, fundraising, financial management and Monitoring and Evaluation.

Nyae Nyae Development Foundation of Namibia (NNDFN)

Supporting and empowering the San people to improve their quality of life economically and socially including land and human rights and the sustainable use of natural resources.

Omba Arts Trust (OAT)

Supporting sustainable livelihoods of Namibia's marginalised communities through the development, sales and marketing of quality crafts.

Save the Rhino Trust (SRT)

Implementing rhino conservation and management, training and capacity building in rhino management and responsible rhino tourism ventures.

Multi-disciplinary Research Centre and Consultancy (MRCC-UNAM)

Researching into the social effectiveness of CBNRM and conservancies in Namibia.

Associate members:


Namibian Environment and Wildlife Society (NEWS)

Working to conserve Namibia's natural environment, to promote appropriate protection, wise use of natural resources and sustainable development.

Southern Kunene Regional Association (SKRA)

Increasing the sustainability of the conservancy programme in southern Kunene by creating a platform where members can discuss issues and share best practices.

Tourism Supporting Conservation (TOSCO)

Linking the tourism industry to local people, conservation organisations and research. Supporting conservation projects and local people who share their land with wildlife.

World Wildlife Fund in Namibia (WWF in Namibia)

Providing technical support to implementers in the fields of natural resource management, business and enterprise development, and institutional development.

Kavango Regional Conservancy Association (KRCA)

Independent organisation comprised of registered and emerging conservancies in the Kavango region acting as a representative umbrella body.

Kunene Regional Community Conservancy Association (KCCA)

Independent organisation comprised of registered and emerging conservancies in the Kunene region acting as a representative umbrella body.

Otjozondjupa Regional Conservancy Association (ORCA)

Independent organisation comprised of registered and emerging conservancies in the Otjozondjupa region acting as a representative umbrella body.

Individual members:


Anna Davis


Annie Symonds


Brian Jones


Carol Murphy


Dhyani Berger