News March 2012

  • The Kakwenga family is numerous enough to have its own village. Cosmos Kakwenga counts the members off on his fingers, totting up 31 in 5 households. It’s a small village in south-west Zambia,...

  • Who cares about borders? When a veterinary fence was erected to separate ‘Bushmanland ’, as it was known in Namibia, from Botswana in the last century, it was necessary to put up ladders so that...

  • Memory Shakoi has an engaging smile. Dressed in a colourful chitenge, the simple cloth wrap that women wear for a skirt in Zambia, she seems like any other young lady in the village. Dressed in...

  • Jenny Mubita walks 30 minutes to the trial plot to till the land before the sun gets too hot. It's hard work digging holes in the sandy soil, but last year she saw the bumper harvest that other...

  • The five partner countries at the helm of the Zambezi Transfrontier Conservation area (KAZA TFCA) believe that one of the key drivers for development in the area is tourism.

    According to...

  • "We Will Live With Wildlife."

    These five words, adopted extensively across Namibia's vast and beautiful rural landscapes, have instigated one of the greatest conservation stories ever told...

  • “Quick, there are the elephants,” says Fidi, and beckons the cameraman. “Now follow me and keep as quiet as possible.” Francois, the cameraman, has seen it all. Although he works for ZDF, Germany’...

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