News 2016

  • The year is turning the corner, and we hope that after four long years of drought the rains will come. George Epalanga farms in Dzoti Conservancy, Zambezi Region.

  • Photo: Patrick Bentley

    The tourist arriving at Victoria Falls Airport steps off the plane expecting to see elephants. Televisions beam pictures of a pristine African landscape, teeming with wildlife, into homes in the...

  • Delegates to a symposium on ‘The State of KAZA’ (the Kavango Zambezi Transfrontier Conservation Area) met at the beginning of November in Victoria Falls to discuss progress five years after the...

  • KAZA

    Since the creation of KAZA, the Kavango Zambezi Transfrontier Conservation area, which straddles five countries in southern Africa, tourists and others unfamiliar with the region have asked what...

  • NACOPAC Chairpersons - Hon. B. Jagger. B.S. Sibalatani, M. Nauyoma

    On 10 November 2016, the Namib conference room at the Safari Hotel was filled with Members of Parliament (MPs) from the National Assembly and National Council, Ministry of Environment and Tourism...

  • Bamunu conservancy tractor

    Outside the Bamunu Conservancy office in Zambezi region is a brand new tractor, ready to be put into service earning money for the conservancy.

  • A symposium to review KAZA, the Kavango Zambezi Transfrontier Conservation area (KAZA TFCA) is taking place from 31 October to 2 November in Victoria Falls, drawing together governments,...

  • 'Oom' Nelboy Bezuidenhout dancing with Anna Dawids

    Deriet is off the beaten track, but perhaps not for long. There are plans to expand the tourism trail to this small Kunene village, home to the Riemvasmaker festival.

  • Press conference SADC - Photo by IISD/ENB | Kiara Worth

    The Convention on Trade in Endangered Species (CITES) Conference of Parties COP17 which has just ended in Johannesburg saw Namibia emerge with all our conservation priorities retained and our...

  • The morning of September 26 saw Ministry of Environment and Tourism regional support staff and CBNRM cadres sitting attentively in the community hall of the #Khoadi- //Hôas conservancy in Kunene...

  • Namibia entices you with a diversity of cultures, free-roaming wildlife and spectacular landscapes.

  • NACSO is the voice that brings conservation together in Namibia.

  • Crane flower - a Cape beauty

    Next week NACSO officially launches its new site with partners, friends and the media. In the meantime, you are welcome to preview the site and read this week’s story on water under Read...

  • Lucia Kandambo

    Lucia Kandambo is the Vice Chairperson of George Mukoya Conservancy in Kavango, and was one of the first people to work on the awareness campaign to start the conservancy in 2002.

  • Mother Earth withers away
    Her suckling breasts slumped dry…
    Her children die of thirst
    The unborn looks in desperation
  • Gertrude Eises

    As Treasurer of Sorris Sorris Conservancy, Gertrude Eises, not only manages the figures, she’s also part of them. Nearly a half – 49% – of conservancy treasurers are women. That’s up 10% from last...

  • Laurencius

    Namibia is a land of contradictions. Laurencius Antabo’s farm is by a river side, but it is as dry as the semi-desert around it.

  • If you drive along the highway through Kavango in June, a golden harvest of thatching grass is stacked at many points along the roadside, awaiting collection by dealers who transport the bundles...

  • An east wind whips across Torra Conservancy driving hot air to the coast, and while Swakopmund swelters, Bergsig and other Kunene settlements 100 kilometres inland struggle with a third year of...

  • Namibia has the world’s largest population of cheetahs, but where are they? All of Namibia’s formidable carnivores face threats to their existence. There are less than 900 lions in Namibia.

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