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  • Pineas Kasaona

    Anabeb conservancy, situated in Kunene region, is surrounded by mountains with beautiful shades of brown and sparse mopane trees, but due to the lack of rain over the past few years the area is...

  • Hilma Angula, NACSO Institutional Development Working Group Coordinator

    As might be expected for someone taking up a new position, Hilma Angula had just arrived early for the NACSO Annual General Meeting, which was to be held in the organisation’s boardroom in early...

  • December has seen two important UN conferences, on biodiversity and climate change. It is the time of year when many of us spend time with the family over Christmas, and make resolutions for the...

  • Trainer Dannie Small

    Prosecutors and magistrates improve skills to combat wildlife crime in Namibia

    Namibia’s population of free-roaming black rhino is the world’s largest, but there are no...

  • Bikers for CCF

    In December 2018, four Grandmaster cyclists (over the age of 60) will be taking on the challenge to raise funds for the Cheetah Conservation Fund. This is a drive to raise funds for a CCF...

  • Farmers recieving payments

    Farmers in Tsiseb Conservancy receive first ever payment from the Wildlife Credits Scheme for livestock killed by lions

    Communal farmers in Tsiseb Conservancy who had...

  • Guarding dog with a herd of livestock

    At the recent workshop on governance that took place at the Cheetah Conservation Fund (CCF) Centre, most of the participants were farmers who come from Human Wildlife Conflict (HWC) hotspots....

  • U.S Ambassador to Namibia, Ms. Lisa Johnson, Handler and Minister of Environment and Tourism, the Hon. Pohamba Shifeta.

    The new Dog Unit for Wildlife Protection and Law Enforcement in the Ministry of Environment and Tourism was let off the leash at the Law Enforcement Training School at the Waterberg Plateau...

  • Conservation, environment and sustainable development at a glance

    The Namibian Chamber of Environment has a small bursary to assist deserving Namibian individuals who wish to further their studies in the fields of conservation, environment and sustainable...

  • Regional Association representatives with CCF, NACSO & NDT staff

    On the 8th of September 2018, staff members at the Cheetah Conservation Fund (CCF) gave a warm welcome to the Otjozondupa Regional Conservancy and Community Forest Association (ORCCFA)...

  • Simson Uri-Khob, the Director of Save the Rhino Trust

    At the USAID funded Combatting Wildlife Crime ‘Namibian Landscape’ meeting on 9 October, Simson Uri-Khob, the Director of Save the Rhino Trust, could point to nine rhino calves born in the last...

  • MET Director of Parks and Wildlife, Colgar Sikopo and Deputy Director of Scientific Services, Kenneth Uiseb at the hunting meeting

    Hunting contracts were on the agenda from the 18th-20th September 2018, when conservancy representatives, the Ministry of Environment and Tourism (MET) officials, and conservation organisations...

  • Youth from local schools in Khorixas marching on World Rhino Day

    World Rhino day took place on the 22nd of September. The day was first celebrated by WWF South Africa in 2010. Since then the world has followed suit to spread awareness to help save the five...

  •  Gustaph Tjimuhiva

    Gustaph has a memory for people. It was in 1997, he remembers, when President Nujoma called the residents of the area together, as part of the new SWAPO government’s survey of rural areas, and...

  • Nyae Nyae conservancy manager, Erastus Heinrich

    Last week Nyae Nyae Conservancy held its AGM at Baraka village. The venue is significant. For many years it was the centre of the Nyae Nyae Development Foundation of Namibia, and before that the...

  • CCF staff giving training to farmers on HWC mitigation

    Working with the Ministry of Environment and Tourism (MET), Cheetah Conservation Fund (CCF) has been working in the eastern communal lands for more than 20 years, assisting rural farmers with...

  • IRDNC Human Wildlife Support Unit

    Over the last three months (May to July), IRDNC’s Human Wildlife Support Unit completed a total of 26 responses and 19 patrols, footmarking over 8,870 km of the Kunene Region. This is an...

  • Gerson Kaapehi

    Indigenous knowledge is often thought of as part of our heritage, and irrelevant to modern agriculture. However for some people it has provided valuable skills that are helping them to survive in...

  • WWF’s Chris Weaver on Namibian CBNRM

    Today we launch a new page on the NACSO site: Visits and Learning. It is a fundamental principle of CBNRM that we learn from each other,...

  • Photo: Helge Denker

    On Saturday 4 August at Dreifontein Pos, Torra Conservancy and the community of Bergsig paid tribute to Vitalus Florry, a great Kunene conservationist, who has died at the early age of age of 50...

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