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  • NACSO Planning Meeting

    The past year was one of learning and adapting for NACSO and all its partners. Despite the negative impacts of Covid-19, conservation work in Namibia continued. Before 2021 came to an end, NACSO...

  • Women for Conservation in Opuwo

    On 3 December 2021 in Namibia's far northwestern Opuwo, conservation NGOs such as Namibia Nature Foundation (NNF) together with Namibia Development Trust (NDT), and Integrated Rural Development...

  • Rhino Ranger Awards ceremony participants

    As we wrap up our annual work and celebrate our conservation successes despite the challenges, first and foremost, we would like to thank all the frontline workers on the ground who work – and...

  • (L-R) Prince William, Duke of Cambridge presents Simson Uri-Khob with his award during the Tusk Conservation Awards 2021

    Congratulations to the man of the hour, Simson!Uri-≠Khob for winning the Prince William Award for Conservation in Africa, in recognition of the 30 years he has worked to save black rhinos, and in...

  • Elephants

    JOINT STATEMENT OF THE KAZA TFCA PARTNER STATES ON THE OFFICIAL LAUNCH OF THE FIRST- EVER KAZA-WIDE COORDINATED AERIAL SURVEY.

    BY MR. TEOFILUS NGHITILA, EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR OF THE MINISTRY...

  • CLN workshop participants

    Founder members of the Community Leaders Network of Southern Africa (CLN) met in Namibia’s capital city, Windhoek at Avani Hotels from 18-22 October to formalize the network.

    The five-day...

  • Garth Owen-Smith

    The GOSCARs (the Grassroots Owen-Smith Community Ranger Awards – to be presented annually to up to three top-performing Namibian conservancy game guards, conservancy lion or rhino rangers, ...

  • Erastus Ndungu introducing 28 participants to a practical session on organic crop care in Katima Mulilo

    The Namibian Organic Association (NOA) and the Namibia Nature Foundation (NNF) conducted a horticulture training to various small-scale farmers and farmer-trainers from 23-30 September 2021.

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  • A recent opinion editorial published in The Namibian used our 2021 game count data from the Kunene Region as a reason to undermine the Namibian community-based natural resource management (CBNRM)...

  • David Nashimba

    David Nashimba is a member of Iipumbu YaTshilongo Conservancy. As part of the management committee, He oversees overall conservancy activities.

    “I enjoy interacting with colleagues from...

  • Nyae Nyae Conservancy Game guards and Management committee receive SMART training

    The Nyae Nyae Conservancy, located in the Otjozondjupa region in Northeast Namibia is home to a diversity of wildlife including some of the big five such lions, buffalos, elephants, leopards, and...

  • Kachana Mukushi, Game Guard, Lake Lyambezi Conservancy Zambezi region

    “Forming a conservancy will bring about development in our area. I feel good because I am now working, and I believe I’m making a difference for the environment and improving my livelihood.” Says...

  • Land degradation affects people and ecosystems worldwide and is both affected by climate change and contributes to it. Land-use changes and unsustainable land management are direct human causes of...

  • Devil's Claw

    Community members from the Eiseb conservancy and Omuramba ua Mbinda conservancy in the Omaheke region were overjoyed by the financial boost close to N$ 300 000 from the sales of Devil’s Claw at...

  • Victoria Thirion, //Gamaseb Conservancy Secretary since 2018

    I am responsible for organizing conservancy meetings, sending out meeting notices and taking minutes, handling conservancy correspondences, and safekeeping conservancy documents.

    Over the...

  • Africa Izaks, a man of integrity

    Our WWF ambassador, colleague and friend Africa Izaks’s life of humour and kindness did not come to an end with his death. He created fond memories that we will always remember.

    As...

  • From left to right: NNF Executive Director, E€OFish Programme Chair, Governor of Kavango East, Deputy Minister of Ministry of Fisheries and Marine Resources, KAZA Executive Director, NNF Senior Technical Advisor

    The Strengthening Community Fisheries project was launched by the Namibia Nature Foundation (NNF) on 27, April 2021 at Hakusembe Lodge in Rundu, Kavango East region. The project is a grant under...

  • Garth Owen-Smith

    When Garth Owen-Smith started his journey as an Agricultural Officer in Namibia, then Southwest Africa’s rugged and remote harsh desert of Kaokoveld more than 50 years ago, little did he know that...

  • EPDN participants

    “The Parliament of Namibia is excited to be hosting the EPDN experts on our premises,” said Hon Professor Peter Katjavivi, Speaker of the National Assembly at the launch of the Enhancing...

  • Tania Fisch, Vise Treasurer for !Khob !Naub Conservancy since 2019

    My responsibilities as a Vice-Treasurer include preparing and presenting financial reports. In the absence of my supervisor, I authorize payment requests by the conservancy and manage financial...

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