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  • Marius Vainen Kock

    Marius Kock is a young Game guard from Oskop conservancy. He has been serving in this position for a year now. His job responsibilities include doing regular patrols in the conservancy, monitoring...

  • Elephants

    In Namibia and in most parts of Southern Africa, wildlife does not only serve an ecological purpose, but it also offers a crucial supplementary nutritional and economic gain to rural communities....

  • Sunnypo Imalwa and Albertina Fillipus

    NACSO is excited to welcome two new interns under the Donald Hamer Conservation Leadership Programme. This internship has been taking in young people from various fields of study for about 9 years...

  • Looking forward

    Welcome back to all our NACSO members and frequent site viewers.

    We hope you had a well rested holiday season and you're back refreshed and looking forward to what the year has in store for...

  • Jerome Mwilima

    "In these difficult times I encourage people to continue protecting their wildlife. When COVID is over, tourists can be assured that wildlife in Namibia is still thriving," says Jerome Mwilima,...

  • GMUP training of Trainers workshop in Opuwo

    One of the fundamental documents required for conservancies to operate is the Game Management and Utilization Plan (GMUP), as stipulated in the Ministry of Environment, Forestry and Tourism’s (...

  • Sigrid Nyambe and Ingelore Katjingisiua

    One of the Conservation Leadership Programme interns took a trip to the North Eastern regions She shares her experience from the excursion.

    On 13 September 2020, I went on a field trip to...

  • Fabian Libanda, Acting Manager - Salambala Conservancy

    "Come and see what nature has to offer this side of the country. The area is well managed by community members who are well educated about conservation management and the benefits of conservation...

  • Smith Shikoto

    “We need to continue with our work and those that we leave behind once we’re gone can continue surviving from the natural resources that we have been conserving and benefiting from.” Smith Shikoto...

  • Isaac Sililo

    Namibia’s conservancy movement has been the catalyst for change across rural Namibia, changing landscapes and lives. Conservancies are home to one in four rural Namibians who have made the choice...

  • The Ministry of Environment, Forestry and Tourism has granted Oskop and Huibes conservancy a joint tourism concession in the Namib Naukluft Park at Farm Sussex. This is based on the Nature...

  • World Tourism Day has been celebrated every year since 27 September 1980 to raise awareness on the importance of tourism in the social, cultural, political, and economic aspects. The theme for...

  • Rhinoceros

    When it comes to taking care of the natural environment, there should be no debate, Namibians are one of the enthusiasts, they are conservationists at heart and never cease to care for their...

  • African Wild dog

    In August 2020, Cheetah Conservation Fund (CCF) staff reported that an African wild dog puppy carcass has fallen victim to what is believed to have been an intentional road kill situation. As...

  • Erwin Muhongi

    Save the Rhino Trust has been awarded an emergency relief funding by The Wildlife Ranger Challenge to combat the immediate threat to operations posed by the Covid-19 pandemic.The continental-wide...

  • Participants

    In July, Namibia Development Trust (NDT) hosted a meeting at the Pastoral Centre in Keetmanshoop. Representatives from the southern conservancies - Huibes, Oskop, !Gawachab, !Khob !Naub, //Gamaseb...

  • Reuben Mwamo

    Many countries have had to adjust to the effects of COVID 19 across the globe. To prevent further spread, travel restrictions have been put in place both locally and internationally. This has...

  • Lion in the wild

    A bill making its way through the California legislature would ban the possession of trophies from animals killed in Africa. But some African conservation organisations and governments say the ban...

  • Meeting

    On the cold and windy morning of 15 July 2020, at Sikunga Conservancy, the Zambezi Conservancy Biannual meeting commenced under one of the big trees outside the conservancy office. The meetings...

  • Rhinoceros

    The global COVID 19 pandemic has had a significant impact on the world’s economy, which has negatively impacted conservation. Organizations that supports rhino conservation in northwest Namibia...

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