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  • 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...

  • From left to right: EIF CEO, Benedict Libanda. Minister of Environment, Hon Pohamba Shifeta. EDA Project manager, Selma Shitilifa and the Environmental commissioner, Theo Nghitila.

    “It is now my honour to formally declare the ‘Call for Proposals’ under this EDA project as officially launched” said the Minister of Environment and Tourism, the Honourable Pohamba Shifeta, after...

  • Photo credit: Gaudensia Kalabamu - WWF Tanzania

    Steve Felton recently visited Tanzania where he joined village game scouts for a day. This is his report.

    The body of a Maasai man is lying face down in the grass, feet protruding from his...

  • Climate change workshop Keetmanshoop

    As the only institution in Namibia accredited to access funds from the Green Climate fund (GCF), the Environmental Investment Fund of Namibia (EIF) offers loans and grants to individuals, projects...

  • Springboks in Anabeb

    We woke up in the dark and freezing cold in Namibia’s arid Kunene region. The world’s largest road-based game count just kicked off in early June and I participated in it for the first time as a...

  • Chris Weaver

    “It went past in the blink of an eye,” said Chris Weaver, Managing Director of WWF in Namibia, talking about his experience of contributing to Namibia’s conservation success story. The occasion...

  • Boulton's Namib Day Gecko

    NACSO’s Matthew Walters relates his experience of adding to Namibia’s ecological database.

    “In the time that I have worked for NACSO under the Donald Hamer Conservation Leadership Programme...

  • Atlasing in Namibia

    If you ever played I-spy, this is for you.

    From the arid desert with a few hardy plants and animals, to the lush Zambezi rivers where over 400 species of birds fly above tall trees,...

  • Cheetah

    Founded in Namibia in 1990, Cheetah Conservation Fund (CCF) and member of NACSO, is the global leader in research and conservation of cheetahs. CCF is dedicated to saving the cheetah in the wild...

  • Community Conservation team

    ‘Small Things Matter’ was the theme of the 20th Namibian Tourism Expo. This theme focused on how well the tourism industry was performing, and making people mindful of the fact we still need to...

  • Good governance is the principle foundation upon which the CBNRM programme was established, and if it is not strengthened – and soon, the conservancy programme will just be a story. This was the...

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