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  • Conservancy representatives planning for the game counts

    In Wereldsend, a research campsite located in the rugged Kunene region of northwest Namibia, conservancy representatives from Kunene and Erongo Regions met from 29-30 April, to organise logistics...

  • Chief Tsamkxao ≠Oma receives the award from CIC President George Aman

    Namibia’s oldest conservancy, Nyae Nyae, was awarded the prestigious Edmond Blanc Prize at the Safari Court Hotel on 4 May.

    The International Council for Game and Wildlife Conservation (CIC...

  • Drought and erosion in Namibia

    WWF has launched a new initiative called Climate Crowd, an initiative that brings together and supports a network of partners to gather data on how climate change is impacting people and nature,...

  • Nepal officials

    Early in March 2019, NACSO and partner organisation, the Namibia Nature Foundation hosted a group of government officials from Nepal, who came to learn about CBNRM (Community Based Natural...

  • Participants at the WWF KAZA meeting

    The Kavango Zambezi Transfrontier Conservation area, to give the KAZA TFCA its full name, is as large as France and covers parts of Angola, Botswana, Zambia and Zimbabwe, with Namibia’s Zambezi...

  • SunCycles team handing over the E-bikes to conservancy game guards, manager  and chairperson

    In March 2019, the SunCycles team travelled to Wuparo conservancy, in Zambezi region, to deliver two E-Bikes and conduct training with a selected number of conservancy members. The donation of the...

  • Photo: Helga Burger

    Saturday March 30 was Earth Hour, when we are encouraged to think about something that should be on our minds all the time: our environment. While WWF was assisting with tree planting in schools,...

  • NDT Director, Ronny Dempers

    This is the year when the Namibia Development Trust celebrates 30 years of strengthening organisations in rural communities. As the NDT looks back on its past, it also looks forward to the future...

  • Chobe River, Serondela lodge, Tour guide, Benito Siyeta on a boat cruise

    "The boat is easy, I learnt it in an hour," says Benito. We are on a cruise up the Chobe River looking for hippos – we have already seen the elephants just across the river from Serondela lodge...

  • Field visitors' group picture

    “The atmosphere of openness is just impressive”, said Vicky Lee Wallgren, Director of Forests and Wildlife from WWF Sweden, at a debriefing meeting in Windhoek, after returning from a week-long...

  • Sir Brilliant, Chairperson of the Kwandu conservancy speaking at the Conservancy Regional Association workshop, held at NACSO

    The bulletins highlight significant work accomplished by NACSO in 2018. Much of the work we do contribute to Namibia’s National Development Plan and many international conventions that Namibia is...

  • Workshop participants

    Prosecutors, magistrates and judges meet to combat wildlife crime.

    On the 12 of February, twenty two participants attended a regional judiciary and prosecutor workshop in Windhoek, Namibia...

  • Game guards during the NRM audit

    Once again, it is the beginning of the year and after the holiday we take it that everyone has rested enough and ready to start off with the new year. One of the top priority activities on the...

  • The Government of Nepal’s Ministry of Forests and Environment, in partnership with the World Bank, hosted a conference last month to showcase a series of global case studies on how tourism can be...

  • 18th NACSO AGM

    Chairperson’s Report

    Presented by: Ronny Dempers (Chairperson) on behalf of the NACSO Executive Committee

    Prepared for the 6th...

  • Chobe River Lodge

    The year 2018 brought good rains to Zambezi region. Some areas were flooded, including the road to Chobe River Lodge. Guests had to be transported by boat to the tented lodge which is situated on...

  • 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...

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