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  • A collared lioness with her cubs

    In April 2020, Wilderness Safaris’ non-profit partner, the Wilderness Wildlife Trust (WWT), has allocated funds towards the...

  • CCF East Focal Support Areas

    Driven by the need to serve remote communities far from its International Field Research & Education Centre in Otjiwarongo, the Cheetah Conservation Fund (CCF) established a field base in the...

  • SRT rhino trackers

    Aerial patrols continue to combat poaching in north-west Namibia. In an ongoing partnership with Save the Rhino Trust Namibia (SRT) and the Ministry of Environment and Tourism (MET), Wilderness...

  • IRDNC assisting with the distribution of donated sanitary detergents

    The COVID-19 pandemic has swept through countries and continents causing untold human suffering, social upheaval and economic damage.  The pandemic is a human health crisis and now more than ever...

  • Garth Owen-Smith 1944-2020

    Garth Owen-Smith, a great African conservation visionary and globally recognised pioneer in community conservation, died on 11th April after a long battle with cancer. His life and work partner of...

  • Kunene rhino awards event

    In March 2020, Save the Rhino Trust (SRT) hosted its first ever Kunene Rhino Awards ceremony, in recognition of the Rangers that continue to sacrifice much of their time and energy to protect one...

  • Veisy Kasaona taking the participants through compliance requirements for conservancies

    Environmental education is vital to Cheetah Conservation Fund (CCF)’s mission by working with all stakeholders to develop best...

  • Grootberg lodge

    Congratulations to ≠Khoadi-//Hoas Conservancy for winning first place in the World’s Top  Sustainable Destination Awards in the category "Best of Africa", in recognition of its efforts to solve...

  • NACSO has an opportunity for two interns to join the two-year Donald Hamer Conservation Leadership Programme (CLP).  The programme aims to train graduates to become future leaders in the Community...

  • The European Union (EU) recently approved 2 grants to organisations working to improve governance in Namibia’s Community Based Natural Resource Management (CBNRM) sector.

    Since the...

  • Wildlife in Etosha National Park

    From the mighty elephant to the humble worker bee, the huge variety of life on Earth contributes to our lives and well-being in more ways than we think. From offering a wealth of natural medicines...

  • Callista Hoes, Bonafilia Tjivera and Wilhelmina Mapanka

    On one early morning, in Namibia’s northwest, Kunene Region, all roads led to Torra conservancy, where the game guards and Conservancy Management Committees (CMCs) were getting their books ready...

  • CCFN launch

    The Community Conservation Fund of Namibia (CCFN) was officially launched on 13 February 2020 by the Minister of Environment and Tourism, Hon. Pohamba Shifeta, in Windhoek, at the National...

  • Roses aside, world statistics indicate that celebrating love with chocolate, greeting cards, and jewelry often wrapped in polythene bags leaves a wake of environmental destruction that is not so...

  • NACSO and the MET are proud to launch the State of Community Conservation Report as a web site. The book will still be printed, but the site will be much more comprehensive, offering all of our...

  • Elephant in Bwabwata National Park

    African elephant herds, led by a matriarch, require vast space for movement. In some parts of Africa elephants migrate annually and usually follow historic migratory routes that lead to food and...

  • The facts are speaking. Dr Chris Bown of the Namibian Chamber of the Environment asks us all to spread the facts as outlined by...

  • What can you do about plastic pollution? Two students have founded a small organisation that is organising clean up campaigns in Windhoek and other towns. Stefanie Urban and Kai Kleingunther gave...

  • CBNRM practitioners at the wildlife monitoring, quota setting and adaptive management meeting

    Natural resources management activities remain a core priority for the Ministry of Environment and Tourism (MET), conservation communities and support organisations. The mission of the Directorate...

  • South African delegates with Bamunu conservancy committee and staff members

    A group of South African delegates from various governmental conservation organizations; Department of Environment, Forestry and Fisheries, South African National Parks, South Africa National...

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