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  • 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...

  • Tusk has recently begun supporting the ground-breaking efforts of IRDNC (Integrated Rural Development and Nature Conservation) in protecting Namibia’s spectacular Kunene region through a genuine...

  • Affluence without Abundance

    A review of Affluence without Abundance “In the Kalahari, rain is the great creator and drought the great destroyer.”

    Author James Suzman has a way with words that engages immediately and...

  • The King Nehale Conservancy office grounds were filled with campers which consisted of game guards from all the North Central conservancies, King Nehale, Iipumbu ya Tshilongo, Sheya Shuushona,...

  • CLP interns 2018

    The Conservation Leadership Programme (CLP) which began in 2012 with the objectives of: (1) providing a cadre of young conservationists within Namibia’s CBNRM programme, and (2) providing a...

  • Giraffes

    Steve Felton is currently touring East Africa, and he sends this report from Nashulai Maasai Conservancy, just north of the famous Maasai Mara in Kenya.

    Joseph Koishikere’s ear...

  • Chepngaina Primary School children

    While Namibia was celebrating Earth Hour in Zambezi Region with a focus on biodiversity, other events took place worldwide and, of course, across Africa. Steve Felton reports from Kenya, where he...

  • Sauzuo Combined School

    Earth Hour is focusing on a new campaign message called ‘Connect2Earth’ for the next three years, which aims to highlight the interconnection between biodiversity and climate change.  The focus is...

  • During the week of 4-11 March, twelve Lion Rangers, three field coordinators, two researchers, and three staff members gathered to formally inaugurate and begin operations of the Lion Ranger...

  • Chief Mayuni

    Chief Mayuni is Chief of the Mafwe people in the western area of Zambezi Region. In his palace he spoke to NACSO about how conservation started and took hold in the area. He ends with a plea for...

  • Chimp in Gombe National Park

    Steve Felton is the Communications Adviser for WWF in Namibia and NACSO. He is travelling through East Africa and shares some of his experiences with the NACSO family.

    The longest...

  • Herman Aindongo

    Herman Aindongo, a Conservation Leadership Programme intern from 2017, shares his experience at the Kunene south conservancy audits.

    “Ever since my first field trip with NACSO, I have...

  • Conservancy Regional Associations

    Over the years there has been a need to strengthen Conservancy Regional Associations throughout the country. The Associations compromise of members from different conservancies in the same...

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