NACSO connects the communities and organisations that manage and conserve Namibia’s natural resources
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20 November 2017
The Ministry of Environment and Tourism is aware of the unfotunate incident in Torra conservancy. They mention the causes of HWC, the actions that will be taken and what steps people need to take in order to mitigate HWC.
6 April 2016
NACSO, the Namibian Association of CBNRM Support organisations, notes and supports the position of the Governor of Zambezi Region, the Hon. Colonel L.A. Sampofu, taken in his letter to Members of the European Parliament, urging them to investigate how hunting has secured conservation in the region, and not threatened it.
7 March 2016
NACSO, the Namibian Association of CBNRM Support Organisations fully supports the recent decisions of the Namibian Government in respect of conservation hunting and trophies derived from it.
18 October 2014
On Saturday, Sorris-Sorris Conservancy hosted a gala dinner – the first of its kind for conservancies in Namibia. Many conservancies struggle to cover their basic operating costs, yet Sorris-Sorris is the first to try a new way of raising funds. The objectives of the gala dinner were: to assist the conservancy with funds for human-wildlife conflict; to put money towards building staff accommodation; to help cover the costs for the upcoming Conservancy Cup to be held by the conservancy.
1 July 2014
The Namibian Association of CBNRM Support Organisations, NACSO, is gravely concerned over the recent rhino poaching incident in the Uukwaluudhi Conservancy. This is the latest case in a commercial poaching upsurge in Namibia. NACSO is fully aware of the seriousness of the poaching threat facing our country and is working closely with the Ministry of Environment and Tourism (MET) to provide any possible support that can assist in the fight against wildlife crime.
13 October 2013
The Namibian Association of CBNRM Support Organisations, NACSO, is fully supportive of the Ministry of Environment and Tourism (MET) and the Save the Rhino Trust in efforts to combat all wildlife crime, including the poaching of rhinos.
8 July 2012
The 2012 Markhor Award for Outstanding Conservation Performance has been won jointly by the Ministry of Environment and Tourism (MET) and the Namibian Association of CBNRM Support Organisations (NACSO).