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Survey of five KAZA countries shows elephant populations are stable

Survey of five KAZA countries shows elephant populations are stable Leaders of the Kavango Zambezi Transfrontier Conservation Area (KAZA TFCA), led by Ministers from Zambia, Botswana, and Namibia as well as heads of delegation from Angola and Zimbabwe, expressed optimism when they revealed results of the KAZA Elephant Survey in Livingstone, Zambia recently. KAZA TFCA […]

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Translocating desert lions to prevent human-wildlife conflict

Translocating desert lions to prevent human-wildlife conflict Human-wildlife conflict in the Kunene Region in north-western Namibia costs local communal conservancies tens of thousands of Namibian dollars per year. The main species that cause conflict in the area are spotted hyaena, cheetah, jackal, leopard, elephant, and lion, writes Dr. Maaike de Schepper, Shauna Jenkins and Dr.

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Farmers in Namibia assist with elephant management

By Ellanie Smit 27 December 2020 – Three agricultural unions in Namibia has submitted a final draft of a document to the Namibian Ministry of the Environment and Tourism, which pertains to farming and an elephant management plan. A workshop brought various stakeholders together including unions, consultants, ministry staff, farmers, non-governmental organisations and the wildlife

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