Kampala, Uganda – The African Wildlife Consultative Forum (AWCF) is being held in Kampala, Uganda from November 13-16, 2018. This year’s AWCF will be our first in Uganda and is the first time Botswana will be attending since 2014.
Yes, a show of force can be a big deterrent in some areas; however, successful anti-poaching programs consist of far more than just a lot of people in uniform.
SCI Foundation is working with the Namibia Professional Hunting Association to conduct the first comprehensive leopard census since 2010/2011.
Wildlife stewardship has become far more than a job opportunity as 1 out of every 10 Namibians belong to a communal conservancy.
"One of the key benefits of sustainable-use hunting is the direct support of communities and livelihoods of local people"
"The AWCF is once again serving as an important forum to resolve African game management problems.
Tanzania recognizes that hunting contributes significantly to conservation, tourism, job creation, and sustainable development, especially in rural areas.
The upcoming AWCF will be the first opportunity to discuss the results of the Economic Contributions of Hunting-Related Tourism in Eastern and Southern Africa
SCI Foundation has a long history of working in southern and eastern Africa on anti-poaching, investing more than $300,000 since 2010. Our work has supported government agencies, community conservancies, and academic institutions in Namibia, South Africa, Tanzania, Zambia, and Zimbabwe
Few species are as iconic as the African elephant, the world’s largest terrestrial mammal. With long lifespans, high intelligence, and complex social structures, elephants evoke powerful emotions in people. Long pursued for their ivory, elephants have been increasingly exploited in recent years by certain environmental groups that rely on them for fundraising. We are inundated …