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.
Along with grizzly bears being struck and killed, various other animals were struck as well and their carcasses were dumped in gravel pits in the valleys below. The dumped carcasses attracted grizzly bears to the valleys below
"...the region was considered ground zero for rhino poaching. It was said that the life expectancy of a rhino was literally measured in hours."
In northern Pakistan, where rule of law is limited and most of the population lives in extremely rural areas, good governance goes a long way.
In the year ahead, South Africa will continue to draw on the achievements made in 2017, learn from any mistakes, and adopt international best practices.
The 2018 SCI Convention once again brought together those who are passionate about hunting and conservation with stakeholders from across the world
"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.