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.
One day we will all look back on the difficulties and achievements of the CAMPFIRE program and know this is a positive force in the world.
"...the region was considered ground zero for rhino poaching. It was said that the life expectancy of a rhino was literally measured in hours."
Together it is our firm belief that promoting participation by more groups, both domestic and foreign, enriches Tanzania’s wildlife and wild places.
"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 is awaiting the US Fish and Wildlife Service’s announcement on whether the African lion will be proposed for listing as a threatened or endangered species under the Endangered Species Act (ESA). SCI Foundation has created a new website (www.fightingforlions.org) to help communicate the details of the announcement and explain the impacts a listing …