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.
Wildlife stewardship has become far more than a job opportunity as 1 out of every 10 Namibians belong to a communal conservancy.
SCI Foundation is proud to contribute to the accurate survey of the African elephant while promoting responsible management decisions.
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"
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 …
African buffalo, also known as Cape buffalo (Syncerus caffer), are an extremely valuable species to hunters as one of Africa’s traditional “Big Five” game species. So when reports started coming in of buffalo declines occurring in Tanzania’s Ruaha National Park, everyone became concerned. In 2014, SCI Foundation partnered with the Health for Animals and Livelihood …