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.
"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.
Elephants legally hunted in Zimbabwe and Zambia between 2016-2018 now can be imported into the United States, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) announced today in Africa.
Tanzania recognizes that hunting contributes significantly to conservation, tourism, job creation, and sustainable development, especially in rural areas.
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 …
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: June 13, 2014 Washington, D.C. – This week, Charles Jonga, Director of the Community Areas Management Program for Indigenous Resources (CAMPFIRE) in Zimbabwe came to Washington as a guest of the SCI Foundation. He discussed the necessity of community involvement in wildlife management before the Presidential Advisory Council on Wildlife Trafficking (Advisory …
We can all agree that wildlife has value. The value that people associate with wildlife can take multiple forms, one of which is the importance of wildlife to human Society. When a species loses its societal value, the regard for the well-being of individual animals and the overall population status of the species may diminish. …