Case studies
The Black Mambas

The Black Mambas are not only Anti-Poaching Rangers, they are also role models for the rest of the community. Whilst the main objective is the security of the reserve and the protection of wildlife, the Black Mamba initiative educates the communities that live on the boundaries of Balule and the

Makuleke ecotourism project

A partnership between the Makuleke community, Wilderness Safaris and South Africa National (SAN) Parks led to the development of Pafuri Camp, a community-led ecotourism initiative in the northern part of Kruger National Park.

Resources

Strategies, policies and legislation

Important Government documents relating to IWT

National Integrated Strategy to Combat Wildlife Trafficking

General resources

Will South Africa’s national strategy stop the rhino poaching crisis?
Ending wildlife trafficking: Local communities as change agents
The social economy of rhino poaching: Of economic freedom fighters, professional hunters and marginalized local people