Crisis to biological management: rhinoceros, grassland and public engagement in Nepal

In 2007 Zoological Society of London initiated a project to help conserve the greater one-horned Asian rhino and Terai grassland habitat in Nepal.

Singita Grumeti Fund

Working in partnership with Singita, the Fund’s mission is to contribute to the conservation of the Serengeti ecosystem, its natural landscape, and its wildlife.

Community-Based Ecotourism as a tool to reduce poaching in Malaysia

When the Tidong community was given the opportunity to engage in ecotourism - which generated alternative incomes and livelihoods - the incidence of illegal hunting decreased.  However, when the funding bodies and associated professional managerial staff departed and the ecotourism venture was ha

Kilitome Conservancy

The Kilitome Conservancy was established in 2008 by the African Wildlife Foundation (AWF) and Tawi Lodge and is situated on the eastern boundary of Amboseli National Park in south eastern Kenya. This area is a prime tourism destination due to its high abundance of wildlife.

Community Markets for Conservation

Community Markets for Conservation (COMACO) is a business that incentivises conservation and has created a market where conservation can be profitable. COMACO was designed to reward people for conserving natural resources instead of punishing them for poaching.

North Luangwa Conservation Programme

In 1986, in partnership with the Department of National Parks and Wildlife, the Frankfurt Zoological Society initiated a programme in one of Zambia’s unique wilderness areas.

Successful reduction in rhino poaching in Nepal

Nepal, one of the poorest countries in the world and with generally weak governance, has been able to implement a successful rhino conservation programme with the help of local communities.

Lupande Development Project

In 1986, in response to high levels of poaching and increasing conflict between local communities and government officials, the Lupande Development Project was initiated.

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.

Protecting wildlife by linking communities in Mozambique

WWF South Africa and partners have created a project with the Mangalane community of Mozambique to expand local economies and improve livelihoods as an alternative to engaging in illegal activiti