Motivating local communities to protect wildlife via direct payments from ecotourism

Ecotourism as a strategy for achieving biodiversity conservation often results in limited conservation impact relative to its investment and revenue return, and projects are often criticised for not providing sufficient evidence on how the strategy has reduced threats or improved the status of th

The Tri-National Dja-Odzala-Minkébé (TRIDOM) transborder forest
Alliance for the Conservation of Great Apes in Central Africa
Wildlife Protection in the Lower Zambezi

In 1994, concerned local safari operators and other stakeholders recognised the need for organised support to the national wildlife protection authority (now the Department of National Parks and Wildlife, DNPW) to combat the poaching that was decimating the wildlife populations in the Lower Zambe

Cross River Gorilla Landscape Project

The Cross River Gorilla Landscape Project was initiated by the Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) to help conserve the cross river gorilla, which is the most threatened ape in Africa with just 300 individuals remaining.

Fighting against poaching in Manda National Park
The Prey Lang Community Network
Akashinga – “The Brave Ones”
Kilitome Conservancy
Guarding guaras