Case studies
The Northern Jaguar Project

The Northern Jaguar Project (NJP) works to protect an isolated population of jaguars in the US-Mexico borderlands by reducing human-wildlife conflict, engaging with local landowners and encouraging environmental stewardship in the area.

Bringing back wildlife to Akagera National Park

In 2010 African Parks and the Rwanda Development Board came together to establish the Akagera Management Company (AMC) to jointly run Akagera National Park in Rwanda.

Supporting communities and law enforcement in the Greater Kafue Ecosystem

Panthera is working closely with the Zambian Department of National Parks and Wildlife on two projects in the Greater Kafue Ecosystem, Zambia.

Vidiyal Vanapathukappu Sangam – Participatory Forest Management in India

In 2004, the Forest Department of Kerala had succeeded in the arrest of 23 wildlife poachers.

CATCRAFTS: Crafting a shared future for Andean cats and local communities

This project aims to adopt craftsmanship as a creative tool and a livelihood initiative, enabling the Andean Cat Alliance (Alianza Gato Andino – AGA) to support wildlife conservation – particularly of the Andean cat – through increased engagement of local people while simultaneously reinforcing t

Kaindu Conservation Project

In 2015, Kaindu Natural Resources Trust (KNRT) embarked on an initiative to run a community game ranch in partnership with Royal Kafue and with support from The Nature Conservancy (TNC).

Protecting the rainforest and its wildlife through sustainable livelihoods

In November 2017, Conservation International (CI) Suriname and an indigenous village called Alalapadu in southern Suriname signed a conservation agreement for the protection, conservation and sustainable use of the forest.

Sustainable wildlife management in Guyana

The sustainable wildlife management (SWM) Guyana programme seeks to ensure that the Rupununi region can continue to offer sustainable options for food security and livelihoods in accordance with traditional lifestyles, while maintaining healthy fish and terrestrial wildlif

Lower Zambezi Fisheries Management Project

The project was implemented by Conservation Lower Zambezi (CLZ) to increase the involvement of fishing communities in conservation activities, particularly to stop cross-border illegal wildlife trade.

Conserving jaguars through ecotourism

In 2013, the Global Environment Facility Small Grants Programme (GEF SGP) supported Community Advance Association in partnership with the Traces Association into establish a community ecotourism project in Bolivia.