Case studies
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 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.

Combatting Wildlife Crime in the Malawi-Zambia Landscape

This initiative supports the Governments of Malawi and Zambia in reducing IWT and poaching and improving transboundary wildlife management in the Malawi-Zambia landscape. 

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

Resources

General resources

Five case studies of community-based approaches to tackling IWT in Tanzania
Community buy-in stamps out elephant poaching in Zambian park
Africa’s Biggest Conservation Success Was Once a Poachers’ Paradise
Policy Lessons from the Evolution of a Community-based Approach to Wildlife Management, Kunene Region, Namibia