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.
The resurgence of poaching for rhino horn is a serious threat to the black rhino. Most rhino range countries are focussing on military-style enforcement strategies to counteract poaching. But not everywhere.
Policy and management plan for the black rhinoceros in Tanzania
This document builds on the the first national Policy and Management Plan for the black rhinoceros in Tanzania from 1993, and is a further manifestation of the Government of Tanzania's desire to continue and strengthen its policy and conservation goals for the black rhino.