Case studies
Community-Based Wildlife Conservation in Tajikistan

In the past, unregulated hunting and poaching of Tajikistan's wildlife not only threatened species such as the argali, Tajik markhor, urial sheep, Asiatic ibex, and snow leopard, it also compromised local peoples ability to draw sustenance from the land.

Snow Leopard Enterprises

In 1998, the Snow Leopard Trust initiated Snow Leopard Enterprises (SLE), which aimed to create sustainable economic opportunities for communities living in snow leopard ranges in order to reduce the motivation to poach.

Protecting snow leopards in the Wakhan Corridor, Afghanistan

The Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) has been working in the Wakhan Corridor since 2006 to help conserve the snow leopard.