Case studies
Unlocking Prosperous Livelihoods for Tomorrow (UPLIFT)

UPLIFT is a community outreach program led by the Grumeti Fund.

Military Macaw conservation programme in Bahia de Banderas, Jalisco

The Military Macaw (Ara militaris) is protected by national and international regulations such as Mexico’s NOM ECOL 059, the IUCN, the Endangered Species Act and the Convention on International Trade of Endangered Species (CITES).

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

Crocodilian management in Lake Cuniã reserve

The project is based on the concept of conservation through sustainable use. Instead of spending large amounts of money on enforcement, the goal is to reduce illegal harvesting of crocodilians through legal and responsible management.

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).

The KAWAKI Women's Group: Turtle Advocates

In 2016, with support from The Nature Conservancy, the KAWAKI Women’s Network was formed to encourage and enable women to take a leading role in the conservation of hawksbill turtles in the Arnavon Com

The Whale Shark Conservation Project

The Whale Shark Conservation Project began in 2004, led by the Wildlife Trust of India (WTI) in a joint venture with the Gujarat Forest Department and Tata Chemicals Ltd.

Conservation and sustainable use of wild vicuña in Andean communities

The vicuña is a very valuable natural resource for the people who live in the Andean communities of Jujuy province, Argentina.

Sustainable management of the arapaima

The sustainable management of the arapaima has been practised in recent years in the downstream area of the Pacaya watershed, in the Pacaya Samiria National Reserve.

Participation of the Lucanas community in the sustainable use of vicuña fibre

The Lucanas Community, located in the south of the Ayacucho region of Peru, has played a pioneering role in the sustainable management of vicuña populations, once threatened with extinction due to poaching.