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.

Protecting the Cotton-top Tamarin in Colombia

Proyecto Tití uses multi-disciplinary approach to conservation to protect cotton-top tamarins and the forests they inhabit in northern Colombia, combining field research and forest restoration with community engagement and education activities.

Fauna & Flora International - South Sudan Programme

Fauna & Flora International (FFI) provides support to the South Sudan Ministry of Wildlife Conservation and Tourism (MWCT), encompassing the Wildlife Service (WLS), and local communities through technical expertise and direct funding for the improved conservation management

Saving Grey Crowned Cranes in Rwanda

The Rwanda Wildlife Conservation Association (RWCA) uses a holistic approach to address key conservation issues affecting Rwanda’s wildlife. Their particular focus is the grey-crowned crane, an endangered bird species poached most commonly for the illegal pet trade.

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.

Increasing Capacity for Anti-Poaching and Enhancing Human-Elephant Coexistence

This is a three year project which aims to strengthen the capacity of wildlife authorities in Rungwa-Kizigo-Muhesi Game Reserves (RKM GRs) to combat wildlife poaching through support of aerial surveillance, ground patrol

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.