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Case studies
Crafting for Conservation

The Iganyana Arts Centre was established in 2003 by Painted Dog Conservation. At the centre, local artists turn wire snares collected by anti-poaching units into sculptures.

Alam Sehat Lestari

Alam Sehat Lestari (ASRI) is a local NGO working around the Gunung Palung National Park (GPNP) in West Kalimantan, Indonesia. The main focus of ASRI is to implement health and conservation-orientated community development programs in order to reduce illegal logging in GPNP.

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.

HUTAN - Kinabatangan Orang-utan Conservation Programme

In 1998, HUTAN, a French NGO, partnered with the Sabah Wildlife Department in Malaysian Borneo to establish the Kinabatangan Orang-utan Conservation Programme.

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.

Forest Forces: Technology and Community-based Forest Crime Prevention in the Brazilian Amazon

Brazil experiences the greatest rate of deforestation: about one football pitch of rainforest per minute.

The Arapaima Management Plan

In the Rupununi wetlands of central Guyana, illegal fishing of arapaima (Arapaima gigas) led to a dramatic reduction in its numbers.

Successful reduction in rhino poaching in Nepal

Nepal, one of the poorest countries in the world and with generally weak governance, has been able to implement a successful rhino conservation programme with the help of local communities.

The Chikolongo Livelihoods Project

People who live along the border of the Lilongwe National Park go into the park to poach fish and other animals, and to fetch water. As a result, people are often killed; sometimes by elephants but more often by crocodiles and hippos.

Education and opportunities: Motivating local communities to protect wildlife in Ethiopia

In 2017, in collaboration with Gambella National Regional Park Office and Gambella Regional Culture and Tourism Bureau, the Gambella Children and Community Development Organisation (GCCDO) entered into an agreement with the Horn of Africa, Regional Environment Center (HoA-REC) on a pr