The latest conservation and sustainable development news from NNF.

MCA Namibia donates donkey carts

MCA Namibia (MCA-N) INP is donating nine (9) donkey carts to the combined value of N$ 90,000 to five (5) devil's claw harvester groups in Kavango Region, two of which were handed over to members of the Katope Community Forest on 28 August 2013. These donkey carts form part of MCA-N's Indigenous Natural Products (INP) activity and will assist harvesters to transport produce from their remote communities to the nearest buying point. Namibia Nature Foundation Project Coordinator Fidelis Mpofu, coordinated the handover of the donkey carts. …  

5 Sep 2013 | News

Dogs a solution to small stocks farmers-wildlife conflict

Despite cheetahs being seen as livestock killers, analysis of their droppings has shown only five percent had preyed on farm animals. …  

28 Aug 2013 | News

Journal publishes study on modelling tools to assess wild cheetah populations

The Ecological Society of America journal "Ecosphere" has just published a study that discovered that modelling tools can effectively assess wild cheetah populations even in the face of uncertainty. …  

21 Aug 2013 | News

Business and diplomatic communities pledge to the hosting of UNCCD COP 11

Over N$ 5 million was pledged by Namibia's diplomatic and business communities in a show of support to Namibia hosting of the 11th Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD COP 11). …  

20 Aug 2013 | News

Namibian conservancies proposed as GDI pilot sites

The Green Development Initiative (GDI) is a new concept to attract funding for biodiversity and communities. It is piloting an international standard, best-practice toolkit and public registry for recognising and supporting biodiversity-responsible area-based management…  

19 Aug 2013 | News

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