Tuesday, March 31, 2015

Fight for Survival: Human-wildlife conflict rears its ugly head again

Human - wildlife conflict reared its ugly head again in Kasane during the Elephant summit and the Illegal Wildlife Trade Conferences, held on the 23rd and 25th of March respectively at Cresta Mowana Lodge, Kasane. By Emang Bokhutlo

The never ending discourse of how to turn the conflict into co-exixtence, cropped up once again during a tour of the Bio-Chobe project by two delegates from the conference this week.
The Bio-Chobe project was launched six month ago with the aim of mitigating the effects of climate change and improving conservation of both wildlife and the environment, while uplifting communities.
On the sidelines of the two conferences two UNDP representives, Dr.Paul Harrison and Dr.Nik Sekhram visited twovillages in the Chobe district to assess the progress of the Bio-Chobe project so far.
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