Male Lion in Obab River catchement
Image credit: Desert Lion Conservation

Preventing and Mitigating Human-Wildlife Conflict in the Kunene Region

2019 - 2022
Species protected
African Lion Panthera leo

Project objectives

  • Reduce the amount of lions lost to human-lion conflict by 50%;
  • Reduce the amount of livestock lost to lions by 50%;
  • Create a group of local representatives in charge of developing policy and employing a responsive and adaptable style of management.

This project is implemented by Integrated Rural Development and Nature Conservation.


Human-wildlife conflict

This project is a part of the IUCN SOS African Wildlife initiative, which is funded by the European Commission’s Directorate General for International Cooperation and Development (DG Devco) through its B4Life initiative.