Three Cheetahs in Botswana
Image credit: Vince Duperron
Project

Strengthening Livelihoods to Decrease Human-Wildlife Conflict

Duration
2020 - 2022
Location
Botswana
Species protected
Cheetah Acinonyx jubatus
African Wild Dog Lycaon pictus
Leopard Panthera pardus

Project objectives

  • Empower the local community with increased skill sets and diversified livelihoods for 10% of community members, which will take the pressure off of human-wildlife conflicts;
  • Improve the farming methods as well as the tolerance towards carnivores of 75% of farmers;
  • Succeed in having 75% of students from local schools demonstrate responsibility towards the environment.

This project is implemented by Cheetah Conservation Botswana.

Threaths

Habitat loss & degradation

Human-wildlife conflict

This project is part of the IUCN Save Our Species African Wildlife initiative, which is co-funded by the European Union.