Three elephants in Zimbabwe
Image credit: International Fund for Animal Welfare Inc.
Project

Supporting Park Rangers in Zimbabwe

Duration
2020 - 2021
Location
Zimbabwe
Species protected
African Elephant Loxodonta africana
African Wild Dog Lycaon pictus
Temminck’s Pangolin Smutsia temminckii

Project objectives

  • Support the Forest Reserve’s unit;
  • Train rangers on camera trap technology;
  • Ensure the engagement of the local community in livestock health and fence monitoring programmes, with the hopes that it will deter the local community from using the forest’s resources unsustainably.

This project is implemented by International Fund for Animal Welfare Inc.

Threaths

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.