Zimbabwe courts ‘effectively’ prosecuting wildlife crime, with some gaps, finds first survey of trial outcomes Baseline study finds high conviction rates for most wildlife crime prosecutions Recommendations include amending legislation and increasing training Report, from Zimbabwe and international organisations, handed to authorities VICTORIA FALLS, Zimbabwe – Eight of every ten prosecutions of cases involving elephant […]
Summit closes with new conservation tourism investment initiatives for Gabon and Zimbabwe, following Uganda’s $60m pilot Space for Giants supports African Wildlife Foundation and World Bank on Zimbabwe process Gabon plans Conservation Investment Forum for early 2020 Process targets responsible tourism operators to unlock national park value VICTORIA FALLS, Zimbabwe – Space for Giants today […]
Toolkit guides African governments to capitalise on surge in nature tourism to drive economies and fund conservation Nature-based tourism growing worldwide: Africa uniquely poised to benefit Multiple increase in earnings possible in 10 years Private-sector investment eases burden on strained national budgets VICTORIA FALLS, Zimbabwe – National parks and other state-owned conservation areas could significantly […]
More than half of Africa’s remaining 415,000 elephants live in the landscape where the borders of five southern African countries meet. Space for Giants is there, working in the field and the courtroom to combat the illegal wildlife trade.
IMAGE: President Masisi and Space for Giants CEO Max Graham sign the Giants Club Declaration, in front of First Lady Margaret Kenyatta of Kenya, President Ali Bongo Ondimba of Gabon, President Yoweri Museveni of Uganda, and First Daughter of Uganda Diana Museveni. PRESS RELEASE 16 October 2018 | For Immediate Release LONDON, United […]
LONDON, UK – Assala Energy, an oil and gas exploration and production company backed by The Carlyle Group, plans to support an extensive project to build a series of fences around community farm-land in Gabon, with Space for Giants. The three-year programme will protect elephants and foster economic growth. David Roux, Chief Executive Officer of Assala […]
NANYUKI, July 9, 2018 (Space for Giants) – The conviction rate for people taken to court for wildlife crimes in North Central Kenya is nearing 70% after judicial and prosecution authorities improved trial processes, new research from Space for Giants has found. National conviction rates for all wildlife crime had almost quadrupled from 24% to […]
NAIROBI, 19 JUNE 2018 (Space for Giants) – An expert team of Kenya Wildlife Service (KWS) prosecutors expect to increase wildlife crime convictions by digitising their work with new laptop computers Space for Giants delivered today. The KWS Prosecution Unit acts as a bridge between investigators and Kenya’s Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions […]
NAIROBI, Kenya, 7 November 2017 (Space for Giants, Stop Ivory, The ICCF Group) – A series of guides published today advise African authorities how they can further strengthen efforts to prosecute crimes that damage natural environments and dent national economies.
KAMPALA, 11 October 2017 – Leading global tourism firms are preparing detailed discussions about new deals to drive private sector profit to protect Uganda’s wildernesses following a hugely successful conservation finance forum.