As human populations grow in Africa and more land is needed to farm, people and wildlife live ever closer together. JOAN NTHIGA, our Media & Communications Manager recently visited farmers in Kenya to see how Space for Giants works to lessen the conflicts that then arise.
By Pamela Amia, Giants Club African Conservation Fellow, ChimpReports. Published 9 March 2019. Human-wildlife conflict in Uganda has over the years been escalating between communities living in and around protected areas mainly around Queen Elizabeth National Park which is located in South Western part of Uganda.
By Ronald Musoke, Giants Club African Conservation Fellow, The Independent. Published 25 February 2019. Elephants are one of the most iconic and popular animals that attract visitors by their thousands to Queen Elizabeth National Park in western Uganda. Even the locals of Kafuru, a small village near the eastern fringes of the park know this.
By Pamela Amia, Giants Club African Conservation Fellow, ChimpReports. Published 20 February 2019. Human-wildlife conflict remains a big threat to conservation especially in the areas surrounding the National Parks. It is not different for Kafuro Village natives who have had to put up with the dangerous interaction with the wild animals from Queen Elizabeth National Park […]
By Caroline Chebet, Giants Club African Conservation Fellow, The Standard. Published 6 February 2019. Conservationists have warned that the number of vultures is declining fast. Declining vulture populations have a bearing on human health because the birds of prey act as nature’s undertaker by clearing infected carcasses that can easily spread anthrax, tuberculosis and brucellosis […]