Male Lion in Obab River catchement
Desert Lion Conservation
Project

Preventing and Mitigating Human-Wildlife Conflict in the Kunene Region

Duration
2019 - 2022
Location
Namibia
Species protected
African Lion Panthera leo

Project objectives

  • 90% reduction of lions lost to human-lion conflict and 50% reduction in livestock loss to lions;
  • To create a group of local representatives in charge of developing policy and employing a responsive and adaptable style of management.

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.