Environment Ministry carries out human-wildlife conflict training


The Ministry of Environment and Tourism has conducted human wildlife conflict management training in over 40 conservancies since September last year, aimed at equipping the communities with skills to handle claims and resolve human wildlife conflict according to national policy.

Between September 2023 and December 2023, the Department of Wildlife Conservation has provided training to 45 conservancies in Erongo, Kunene, and Omaheke Regions.

62 active wire snares retrieved in area around Okaukuejo


The Ministry of Environment, Forestry, and Tourism is concerned over the increasing use of wire snares to illegally hunt and kill wild animals in the Etosha National Park.

In a media statement, the ministry's spokesperson says a few animals were recently spotted by tourists in the park with snares around their necks, causing public concern.

Romeo Muyunda says that in a period of three days, a total of 62 active wire snares were retrieved in the area around Okaukuejo.