from poachers to caretakers

From Poachers to Caretakers

From Poacher's Son to Conservation Leader

Defending Namibia’s Community Conservation Story

By John K. Kasaona

These are our animals, says John Kasaona, Executive Director of Integrated Rural Development and Nature Conservation (IRDNC) in Namibia, in this great article. He takes us on a journey explaining how #traditional hunters became labelled as ‘poachers’ and his journey from being a ‘poacher’s’ son to a leadership position in a #CBNRM organisation. 

Originally published on October 2, 2020 in Conservation Namibia

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