Gerhard R Damm
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Niassa National Reserve is located in northern
The Niassa Carnivore Project (NCP) serves to secure and conserve the large carnivore populations (lion, leopard, spotted hyaena and African wild dog) in Niassa National Reserve by promoting coexistence between the large carnivores and people. We acknowledge the costs to communities who live with carnivores while recognizing the potential of these carnivores to provide substantial ecological, cultural and economic benefits to the reserve and
This project is lead by independent conservationists, Colleen and Keith Begg in close collaboration with the Management authority SRN Society for the Development of Niassa Reserve (Sociedade para a Gestão e Desenvolvimento da Reserva do Niassa) with assistance from Niassa communities and tourism operators.
In Niassa there is a unique opportunity to secure these carnivore populations and mitigate threats and conflicts before a crisis develops and support for conservation activities is eroded.
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