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Stichting Spots its main forcus is the conservation of big cats. She collaborates with local organisations and communities to reach her goals. Originally, the foundation focussed on cheetah conservation, but in 2009 she expanded her activities to include lions and leopards. Read more.
ROCAL was established in 2002 by those members that signed the Garoua Treaty. The West and Central African Lion Conservation Network is a regional non-profit organisation. Her primary goal is to assist with the preparation, implementation, monitoring and capitalising of strategies and action plans in West- and Central Africa with the goal to protect large carnivores, especially lions. Read more.
The Afrikaanse Leeuwen Werkgroep (ALWG) is founded in 1999 at an IUCN meeting of the Conservation Breeding Specialist Group. Its mission is to promote understandable, scientifically based conservation strategies for all free ranging populations in Africa.
Panthera was established in 2006 and its primary goal is to protect all 36 species of wild cats. With her knowledge and expertise she develops and implements strategies for the most threatened cats, in which she collaborates with local partners and international NGOs, scientific institutions and local and national government bodies. Read more.
Painted Dog Conservation (PDC) was established in 1992 by Gregory Rasmussen. At the start the focus was on research into threats. As these proved mainly human, the PDC focussed her efforts towards the development of a sustainable way to conserve nature in close collaboration with local communities. Read more.
Ecole de Faune in Garoua (EFG) is based in Garoua and was established in 1970 by the Cameroonian government, for the benefit of all French speaking countries in West- and Central Africa. Providing schooling on topics as management of nature reserves and wildlife. Her goal is to conserve all natural resources in African countries, as they are important for the country’s independence. Read more.
The Centre for Environment and Development Studies in Cameroon (CEDC) is a college and research centre that was established in 1990 by the University of Dschang and the University of Leiden. The main goals of the CEDC are to contribute on environmental studies in Cameroon by stimulating interdisciplinary research, enhancing the research capacity of the Ministry of Education and by executing advisory tasks.
Laboratoire Ecologique van de University of Abomey (LEA) was established by the chairman of the board of the agricultural faculty of the University of Abomey in 1994. The primary activities of LEA are the improvement of the management of protected forested ecosystems, the protection and observiation of endemic and threatened species amongst others. Read more.
Department of Nature Conservation, Tshwane University The Technical University of Tshwane was established in 2004 through a fusion of 3 universities. A result of the first decennium of democracy in South Africa. Read more.
Institute of Enviromental Sciences in Leiden (CML) is part of the University of Leiden. Its main workfield is research and education in environmental sciences. The interdisciplinary character of the institute is reflected through its diverse employees such as ecologists, chemists, agricultural engineers and physicist. Read more.
IUCN Specialist Groups (SG) are groups of scientists and specialists who together form the Species Survival Commission of the International Union of Conservation of Nature (IUCN). The SGs review species for the IUCN Red Lists and write action- and policy plans for ‘their’ species. These SGs provide information to the World Conservation Monitoring Centre and advise governments who are members of CITES.
The Cat SG consists of more than 200 specialists from 50 countries, on the field of cat species, that dedicate their time to promote the protection of the world’s 36 living wild cat species. Read more.
The Hyena SG consists of biologists working on research and protection of a small, ecological important family of carnivores, the Hyaenidae. The reports and action plans for the conservation of hyenas provide basic information about the species and their conservation issues. Read more.
The Canid SG is the worlds most important organisation on the conservation of all canid species. 9 out of 36 canids are threatened, others are rare with numbers rapidly declining. As some dog species are abundant, they are more often involved in wildlife management issues (like transmittance of diseases, hunting cattle, hunting and trade in pelts. Read more.
The aim of IUCN Netherlands is to, from a Dutch perspective, contribute to the conservation and sustainable management of nature and natural resources in an international perspective, based on the vision and mission of the IUCN and the outcomes of policy advises from the Millennium Ecosystem Assessment (2005) of the United Nations. It has a unique niche in the Dutch society. Read more.