News and Event Listing


Human Carnivore Conflict (HCC) continues to threaten the main source of livelihood of communities living with wildlife in conservancies and communities bordering national parks.  To understand the factors associated with the distribution of HCC, SCIONA students spend three weeks in the valleys an

A SCIONA team travelled through Skeleton Coast National Park to the Kunene River Mouth at the end of January 2020. Driving north, under guidance of Johan Van Rooyen, we set up camera traps next to the few water points along the route.

On the 31st of January 2020, the Angola Government and African Parks, a conservation non-profit organisation have signed a management agreement for Iona National Park, initiating their first partnership to ensure the long-term protection of one of the country’s largest protected areas.

A team of two SCIONA student researchers left Windhoek for three weeks long (10th 30th November 2019) trip to Epupa conservancy. The team was set to work in seven management blocks of the conservancy; Okandombo, Epupa, Omuramba, Omuhonga, Ondendu, Okanjandi and Ogondjanambari block.


Previous Events

Community surveys on human wildlife conflict in Epupa and Okanguati Conservancies

Date: 05 May 2021 to 25 May 2021

Iona National Park carnivore collaring

Date: 03 May 2021 to 04 Jun 2021

Iona National Park Mountain top helicopter survey

Date: 21 Apr 2021 to 05 May 2021

Soil data collection around Springbokwasser

Date: 02 Mar 2021 to 07 Mar 2021

Transboundary workshop of cross fertilization of knowledge and NRM

Date: 12 Apr 2021 to 16 Apr 2021

Insect trapping from Hentiesbay to Cape Fria

Date: 29 Mar 2021 to 09 Apr 2021

Human Wildlife Conflict and Livelihoods household surveys

Date: 22 Feb 2021 to 15 Mar 2021

Technology usability testing, co-design, validation, etc

Date: 20 Feb 2021 to 24 Feb 2021

Human Wildlife Conflict and Livelihoods household surveys

Date: 07 Nov 2020 to 24 Nov 2020

Advisory Board Meeting

Date: 20 Nov 2020