Farm management and economic analyses of leopard conservation in north-central Namibia

  title={Farm management and economic analyses of leopard conservation in north-central Namibia},
  author={Andrew B. Stein and Todd K. Fuller and David T. Damery and L. Sievert and Laurie L. Marker},
We investigated the livestock farms surrounding the Waterberg Plateau Park in north-central Namibia to assess farmer attitudes, management techniques, financial impacts, as well as the potential benefits of tourism and trophy hunting, with respect to leopard Panthera pardus conservation. Farmers were asked about their use of six livestock husbandry techniques and farmers who employed at least one had 85% less reported conflict than farmers not employing any. Livestock farmers lost on average 3… CONTINUE READING

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