Reedbuck, Waterbuck, Lechwe, Puku >>


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Develop a co-management institution in the Caprivi for the conservation and management of wetland habitats.


Preserve a continuous belt of floodplain habitat along the Kwando River to connect

wetland grazer populations in Mamili, Mudumu and the 'Golden Triangle' and establish linkages to Salambala conservancy.

Establish breeding nuclei of both waterbuck and puku on the Kavango River in Mahango national park and on the Kwando River in Mamili national park.


Establish breeding nuclei of all four species in conservancies, which are spatially linked to the populations in the State protected areas.

Increase reedbuck, waterbuck, lechwe and puku populations in the Caprivi.


Limit illegal hunting to about 2-3% per annum.


Maintain population growth rates above 7%.


Limit sport hunting quotas for reedbuck, waterbuck, lechwe and puku to 3%.

Realise the full potential of reedbuck, waterbuck, lechwe and puku as components of wildlife-based land use for the benefit of rural landholders and the State, in keeping with the provisions for sustainable use in Namibia's Constitution.