The end of June saw an unseasonably warm but windy start to one of Botswana's largest agricultural events - The Ghanzi Agricultural Show. CCB attended all three days with a stall showcasing our education and community outreach paraphernalia as well as showcasing our achievements in research this year. Five of CCB's staff and three volunteers assisted with the event which saw many community members and farmers eagerly interacting with us and taking part in our competitions, as well as filling out surveys and cheetah sightings forms. The general response from the show was a very encouraging one,with farmers showing a significantly improved attitude towards predators on farmlands. It seems that farmers are improving ways in which they protect their livestock from predators and henceforth blazing a path towards coexistence of livestock and predators. It would seem that they, Ghanzi farmers are proving that coexistence is possible and that together we can conserve both threatened predators and Botswana's livestock industry simultaneously.
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