CCB’s Community outreach department hosted a workshop for Tlokweng farmers to engage them in proper livestock management and increase their knowledge on predators and options on reducing the conflict with predators at their farm lands. CCB covered four topics including correct identification of predators, reducing losses to predators, training and general care of livestock guarding dogs. We also had guest speakers, among them: BirdLife Botswana speaking about bird’s conservation and awareness on vulture poisoning, Organisation of Wildlife Victims and Welfare who presented on the issues surrounding deaths or injuries caused by wild animals, Departments’ of Wildlife and National Parks, Animal Production, Veterinary Services, Botswana Police Stock Theft unit. The workshop was well attended and farmers were urged to use sustainable husbandry methods to protect their livestock.
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