The CCB Community Outreach and Research teams are collaborating to assess the effect of various conflict mitigation methods on levels of cheetah and predator conflict. The settlement of Kacgae, in the Western Kalahari, was selected to take part. There are high levels of conflict, with cheetah, wild dog, leopard and occasional lions. Selected farmers are being assisted to improve their kraals and place livestock guarding dogs. Changes to conflict levels, predator sightings and attitudes will be monitored. Community members have recently visited the CCB Tiisano Bush Camp for a training workshop in reducing conflict and the new kraals are being built. We look forward to working with Kacgae to reduce the conflict in this important Kalahari wildlife corridor region. Thanks to WCN supporters, Richard Scheller and Susan McConnell for supporting this important initiative!
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