To discourage predator attacks at night, flashing predator deterrent light systems are mounted on livestock enclosures. This idea is intended to fool predators into thinking there is someone walking around with a torch during the night, and it is too dangerous to target livestock...Read
The first attractant of elephants to our fields is the different crops grown within, such as maize, sorghum, millet etc. Therefore, this trials hold a strong position that evaluating alternative cropping strategies can bring about a significant knowledge, understanding and more i...Read
The inhabitants use rags that were used to clean the guns and which are imbued with the smell of gun powder. These rags are arranged on a fan, or else attached to the tail of the horses. According to them, wolves make the association between gun powder and shooting and therefore ...Read
The solution applied is the construction of a small ripening tank in the village, where people can safely place their cassava bags without suffer from elephant consumption and improve community daily life by decreasing the effort and time to reach the river sometimes far away.Read
A participatory nation-wide think-tank (Campo Grande Group) where people linked to several sectors related to the conflict are participating. The goal is to gather some agreements and negotiated propositions to address conflict and de-escalate the tension generated by this proble...Read
Initially developed to protect poultry from foxes, the use of flashing lights was then extended to various predators: in Nepal to limit depredation of snow leopard over livestock, in Africa against cheetah attacks or in France against wolves.
The device emits flashe...
Elephants break water tanks, and pipes, and sometimes houses to access water. The main aim is to protect the water storage facilities in rural villages , as the loss of water in a semi-arid desert puts many human lives at risk.
The government provides each village ...
Project initiated in 2011, in the cantons of Vaud and Valais (Switzerland).
It is broken down into two parts:
- The design of the attack detection system;
- The composition of the repellent; alarm pheromones, the choice of the discriminating stimulus.
This cartographic tool makes it possible to signal the presence of a predator to all those responsible for herds located in the vicinity.
- The observer places a presence index on the map;
- He chooses the area to cover to launch the alert;
An insurance scheme has been created through partners (EU) support and also with the villagers subscribing to the insurance with 2500FCFA/per hectare/year (4$/hectare/year) to insured their fields. Then during the devastation, the policyholders notify the park managers in order t...Read