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
The ultimate objective of this program is to improve the "quality" of livestock guarding dogs (selection, education, behavior), to identify the parameters and situations that influence their effectiveness in protection (pastoral practices, equipment, use of space …) and thus he...Read
The Kangal or Anatolian Shepherd is a breed of dog of Turkish origin. It has been used for thousands of years as a guard dog during the transhumance of cattle. It is a muscular, powerful race, with a large head and a robust body. The male measures between 80 and 100 cm at the wit...Read
The Cape Leopard Trust recognises that farmer-predator conflict remains a highly emotive issue – both for those who lose livestock as well as for those of us who are wholly opposed to the destructive and indiscriminate methods of predator control.
In seeking solu...
The Mongolian Bankhar Dog Project researches, breeds, and trains Mongolian Bankhar livestock protection dogs and places these working dogs in homes of nomadic herding families on the Mongolian steppe, where the Bankhar perform their traditional role of protecting livestock herds ...Read
The Village Tiger Response Team (VTRT) is a community driven mechanism. Their main roles are to manage the Human - Tiger interactions issues inside village and to provide data on a regular basis to manage the WildTeam’s Human-Tiger Conflict (HTC) database. But over the time the...Read
Human - Tiger conflict is one of the most critical issues in tiger conservation and also a serious problem for human safety (attacks on humans and livestock. It thus requires a focus on effective mitigation measures. Two of these measures used in Nepal have been assessed: compens...Read
In this study, they "use a stated preference approach for measuring tolerance, based on the ‘Wildlife Stakeholder Acceptance Capacity’ concept, to explore villagers’ tolerance levels for tigers in the Bangladesh Sundarbans, an area where, at the time of the research, human-...Read
The territory of French Guyana is under agricultural development. Thus, many breeders may have to cope with the predation of jaguars and pumas upon their livestock. This guide has thus been realized to advice breeders, particularly those who have not yet set up, about practices a...Read
When breeders have to deal with depredation of Jaguar or Puma upon their livestock, they have the opportunity to become a "pilot farm" and thus freely set up a non-lethal measure. Both the project leader and the breeder choose together which measure seem to be relevant and adapte...Read