Annual Review 2015

Conserving the biodiversity of the earth’s ecosystems is one of the biggest challenges facing mankind today. According to WWF, the loss of wildlife species is estimated to be up to 10 000 higher than the natural extinction rate, with the world’s wildlife having been reduced by half in less than a generation. Coupled with this...
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Annual Review 2014

The Year Under Review Strategic Planning & Relationships In 2014, the College took strategic steps to operate effectively in its quest for financial sustainability, whilst staying true to its vision & and mission. The concept of “business units” rather than training departments was implemented which has led to the College being more business driven in...
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Annual Review 2013

Foreward The illegal wildlife trade is one of the biggest threats to the survival of some of the world’s most threatened species. It’s second only to habitat destruction as a cause of loss for many species. In Africa, the Illegal wildlife trade has exploded to meet increasing demand for elephant ivory and rhino horn. The...
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Annual Review 2012

“Give a man a fish and you feed him for a day. Teach a man to fish and you feed him for a lifetime” This famous proverb underpins the ethos of the Southern African Wildlife College. It’s not just about providing our students with an education or developing human capital for conservation organisations. It’s about...
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Annual Review 2011

Growth and Development Since inception, more than 6000 students from 26 countries in Africa, but mostly from countries in the SADC region, have received training in natural resource management. Approximately 80% of the learners who have received training at the SAWC are still in wildlife management and most of the graduates have been promoted to...
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Annual Review 2010

Message from the Chairman Challenges that face conservation organisations change on a continual basis and differ substantially between organisations, both within South Africa and across the SADC region. Training plays a pivotal role in terms of rehabilitating and sustaining wildlife areas. It is comforting to know that training and capacity building for staff of protected...
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The Bateleur – Quarter 3 (2017)

“2017 – An Extremely Exciting but Challenging Year So Far” During the past quarter, especially having finalised the mid year financials, the College has been hard pressed to meet its financial target especially since the impact of Phase II of the College’s infrastructure development funded by KFW is now being felt. Whilst this is a...
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The Bateleur – Quarter 2 (2017)

“The SAWC meets with donors and partners in Europe” With the support of the Southern African Wildlife College Trust, the SAWC CEO, Theresa Sowry and Executive Manager Marketing and Fundraising Jeanné Poultney, conduct an annual trip to Europe to meet up with current and po- tential donors and supporters as well as with some of...
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The Bateleur – Quarter 1 (2017)

“Natural Resource Management qualifications department welcomes its students” The College Christmas break is always one of mixed blessings for the Wildlife Area Management Qualifications department! On the one hand it is a time to relax and reflect on the year just past, but it is also a time in which we anxiously await final confirmation...
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