From 24 September – 5 October 2016, RhODIS attended the seventeenth conference of the parties to CITES event in Johannesburg, South Africa. For more information about the event, please click here http://www.citescop17jhb.co.za
The emotional attachment and pride South Africans feel for the rhinoceros can be seen through the growing populations of the species within our borders. South Africa is viewed as the primary custodian of Africa’s rhinos. With approximately 93% and 40% of total white and black rhino populations found in our country respectively. Rhino poaching is[…]
The primary objective of the UNEP-GEF Rhino Programme is to improve the effectiveness of efforts to combat wildlife crime in South Africa’s Protected Area System, focused on rhinoceros, through improved forensic technologies and capacity
The Global Environment Facility (GEF) is a catalyst for action on the environment and much more. Through its strategic investments, the GEF works with partners to tackle the planet’s biggest environmental issues.
The fight against Rhino poaching has received a much needed shot in the arm from the Castle Lager Boucher Legacy NPC “Our Rhino in safe hands” programme.
Peace Parks Foundation, under the auspices of the Rhino Protection Programme, has provided funding to support the development of the eRhODIS application, intended to simplify the collection of DNA data from the field for real-time input to RhODIS.
Delegates visited a rhino crime scene in Kruger National Park © Dr Cindy Harper Pretoria, South Africa, 28th June 2016—The international expansion of rhino horn DNA testing was announced at the RhODIS® Rhino DNA Scientific workshop in South Africa at Kruger National Park and the University of Pretoria’s Veterinary Genetics Lab (VGL) which concluded on[…]
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