Namibia has recorded a drastic drop in poaching instances with solely two rhinos poached up to now this yr in comparison with 13 poaching instances recorded on the identical interval final yr, the Ministry of Surroundings, Forestry and Tourism spokesperson, Romeo Muyunda mentioned this week.
In response to Muyunda, the nation’s funding in preventing poaching has resulted within the drastic decline in instances.
“Namibia’s continued anti-poaching efforts have led to this drastic drop in poaching instances. This can be a very large achievement which has been made attainable by the completely different collaborations now we have with legislation enforcement companies and members of the general public who’ve assisted us with tip-offs which have led to many arrests,” he mentioned.
Muyunda mentioned that that is an achievement that Namibians ought to be happy with, including that the nation must proceed placing in additional initiatives and techniques to get the variety of poaching to zero.
Final yr, the ministry mentioned the nation was within the course of of creating a particular operations unit that can embrace using horses. (Xinhua).