/Type /Page In South Africa Peter Flack, one of the leading defenders of hunting in 2018 wrote in his blog that after a 50% decrease in the number of foreign hunters in just a few years, many game farmers were killing their wild animals and replacing them with cattle, given the poor economic situation of the game farming sector. 7 0 obj /X3 43 0 R >> /X13 53 0 R >> Some shocking facts about trophy hunting 1. /Font << j >> /X5 16 0 R /CA 0.1765 Trophy Hunting, disagree with trophy hunting. 3.1. 2. /ProcSets [/PDF /Text /ImageB /ImageC /ImageI] And wouldn’t that be a pity? And wouldn’t that be a pity? In France, the drop was 50% in 40 years. A few weeks too early / late and a few kilometres off course and you could miss the greatest show on Earth. /LW 0 Trophy hunting has been thrust into the spotlight after an American dentist paid $50,000 to kill Cecil, Zimbabwe's most famous lion. >> /Font << Tailored safari specialists. /Type /Catalog 8 0 obj /ML 4 /CreationDate (D:20161026151259+00'00') The evidence speaks for itself. 1. has seen a rapid decline in Africa over several years; � rXYZ /ca 0.698 >> South Africa is well known for its extensive hunting industry and it comes second for U.S. trophy hunting imports. /X3 28 0 R � << Not so, says the Humane Society International. >> /ColorSpace /DeviceRGB The absence of the economic profitability of big game/trophy hunting confirms that consumptive management cannot generate sufficient income to conserve nature. /Title (Trophy Hunting in Africa:Facts & Evidence) /LJ 0 The solutions thus now involve the funding of public goods, which involves living animals, and not the development of conservation actions based on the commercialisation of dead animals. /Height 282 [2] /ca 0.1765 /G0 7 0 R Be inspired & stay informed about Africa. >> /G2 9 0 R In contrast, countries such as Kenya, Gabon, Cote d’Ivoire and Botswana (subsequently changed) chose to close big game hunting. /Count 3 Celebrate Africa and do good. /X5 30 0 R 2 0 obj /Type /Page Without trophy hunting we wouldn’t have the number of wildlife that we have in various areas today. The dramatic surge in ivory poaching in Tanzania has led to the collapse of elephants available for hunting (Figure 1), as big game hunters target the same large-tusked individuals that poachers target. /X11 51 0 R /Creator (Canva) Trophy hunters have killed over 78,000 mountain lions in the last two decades. << << /G0 7 0 R In most species, sport hunting can only threaten the future of a population when loss of males is so high that females can no longer find mates. In France, the drop was 50% in 40 years. /F4 22 0 R /X3 14 0 R million is the stimated revenue that trophy hunting produces in Africa per year. However, in species where males provide essential paternal care, the removal of even a few individuals can have a severe impact on /Parent 2 0 R /LJ 0 Chardonnet’s proposal is against the background of the following three indicators: 1. /X6 17 0 R /TrimBox [0.0 1.0 768.0 576.0] /BM /Normal To the contrary, banning hunting could undermine real conservation efforts by diminishing the value of lions and other listed species to local African communities. �k�͂0����W�������G����r�ׇ;����i�Ή3�����d�ʋ0�����c�ʍ1�����f�Ώ6����n�֑?����z��M��� �����_�ɖ4��� = endobj /SA true According to the latest statistics provided by PHASA, South Africa currently has an estimated 20.5 million head of game (approximately 16 million on private land and the rest on state parks), meaning that the off-take through trophy hunting in 2013 was a negligible 0.002% of South Africa’s total wildlife population. /F5 34 0 R Just over a century ago, there were more than 200,000 wild lions living in Africa. /X4 29 0 R When and where to go in Africa, and with whom. /X0 11 0 R By spending a mere 2% of the required amount, Tanzanian trophy hunters have not been able to maintain biodiversity in those areas. In Kenya, tourism recorded a turnover of US$2.8 billion in 2017 for 429,500 direct jobs. It commissioned a study in 2015 that found that trophy hunting in southern Africa pumps $426 million a year into local economies and supports 53,000 jobs. /CA 1 >> /ca 0.1882 /XObject << /LW 0 /MediaBox [0.0 1.0 768.0 576.0] 5 0 obj 2. Using the most recent estimates for the countries with significant hunting industries, where esti-mates are available, we estimate that trophy hunting gener-ates gross revenues of at least US$201 million per year in /ML 4 << They occur in abundance across the country and make for great game meat as well. /SA true The suspension of elephant trophy imports into the USA was only imposed in 2014 – far after the decline in available elephants and had little impact on the sustainability of the trophy hunting industry. /F1 19 0 R Click here to receive our stories and photo galleries via email. Some countries, such as South Africa, have large, fenced game ranches where animals can be hunted in a practice called captive hunting. /F2 20 0 R According to research by Humane Society International (HSI), nearly 40 000 giraffe products derived from at least 3751 individual animals were imported to the USA between 2006 and 2015. /X12 52 0 R The expected annual spend to keep poaching at bay for that land alone would be a minimum US$4 million (500,000 x US$8). /X4 44 0 R /F3 21 0 R /XObject << /ExtGState << >> << /X7 32 0 R Since 2008, AfricaHunting.com is the place to go for online discussion of all things related to hunting worldwide. /X1 26 0 R T /F1 56 0 R https://www.discoverwildlife.com/animal-facts/an-introduction-to-trophy-hunting For most African countries with an active trophy hunting industry, among them South Africa, Zimbabwe, Zambia, and Namibia, the industry generates only between 0.3% and 5% of total tourism revenues. Trophy hunting in Africa Trophy hunting is permitted in 23 sub-Saharan African coun-tries (Roulet, 2004a). I am a lifelong animal lover and vegetarian for whom the idea of killing animals for fun is repellent, and have committed my career to African wildlife conservation. The number of hunters in countries that provide trophy hunters to Africa has dropped dramatically. Condemnation of both practises has come from all corners, including groups of IUCN specialists, and the prices of these animals have now dropped to their lowest level. This makes trophy hunting … %���� First, one must realize that Africa is a big place – at over 30 million square kilometers it is over three time the size of the entire USA. In reality, trophy hunting revenues make up a very small percentage of total tourism revenues in Africa. << Trophy hunting has long been used to control predator populations (e.g. 11 0 obj Safari company � Publisher While Africa is certainly a major destination for trophy hunters, trophy hunting also occurs in the U.S., Canada, Mexico, Argentina, New Zealand and Spain, to name a few countries. I n 1981, the four Provincial Nature Conservation Departments (Cape, Natal, Orange Free State and Transvaal) introduced legislation to control the hunting, outfitting and professional hunting industries in South Africa.. A few weeks too early / late or a few kilometers off course and you could miss the greatest show on Earth. /ProcSets [/PDF /Text /ImageB /ImageC /ImageI] The Trump administration’s recent lifting of the ban on importation of elephant tusks from certain African countries brought renewed attention to trophy hunting. endobj Chardonnet has worked in 40 African countries, and today he focuses on training, ecotourism and wildlife photography. /X0 25 0 R Trophy hunting in East Africa is limited primarily to Tanzania, which has a large and growing hunting industry using about a quarter of the land surface (Figures 1-2). /G2 24 0 R In order to derive the total spend of all the hunters, the average spending per hunter is … /TrimBox [0.0 1.0 768.0 576.0] /G1 8 0 R /Type /ExtGState According to 2009 estimates, approximately 18,50013 trophy hunters visit Africa every year to kill approximately 105,000 The average spend in Tanzania by trophy hunting operators for anti-poaching efforts was US$0.18 per hectare per year – far off the current standards of US$7-8, and Kenyan Wildlife Service’s figure of US$14. /Parent 2 0 R As was the case with lions, the awarded quotas were far more than what was available – with 200 elephants available on quota up to 2013 and 100 since 2014. /ExtGState << � This compares to the sales price of an average lion hunt of US$50,000 (the price paid for Cecil the Lion). /SA true Proponents of legal, monitored trophy hunting might respond (even if uncomfortably) that for some species, a single hunting license can bring in more dollars than several dozen tourists can. In neighbouring Tanzania, the figures were US$1,975 billion and 446 000 direct jobs off 57,800 km2 from tourism areas. /MediaBox [0.0 1.0 768.0 576.0] /F6 35 0 R When it comes to big game hunters visiting African countries, the numbers are not as easy to access, but South Africa has seen a 60,5% drop in eight years, from 16,594 in 2008 to 6,539 in 2016. million km is used for trophy hunting in sub-Saharan Africa, which exceeds the area encompassed by national parks. /F1 20 0 R �u���L���$�����h�՛B��������d�Ҟ@��������i�ءG���&����v��V�ǥ8��������n��R�ĩ7�������u��\�ЭD���-������ �u��`�ֲK�³8���%�������y��h��Y�ѹJ�º;���.���!������ We publish inspiring and thought-provoking stories and photo galleries about African wildlife and safaris for our sophisticated international community. Bespoke safaris and stories. /Resources << Before reaching a judgment on the future of big game hunting, Safari Club International feels strongly that it is important for all to understand the background and facts of big game hunting. /Length 20657 endobj /LC 0 /LC 0 /X2 13 0 R /Type /ExtGState /X15 55 0 R /LC 0 This leaves numerous game farms without real sources of income and thus without any means of funding their conservation. And with scientific oversight, licenses could be given for specific individuals who were already aging or who had already contributed their genes to the population’s future. � vued /Type /XObject 10 0 obj This mismatch between available lions (as per Figure 1) and quotas was behind the reason certain Western countries controlled and even banned the imports of sport-hunted lion trophies. Trophy hunting has been practiced in Africa and is still practiced in many African countries. Not only are we one of the largest hunting-only private properties in Namibia we are one of the oldest in the business as well. << 69 0 R 70 0 R 71 0 R] /Annots [36 0 R 37 0 R] ���� JFIF �� �Exif II* > F ( i� N ���3� ���3� � 0210 � 0100� �� � � ���ICC_PROFILE � mntrRGB XYZ � $ acsp �� �- )�=ޯ�U�xB��ʃ9 desc D ybXYZ � bTRC � dmdd � �gXYZ /X7 47 0 R To date there appears to be no clear evidence that would support the premise that banning Americans from trophy hunting would inure conservation benefit to wildlife in Africa. /F0 18 0 R We're the Africa Geographic editorial team – a diverse set of writers, editors, designers and social media natives, all united by our passion for this addictive continent. To read Chardonnet’s report in this regard, refer to page 33 (Appendix 2) and page 37 (Appendix 3) of this document. 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Before many hunting zones are colonised, it is essential to recover part of some of them to improve the configuration of certain protected areas and, through this, nature conservation. ?a?�?�@#@d@�@�A)AjA�A�B0BrB�B�C:C}C�DDGD�D�EEUE�E�F"FgF�F�G5G{G�HHKH�H�IIcI�I�J7J}J�KKSK�K�L*LrL�MMJM�M�N%NnN�O OIO�O�P'PqP�QQPQ�Q�R1R|R�SS_S�S�TBT�T�U(UuU�VV\V�V�WDW�W�X/X}X�YYiY�ZZVZ�Z�[E[�[�\5\�\�]']x]�^^l^�__a_�``W`�`�aOa�a�bIb�b�cCc�c�d@d�d�e=e�e�f=f�f�g=g�g�h?h�h�iCi�i�jHj�j�kOk�k�lWl�mm`m�nnkn�ooxo�p+p�p�q:q�q�rKr�ss]s�ttpt�u(u�u�v>v�v�wVw�xxnx�y*y�y�zFz�{{c{�|!|�|�}A}�~~b~�#��G��� More buffalo, leopard and lion are hunted in Tanzania than anywhere else, and these species are typically used by operators to attract clients to the But as a proportion of GDP, the paper found trophy hunting was most significant in Botswana, comprising 0.13% of GDP, followed by Tanzania at 0.11% and Namibia at 0.08%. � rTRC � tech 2. does not protect the natural habitat from habitat loss and poaching /Parent 2 0 R >> Declines in lion populations in Africa have been a result of mismanaged trophy hunting. /Pages 2 0 R They reject the notion that trophy hunting to help conservation and instead support “non-consumptive opportunities to generate income from wildlife ”. /BM /Normal Trophy hunting facts: In eight key African countries, trophy hunters contribute at most 0.03 percent of gross domestic product (GDP) and at most 0.76 percent … %PDF-1.4 BERTRAND CHARDONNET is a doctor in veterinary medicine by training. � >> >> As mentioned above, the Professional Hunting Association of South Africa indicated that 7600 trophy hunters came to South Africa for hunting during the 2015/6 season. Because, by trying to close down the trophy hunting sector in Africa, not only are they violating the rights of other people, cultures and nations, but they are removing the economic tools that create incentives for people to be willing to live with wildlife so that Africa’s wildlife does not go the same way as that of the UK – extinct. /Resources << >> /X10 50 0 R 1 0 obj During this time, he also served as co-chair of the IUCN Antelope Specialist Group. /X1 12 0 R #8#f#�#�#�$$M$|$�$�% %8%h%�%�%�&'&W&�&�&�''I'z'�'�( (? /Type /ExtGState Subscribe to enjoy more stories like this. << Moreover, the amount collected from Tanzanian trophy hunting operators were not all used in Tanzania, as highlighted in the Panama Papers financial scandal, which underlined the poor governance of this sector. /CA 0.698 4 0 obj /MediaBox [0.0 1.0 768.0 576.0] h gTRC � lumi cougars and wolves in the US). >> /Font << 3. can only finance a small percentage of the sum required for its conservation; and Fifty years ago, a headcount of all the game in the country would have n… /LJ 0 /ColorTransform 0 Total revenue generated by the 200,000 km2 of hunting areas in Tanzania is US$30 million per annum, whereas the conservation cost for that land, if done correctly, would be US$150 million per annum. /XObject << !H!u!�!�!�"'"U"�"�"�# Reconfiguring the protected area in Africa’, wildlife vet and protected areas consultant Bertrand Chardonnet proposes that big game/trophy hunting is in a state of decline and is no longer able to pay for its ecological footprint, leading to poaching and habitat loss in hunting concessions. /SA true >> 4. does not provide sufficient socio-economic benefits. /Annots [59 0 R 60 0 R 61 0 R 62 0 R 63 0 R 64 0 R 65 0 R 66 0 R 67 0 R 68 0 R African lion hunting has come under a lot of scrutiny over recent years and there is no doubt that the recent global media frenzy surrounding the hunting of the named lion in Zimbabwe has acted as a catalyst for some countries to get on the bandwagon and ban lion trophy imports and airlines to ban the carriage of hunting trophies. /TrimBox [0.0 1.0 768.0 576.0] /ca 1 Hunting used to be a conservation tool, but in the vast majority of cases it no longer plays this role and will not do so in the future either. /X14 54 0 R >> A study it commissioned found annual economic benefits of … � By contrast, big game/trophy hunting in Tanzania generates US$30 million in revenue and creates 4,300 direct jobs – off 200,000 km2 of hunting areas. endobj Search for your ideal safari here, or contact an Africa Geographic safari consultant to plan your dream vacation. In Tanzania, 110 out of 154 hunting zones have been abandoned because they are no longer profitable for big game/trophy hunting. endobj /X8 48 0 R Guiding Principles on Trophy Hunting as a Tool for Creating Conservation Incentives. /F3 58 0 R ' Given the species’ vulnerable status, the scale of commercial giraffe trophy hunting, most of which occurs in Southern Africa, is astonishing and deeply concerning. 9 0 obj This follows the attempts to manipulate the wild, ethical character to keep these exploitations economically viable using artificial means, first of all through the hunting of lions kept in small enclosures (canned hunting), then through the genetic manipulation of ungulates to produce animals with different colours or larger trophies sought after by hunters. /BitsPerComponent 8 Trophy hunting South Africa accompanied by experienced professional hunters. Despite a six-year age limit on lions (only lions older than six years may be shot), in 2015 66,7% of the lions shot were five years old, or younger. >> << /Type /Page General EnquiriesAdvertisingEditorsTravel with usCEO. According to a study sponsored by International Council for Game and Wildlife Conservation (CIC) in partnership with the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), the revenue generated by hunting tourism in seven Southern African Development Communities (SADC) in 2008 was approximately US$190 million. /Keywords (DACCoRc5FMY) �"9Qi������*C\u����� & @ Z t � � � � �.Id���� %A^z���� &Ca~����1Om����&Ed����#Cc����'Ij����4Vx���&Il����Ae����@e���� Ek���*Qw���;c���*R{���Gp���@j���>i��� A l � � �! Congress also might evaluate alternatives to trophy hunting in the wild. /BM /Normal Additionally, during that time the annual lion-hunting quota awarded by the Wildlife Divisions was 315 until 2015, and then 207 since 2016. /Contents 72 0 R � �wtpt p cprt � 7chad � ,desc sRGB IEC61966-2-1 black scaled XYZ $� � ��curv For example, in the USA, the number of hunters had fallen by 18.5% between 1991 and 2016, from 14,1 million to 11.5 million. 3 0 obj South Africa had the largest hunting industry “in terms of numbers of operators, visiting hunters, animals shot and revenues generated”. In Botswana, tourism generated US$687 million in revenue in 2017 and created 26,000 direct jobs. /F4 33 0 R The progressive disappearance of big game/trophy hunting zones due to farming activities linked to population growth. /X6 46 0 R When it comes to contributions to local communities, the average trophy hunting operator in Tanzania spent US$0,08 per hectare per year, compared with tourism concessions in Kenya’s Maasai Mara paying US$40 per hectare per year – without counting the redistributions linked to entry fees and employee salaries. � $bkpt Amongst countries still offering big game hunting, ecosystem degradation and decline of game species have led to the non-use of significant portions of former big game hunting areas – 72% in Tanzania and 40% in Zambia. The Demise of Trophy Hunting in Africa: A Blueprint to Halt a Misguided “Sport” by Ira Fischer. /F2 21 0 R /X2 27 0 R endobj << Tanzania is Africa’s leading country for big game hunting in unfenced areas, and yet the numbers of lions and elephants shot have plummeted over the last six years (see Figure 1 below). A functional trophy hunting area would have a lion density of 2 per 100 km² and therefore requires about 5,000 km² (500,000 hectares) to shoot one lion per year, sustainably. /Width 282 /F2 57 0 R Indeed, research on trophy hunting does show that it can produce substantial financial benefits, is likely to be supported by local communities, and can be associated with conservation gains. >> In other words, the going rate for a lion is 2,5% of the cost to keep that lion area safe from poachers and habitat loss. Figure 2 below shows the reduction in foreign trophy hunters visiting that country. /Author (Secretariat FaceforHunters) /Resources << /Kids [4 0 R 5 0 R 6 0 R] In northern Cameroon, the animals harvested per annum halved over the period 2008 to 2016, despite the same number of hunters. Destinations, Hwange, Natural history, Zimbabwe. This represents a surface area of 140,000 km2 or four times the size of Tanzania’s national parks. /X0 40 0 R /F4 19 0 R South Africa’s complete wildlife population is growing at a rate of 30% per annum, according to Wildlife Ranching South Africa (WRSA). Est. | meas Kenya does not permit big game/trophy hunting. I received the South African 2015 hunting statistics this week and was delighted to see that, after five years of steady decline – we reached our peak number of overseas hunters in 2007 (16 394) – there was a very slight increase from 7 405 in 2014 to 7 633 or 228 (3%) of overseas hunters in 2015. /F0 18 0 R /LJ 0 For Americans, canned hunting in South Africa—where lions are bred on ranches to be shot by hunters within a fenced area—is especially popular. /ML 4 /Contents 23 0 R In addendums to his IUCN report titled ‘Africa is changing: should its protected areas evolve? /BM /Normal Over the years, he has worked as chief game warden of Bamingui-Bangoran National Park in the Central Africa Republic, an adviser to the Director of Wildlife in Burkina Faso, an adviser to the Minister of Environment in Chad and head of Rinderpest eradication in West and Central Africa. /LW 0 /Filter /DCTDecode Trophy hunting as conservation. Born Free argues that that the way forward is “compassionate solutions to conservation challenges”. /X9 49 0 R /X4 15 0 R >> �����z���p���g���_���X���Q���K���F���Aǿ�=ȼ�:ɹ�8ʷ�6˶�5̵�5͵�6ζ�7ϸ�9к�܊�ݖ�ޢ�)߯�6��D���S���c���s���� ����2��F���[���p������(��@���X���r������4���P���m��������8���W���w����)���K���m��desc .IEC 61966-2-1 Default RGB Colour Space - sRGB XYZ b� �� �XYZ P meas XYZ 3 �XYZ o� 8� �sig CRT desc -Reference Viewing Condition in IEC 61966-2-1 XYZ �� �-text Copyright International Color Consortium, 2009 sf32 D ����&. /X6 31 0 R /ExtGState << In Africa, for example, some countries have banned trophy hunting altogether and support wildlife viewing and tourism in its place. According to Hermann Meyeridricks, Chairperson of the Professional Hunters’ Association of South Africa (PHASA), canned hunting can help conserve threatened species. Hunting Namibia Africa at Ozondjahe Safaris ← Ozondjahe (pronounced oh-zun-ya-hay) Hunting Safaris is the premier hunting outfitter in Namibia. 1991. /ML 4 Find everything you need to know to embark on an African hunting safari; get detailed planning information, connect with reputable hunting outfitters and service providers to avoid costly mistakes. /Type /Pages /X1 41 0 R endobj >> The number of hunters in countries that provide trophy hunters to Africa has dropped dramatically. /CA 0.1882 endobj /Subtype /Image /Type /ExtGState >> 6 0 obj The decrease in the number of shot animals. 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