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GOSCARs - Nominations for 2024

Exciting News for NCE Members and Friends!

Nominations for the 2024 GOSCARs - the Grassroots Owen-Smith Community Ranger and CBO Awards - are officially OPEN!

In the heart of Namibian community conservation, we celebrate the dedication and hard work of game guards, lion and rhino rangers, fish and community resource monitors, and outstanding community-based organisations. Your nominations shine a light on those holding the thin green line in the field, facing challenges like renewed poaching.

Conservancies in Namibia

Vital statistics

86 registered conservancies
Cover 166,184 km2
Include approximately 244,587 people
State of Community Conservation

The State of Community Conservation report is published every year and provides up-to-date information. You can access this through the printed report, website and data: