SAJWV se standpunt ten opsigte van die gebruik van loodkernkoeëls en loodhael

Algemeen: Die SAJWV neem kennis van die menige studies ter bewys van die minimale effek wat loodpartikel inname het op die loodbloedvlakke van menslike verbruikers, beide as gevolg van die chemiese samestelling en gevolglike biobeskikbaarheid van lood in soliede vorm vir opname in die mens se liggaam en as gevolg van die bedryf van gesonde […]

SAHGCA’s position on the use of lead core bullets and lead shot while hunting

General: SAHGCA takes note of the multitude of studies proving the minimal contribution of lead particle intake to an increase in lead blood levels in consumers of game meat, due in part to the chemical composition of lead in solid form and it’s bioavailability to the human body, as well as sound meat processing practice, […]

SAHGCA Predator and Captive Breeding Policy

SAHGCA POLICY STANCE ON PREDATOR AND CAPTIVE BREEDING SAHGCA recognises the vital role hunters play in socio-economic development and conservation of wildlife heritage and have done so since the creation of the Association in 1949. More than 1,4 billion km2 of extensive wildlife areas and habitats in sub-Saharan Africa is conserved to ensure the sustainability […]

SAHGCA Selective Breeding Policy

POLICY POSITION: INTENSIVE AND SELECTIVE BREEDING TO ENHANCE OR  ALTER GENETIC CHARACTERISTICS OF INDIGENOUS GAME SPECIES FOR COMMERCIAL PURPOSES ACKNOWLEDGING that SAHGCA has the responsibility of protecting the long-term interests of its members in terms of their ability to participate in fair-chase hunting of representative indigenous species, specifically concerning the conservation of the genetic diversity […]

SAHGCA Conservation Policy

The human oriented nature of the SAHGCA conservation charter and conservation policy confirms the fact that the association sees conservation to have a “human face”.  The association, therefore, manages it’s conservation activities within that context. The two principal thrusts of SAHGCA’s conservation policy highlight the human oriented elements of conservation, namely that: conservation is the […]

Other Plans and Strategies

Plans and Strategies Filename Size  African Rhino Conservation Plan 1.83 MB  NEMBA N&S Marking of Rhinoceros 2018 205.26 KB  NEMBA National Strategy for Rhino Safety and Security 2017 2.37 MB  NEMPA – National Protected Areas Expansion Strategy 2016 3.93 MB  National Strategy and Action plan for the Management of Cycads 1.67 MB Non-Detriment Findings Filename […]

Biodiversity Management Plans

National Biodiversity Management Plans NEMBA BMP Aloe Ferox and Honey Bush July 2022 NEMBA BMP Black Rhino NEMBA BMP CYCADS 2016 NEMBA BMP Cape Mountain Zebra 2018 NEMBA BMP Gypaetus Barbatus – Lammergeyer NEMBA BMP Pelargonium sidoides NEMBA BMP Pickersgills Reedfrog 2017 NEMBA BMP Spheniscus demersus – Afrika Pikkewyn

Discussion on Waterbird Conservation and Lead Ammunition (AEWA)

Lizanne Nel, the Manager for Conservation of SA Hunters attended the 7th Meeting of Parties (MOP) of the African-Eurasian Migratory Waterbird Agreement (AEWA) that was held in Durban on 4-8 December 2018. AEWA is an intergovernmental treaty dedicated to the conservation of migratory water birds and their habitats across Africa, Europe, the Middle East, Central […]

IUCN World Conservation Congress 2016 – Hawaii

The International Union for the Conservation of Nature’s (IUCN) World Conservation Congress (WCC) has commenced in Hawaii on 1 September. At the Congress, the IUCN’s 1300 member organisations, some of the most influential government and civil society organisations from more than 160 countries, will collectively decide on actions to address the most pressing and sometimes […]