Centre for Conservation
of African Resources:
CARACAL is a not for profit NGO located
in the Chobe Linyanti Wetlands of Northern Botswana.
Our program strategy is directed
at developing new ways of harnessing biodiversity to improve rural livelihoods
and reduce poverty. We are particularily focused on trying to promote community
capacity in natural resource management and strengthen the ability of management
authorities to partner with local communities.
Infectious Disease and Environmental Change
Environmental change and the emergence
of infectious disease is a critical issue, particularily when we look at the
emergence of HIV/TB in Africa. Why and where will disease emerge? We are studying
the emergence of TB in banded mongoose to better understand the dynamics of
infectious disease and the disease transmission interface between humans and
Planning, Education and Training
We are developing training
and environmental education programs aimed at promoting improved natural resource
management and rural livelihoods. Our research program is aimed at providing
directed recommendations for improved resource management planning.