Rural Namibians Pin Hopes For Prosperous Future On Tourism Lodges and Hunting Despite Animal Rights’ Anti-Use Threats

By Emmanuel Koro Johannesburg, 12 October 2019 Namibian rural communities are impressively running lodge and hunting agreements to reduce poverty in seemingly lifeless but wildlife-rich semi-desert landscapes, despite the western animal rights groups’ harmful hunting ban threats. “In 2017 Namibia’s 87 rural conservancies earned a total of R132 824 233.00(US$8 854 949.00), with tourism having …