Re-establishment and management of Black Rhino into Karingani Game Reserve, Mozambique

Re-establishment and management of Black Rhino into Karingani Game Reserve, Mozambique

(c) Chantelle Melzer
Grantee Karingani Game Reserve
Type Protected Area Management
Location Mozambique
Species Black Rhino
Grant Amount $50,000
Duration 4 Months

Karingani Game Reserve is a privately managed reserve situated in Southern Mozambique, and is part of the Maputaland-Pondoland-Albany Hotspot: a bioregion that is recognized as having significantly high levels of both floral and faunal diversity. The Rhino Recovery Fund has awarded Karingani for rhino tracking devices to increase Karingani’s monitoring capacity to address the threat of poaching, as well as gain a better understanding of rhino movement and ecology to assist in making informed rhino management decisions based on scientific principles.