in situ strategic needs assessment
incorporating extensive threat analyses
In collaboration with management,
developing a Protected Area Strategic
Security Operations Plan.
specific site’s training needs.
on-site training, 30% theory, 70%
practical; instructor to student ratio
of students: practical examinations,
report provided to client: overall course
summary and individual assessments of
initial deployment and management
of operational staff in giving effect
to strategic plan.
of highly experienced mentors, who
in collaboration with the respective
Protected Area Manager, will give
effect to and ensure the sustainability
of the Strategic Security Operations
over a 12-year period spanning 1997–2008.
Overall, 4,493 human–hippo conflict
incidences were recorded, representing
a mean rate of 4.46 ± 0.29 incidences
per month. The conflict incidences increased
by 1,285% from 1997 to 2008, resulting
in 937 peak incidences reported in 2008.
. . . Crop damage was the most commonly
reported type of conflict. Wildlife
managers attended to 90% of all reported
conflict incidences. Hippo mortality
increased linearly with increasing conflict
incidences, portending a precarious
future for hippos outside protected
areas of Kenya.”
Kanga E M Ogutu J O, Piepho H, Olff
H. 2012. Journal of Land Use Science,
Vol 7, No 4.
communication between enforcement agencies
is needed. Intelligence gathering must
be increased and the organized smuggling