The membership of the Safari Operators Association of Zimbabwe (SOAZ) and its sister organizations (see box) includes most reputable hunting, photo safari and other specialized tourism service providers operating in Zimbabwe.
All SOAZ members must be registered and licenced in accordance with current Zimbabwean legislation, and must employ only registered and licensed professional guides, hunters and couriers.
Intending visitors should therefore ensure that they deal with operators who are current members of these organizations.
The primary objective of this association is to lobby policymakers into making sound policy on conservation of our wildlife and habitat as the first priority.
Not only for this generation, but for the long term sustainability of future generations.
Secondly, our aim is to maintain the highest standard of professionalism amongst our members, and ensure they are committed to the long term management of our wildlife resources.
We are committed to the training and education of our future guides in the industry both in Zimbabwe and Africa as a whole, through a number of well established and new projects.
Within this site you will find news and views, lists of members and other useful information regarding the association and Zimbabwe in general.
The Botswana Wildlife Producers Association is an association of stakeholders with the conservation and management of Botswana’s wildlife as its focus, including sustainable utilisation of natural resources through a process of responsible and ethical management options.
The code of conduct embraces the disciplined, ethical and legislated means to participate in, co-operate with and benefit from sustainable and controlled hunting activities in Botswana.
In making our commitment visible to Government and ensuring our future involvement in decision making at policy and operational levels, it was agreed at the AGM in November 2018 that Working Groups be established to address the individual needs of each sector. With input from members and external advisers to focus on and implement action plans, establish meaningful, proactive communication and engagement with the different Ministries involved, and align with other industry subsectors the WG’s may meet, consider, review and feedback back to the Executive Committee.
The Professional Hunter’s mission is to ensure its members fulfil their role in conservation of Botswana’s fauna and flora for future generations. We will strive to become a self-regulating organisation that will be tasked to uphold the highest morals standards, principles and carry out the duties expected of our Profession. Thereby safe guarding and further enhancing the reputation of Botswana as the regional leader in the sustainable conservation of Africa’s wildlife and habitat.
Chairman: Fino Masire
Vice-Chairman: Rudie de Wet
Treasurer: Leonard Matenje
Administrator: Melanie Beukes
Committee Members: Debbie Peake, Leon Grobler, Leon Kachelhoffer
Founded in 1988 by request of the Tanzanian Government.
The primary purpose of TAHOA is to represent the tourist hunting companies that operate in Tanzania and act on their behalf and in the best interest of the sustainable management and utilization of Tanzania’s natural wildlife resources.
TAHOA is committed to ensuring and promoting ethical conduct by its members and by doing so they aim to preserve the wildlife and its natural habitat and secure the industry for current and future generations.
The association insists that its members provide the highest standard of professional service to international hunting guests, expecting them to hunt strictly in accordance with the Wildlife Conservation Act 2009 and its regulations and also, the ethical principles as required by TAHOA’s Code of conduct. Members are expected to act responsibly towards nature, wildlife and local communities.
The Association was founded as a non-racial, non-political body to represent Professional Hunters and Outfitters in Zambia. We strive to maintain the highest standards of professionalism amongst our members, and are dedicated to the ethical pursuit, and fair chase of the hunt. Our members are expected to provide the highest professional service to our International clients and to act in a responsible manner towards our great flora and fauna.
AMOS supports the conservation and ecologically sustainable development and use of natural resources, for the benefit of current and future generations, through the promotion of sustainable and ethical hunting. The protection and the conservation of a species-rich and healthy wild fauna, and securing their livelihoods while respecting the local customs, traditions and culture; and the promotion of environmental, natural and animal welfare and the maintenance and improvement of the existing natural habitats.
The fundamental purpose of NAPHA is to enhance and maintain, by effective management, an organizational infrastructure that can serve professional hunting members, clients and other interest groups. Our intent is to ensure and promote ethical conduct, sustainable utilization of natural resources, and to secure the industry for current and future generations.
The Association insists that its members provide the highest standard of professional service to international hunting guests. They are expected to hunt strictly in accordance with the ethical principles as stipulated in NAPHA’s Hunting Code. The Hunting Professional is at all times encouraged to act responsibly towards nature, wildlife and the local population.