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Task Force Publications

Position Statement on the Management of Human-Wildlife Conflict

This position statement summarises the most important aspects of understanding and addressing human-wildlife conflicts. The IUCN SSC Human-Wildlife Conflict Task Force urges governments, non-governmental organizations, researchers, practitioners, community leaders, environmental agencies and others to ensure that efforts to manage human-wildlife conflicts are pursued through well-informed, holistic, and collaborative processes that take into account underlying social, cultural and economic contexts.

IUCN (2020). IUCN SSC Position Statement on the Management of Human-Wildlife Conflict. IUCN Species Survival Commission (SSC) Human-Wildlife Conflict Task Force. Adobe Acrobat PDF Download

 

What is Human-Wildlife Conflict?

This briefing paper explains the IUCN SSC Human-Wildlife Conflict Task Force's definition of human-wildlife conflict, providing an explanation of the different considerations and nuances of this term and concept. 

IUCN SSC HWCTF (2020). What is human-wildlife conflict? Briefing Paper by the IUCN SSC Human-Wildlife Conflict Task Force. Adobe Acrobat PDF Download

 

 

 

IUCN SSC Guidelines on Human-Wildlife Conflict and Coexistence

COMING SOON

The Task Force is currently preparing a comprehensive technical policy and advisory document for practitioners working on human-wildlife conflict. Once drafted the guidelines will proceed through a consultation process to receive inputs and comments before being published.