SUBSCRIBE TO OUR MAILING LIST

Enter your email address to subscribe to our weekly newsletter.

Colloquium on Captive Lion Breeding for Hunting in South Africa: Harming or Promoting the Conservation Image of the Country. 21 & 22 August 2018

0

CAPTIVE LION BREEDING FOR HUNTING IN SOUTH AFRICA: HARMING OR PROMOTING THE CONSERVATION IMAGE OF THE COUNTRY
DATE: 21ST & 22ND AUGUST 2018
VENUE: GOOD HOPE CHAMBER, PARLIAMENT, CAPE TOWN
CHAIRPERSON OF THE COLLOQUIUM: HON MR MP MAPULANE, (MP) 
PROGRAMME

08:30 – 08:45 Registration, Tea & Coffee – Committee Secretariat
08:45 – 09:05 Welcoming and opening address – Hon Mr MP Mapulane, Chairperson: Portfolio Committee on Environmental Affairs
09:05 – 09:25 Keynote address – Hon Edna Molewa, Minister: Environmental Affairs
09:25 – 10:00 Regulatory frameworks for wild and captive-bred lion hunting (e.g., ethical considerations, size of the hunting area, release period prior to the hunt, human interaction with the lions to be hunted, hunting methods, etc.):

1) Threatened or Protected Species (TOPS) Regulations (National Environmental Management: Biodiversity Act, 2004 (Act No 10 of 2004) and other applicable legislation – Mr Shonisani Munzhedzi, Deputy DirectorGeneral: Biodiversity and Conservation
10:00 – 10:30 2) DAFF’s regulatory role in captive lion breeding for hunting – Mr M Ramasodi, Acting DG: DAFF
10:30– 11:00 3) The Extinction Business: South Africa’s ‘Lion’ Bone Trade – Michele Pickover, EMS Foundation and Ban Animal Trading (BAT)

11:00 – 11:15 TEA BREAK ALL
11:15 – 12:15 DISCUSSIONS: COMMENTS, QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS – ALL
PANEL DISCUSSION SESSION: EVOLUTION, SCOPE AND THE ETHICS OF CAPTIVE LION BREEDING FOR HUNTING
12:15 – 12:40 Genesis of Captive Lion Breeding for Hunting and the factors that promoted the industry – Dr Mark Jones, Head of Policy, Born Free Foundation, United Kingdom
12:40 – 13:05 Size of South Africa’s Captive Lion Breeding (for Hunting) Industry – PHASA
13:05 – 14:00 LUNCH – ALL
14:00 – 14:25 From the hand that nurtures to the one that kills: where in the process is the human fear factor built in the animal? – SAPA
14:25 – 14:50 Ethics of captive lion breeding for hunting Custodians of Professional Hunting and Conservation – South Africa (CPHC-SA)
14:50 –15:15 Why the international uproar against the South African Captive Lion Breeding for Hunting Industry? -Dr Ali Kaka, International Council for Game and Wildlife Conservation (CIC)
15:15 – 16:15 DISCUSSIONS: COMMENTS, QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS – ALL
16:15 – 16:35 Winding up – Chairperson of the PC on Environ Affairs

DAY TWO: 
08:30 – 08:45 Tea & coffee – Committee Secretariat
08:45 – 09:00 Outlining the day’s approach – Hon Mr MP Mapulane, Chairperson: PC on Environmental Affairs 09:00 – 09:30 A lion too far: the case of trophy hunting in the Greater Kruger National Park – Dr Don Pinnock, Research Fellow, UCT
09:30 – 10:05 1) SANParks’ Response to claims of trophy hunting in the Greater Kruger National Park; and 2) South African lion conservation in the wild: breeding approach, trends, challenges & opportunities, inter alia
South African National Parks (SANParks)
10:05 – 10:35 Determination of hunting quotas in the Greater Kruger National Park – Department of Environmental Affairs
10:35 – 10:50 TEA BREAK – ALL
10:50 – 11:40 DISCUSSION: COMMENTS, QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS
ALL PANEL DISCUSSION SESSION: EFFECTS OF CAPTIVE LION BREEDING ON SA’S CONSERVATION IMAGE & BRAND (EXTERNAL FACILITATOR)
11:40 – 12:05 Possible effects of lion bone trade on lion conservation in the wild: stimulating or buffering the demand? – Mr Michael ‘t Sas-Rolfes, University of Oxford, UK
12:05 – 12:30 Conservation benefits or harm of captive lion breeding for hunting: what does the empirical evidence say? – Endangered Wildlife Trust
12:30 – 12:55 Effects of captive lion breeding for hunting on Brand South Africa – CEO of Brand SA
12:55 – 13:20 WORKING LUNCH – ALL
13:20 – 13:45 Profile of captive-bred lion hunters and trends in the most recent past (e.g., from 2012 to date) – CHASA
13:45 – 14:30 DISCUSSION: COMMENTS, QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS – ALL
14:30 – 14:45 Reflections on the future of Captive Lion Breeding for Hunting Industry – External Facilitator
14:45 – 15:00 Concluding Remarks Chairperson of the PC on Environmental Affairs

view original programme: Colloquium on Captive Lion Breeding – 21 22 August 2018 – Latest

Comments are closed.