Government, Bilateral & Multilateral Partners

"Snow Leopard looking back at camera"
© shan shui / panthera / slt

Panthera works to ensure our programming is long-term and self-sustaining, a goal we can only achieve through strong relationships with national, regional and local governments. Government support and partnerships give our scientists access to remote and dangerous areas, fund programming and the work of conservationists building their own country’s scientific base and put boots on the ground to manage and protect crucial wild cat habitats.

Panthera has Memoranda of Understanding with the following governments:

  • Angola
  • Belize
  • Colombia
  • Costa Rica
  • Guyana
  • Honduras
  • Mexico
  • Nicaragua
  • Panama
  • South Africa

Panthera works closely with the following governmental partners around the world:

  • Agricultural Ministry of Karnataka (India)
  • Assam Forestry Dept (India)
  • Bangladesh Forest Department 
  • Botswana Department of National Parks
  • Brazil: Ministry of the Environment, CENAP
  • Centre National de Gestion des Réserves de Faune (Benin)
  • Corporación Nacional Forestal (Conaf), Chile
  • Department of National Parks and Wildlife Conservation (Nepal)
  • Department of Wildlife and National Parks (Malaysia)
  • Department of Wildlife and National Parks of Johor (Malaysia)
  • Direction de la Faune et des Chasses (Burkina Faso)
  • ECOSISTEMAS (Brazil)
  • Federal University of Mato Grosso (Brazil)
  • Forestry Department, Corbett Tiger Reserve Management, Rajaji National Park Management (India)
  • Gunung Leuser National Park Management Authority (Indonesia)
  • Indonesian Department of Forestry
  • Indonesia National Police Force
  • Indonesian State Planning Agency
  • Jamestown S’Klallam Tribe
  • Johor National Parks Corporation (Malaysia)
  • Karnataka Forest Department (India)
  • Kenya Wildlife Services
  • Kerinci Seblat National Park Authority, provincial units of Natural Resource Conservation (Indonesia)
  • Lower Elwha Klallam Tribe
  • Makah Tribe
  • Manas National Park Authority (India)
  • Namibian Ministry of Environment and Tourism
  • Natural Resource Conservation Agency (Indonesia)
  • Nigeria National Park Service
  • Parque Nacional do Pantanal Matogrossense (Brazil)
  • Port Gamble S’Klallam Tribe
  • Quinault Indian Nation
  • Royal Malaysian Police
  • State Forestry Department of Johor (Malaysia)
  • Servicio Agricola y Ganadero (SAG), (Chile)
  • Skokomish Indian Tribe
  • TAWIRI/TANAPA/Wildlife Division (Tanzania)
  • Terengganu Forestry Department (Malaysia)
  • Terengganu State Government (Malaysia)
  • Thai Forestry Department
  • Washington State Department of Transportation (USA)
  • Wyoming Game and Fish Department (United States)
  • Zambian Wildlife Authority
  • Zimbabwe National Parks & Wildlife Management Authority
  • European Union and the Organisation of African, Caribbean and Pacific States (ACP) through the IUCN/BIOPAMA
  • Senegalese Direction of National Parks 

Panthera receives critical conservation support from the following bilateral and multilateral partners: