WRSA is the national representative body of the wildlife ranching industry. It promotes, serves and protects the interests of wildlife farmers and enhances the economic viability and growth of the industry by:

  1. influencing, shaping and guiding national and provincial regulations and policies relating to wildlife ranching, in partnership with government;

  2. creating awareness of the benefits of wildlife ranching in South Africa;

  3. undertaking, directing and influencing applied research in wildlife ranching that will assist decision – making processes and best practice approaches of its members;

  4. encouraging and facilitating appropriate biosecurity protocol measures to protect against the threat of diseases;

  5. facilitating and promoting broader participation and transformation within the industry;

  6. building a community of industry membership through its chambers, study groups, magazine, newsletters, website, seminars and social events;

  7. developing and embracing the reputation of the industry, locally and globally; and

  8. providing the appropriate leadership infrastructure, capacity and capability to achieve all of the above.


Wildlife Ranching – an industry of the future