Our Strategic Goals

As defined by our Strategic Plan for 2018-2023 we have five strategic goals:

GOAL 1: SECURE AND STRENGTHEN COMMUNITY RIGHTS TO LAND THROUGH STRONG AND EFFECTIVE LOCAL GOVERNANCE INSTITUTIONS

To use a range of mapping, land use management, spatial planning and legal tools to strengthen governance of communal rangelands in Group Ranches that are not yet subdivided. We will focus on securing unsubdivided Group Ranches and maintaining communal land use and tenure. We will also work to develop new models such as group conservancies for collective land management in subdivided areas.

GOAL 2: SUPPORT NATURAL RESOURCE MANAGEMENT PRACTICES AND INSTITUTIONS THAT ENABLE PEOPLE AND WILDIFE TO CO-EXIST ACROSS THE SOUTH RFT LANDSCAPE

To strengthen local rangeland and wildlife management capacity by working with group ranches, conservancies, game scout networks, and other local community management institutions to strengthen their ability to manage, monitor, and conserve their natural resources, including protecting wildlife and other natural resources from illegal use.

GOAL 3: PROMOTE CULTURAL VALUES THAT FOSTER CO-EXISTENCE OF PEOPLE AND WILDIFE AND COMMUNAL LAND MANAGEMENT

To recognise the importance of local indigenous cultural values in enabling continued co-existence of people and wildlife within their landscape. We will actively promote traditional knowledge, values, and culture in ways that reinforce those values and assist their perpetuation in the face of social change.

GOAL 4: SUPPORT THE DEVELOPMENT OF SUSTAINABLE RESOURCE BASED ENTERPRISES FOR IMPROVED LIVLIHOODS

To support the development of support the development of sustainable resource-based enterprises for improves livelihoods. SORALO will improve its own capacity to deliver on this livelihoods work, starting with a review of the existing projects, their design and impact, and develop key partnerships that enable it to improve delivery.

GOAL 5: GROW AND STRENGTHEN SORALO INTO AN EFFECTIVE ORGANISATION CAPABLE OF DELIVERING ON ITS MISSION

SORALO needs to grow and strengthen as an organisation in order to effectively implement this strategy and full-fill its mandate. Through improved communication about its work, strengthened partnerships and more effective fundraising, SORALO will achieve sustainable funding and become a stronger organisation.