Source: Le Monde Diplomatique, Jan. 2021

A large part of the continent ‘s 350 national parks today entrust the anti-poaching training of their rangers and eco-guards to former soldiers converted into “ bush defenders “. Sergio Lopez, 50, is one of the few French people present in this sector, recycling mainly former South African and British defense forces, alongside veterans of the Israeli armies and the United States.

African national parks, another geopolitical issue, by Jean-Christophe Servant (Les blogs du Diplo, January 7, 2021) (