2019 CITES conference in Geneva has revealed that the animal rights organizations call the shots. The convention is no longer about the control of trade in endangered species but rather the prohibition of any trade. The ARAs would ultimately like to see everything listed on Appendix I. Animal welfare trumps human welfare. But what about the rural people in Africa who have to live with these “endangered” animals? In this 4-minute video, Jack Ramsden visits a rural community in Northern Botswana to find out how they cope with the day to day pressures of human/wildlife conflict. The president of Botswana, H.E. Mokgweetsi Masisi, gives his opinion on the present situation and cautions that things have to change.