The South African Government has played the driving role in the conservation and maintenance of the reserve. The private sector also plays a vital part of the developmental and financial piece of the building block. The coordination with local communities is one of the main focuses next to conservation of the Madikwe Reserve. With these sectors working in symbiosis, they are able to also uplift and educate rural communities on the importance of conserving the land. The well-being of the reserve is in their hands as well.