A revised CBT strategy for Botswana: Reflections from experiences of the ban on trophy hunting – Lelokwane Mokgalo & Peet van der Merwe |

A revised CBT strategy for Botswana: Reflections from experiences of the ban on trophy hunting - Lelokwane Mokgalo & Peet van der Merwe | The study aimed to investigate the stakeholder experiences and perception of the ban on trophy hunting in Botswana that was instituted between April 2014 and May 2019 with the view to inform a revised strategy for Botswana CBT approach. Download the PDF

South African Revised National Biodiversity Framework 2019 – 2024 for Implementation

South Africa: The Revised National Biodiversity Framework 2019 – 2024 for implementation 19 August 2022 - The South Africa Minister of Forestry, Fisheries and the Environment published the revised National Biodiversity Framework 2019 – 2024 (“NBF”)for implementation. The overall purpose of the NBF is to coordinate and align the efforts of the many organizations and individuals involved in...

Safeguarding human–wildlife cooperation: Review . Authors: Van der Wal et al,Conservation Letters

Safeguarding human–wildlife cooperation - Van der Wal et al, Conservation Letters April 2022 Conservation decision makers routinely address conflict between human interests and the protection of wildlife and ecosystems (Dickman, 2010), yet challenges remain even when the interests of humans and wildlife are aligned. Download the PDF

IUCN Issues Briefs: Human-Wildlife Conflict JUNE 2022

IUCN Issues Briefs: Human-Wildlife Conflict JUNE 2022 Human-wildlife conflicts are becoming more frequent, serious and widespread because of human population growth, agricultural expansion, infrastructure development, climate change and other drivers of habitat loss. https://www.iucn.org/resources/iucn-issues-briefs Download the PDF

Global importance of Indigenous Peoples, their lands, and knowledge systems for saving the world’s primates from extinction. Science Advances. Estrada A, et al (2022) 

Global importance of Indigenous Peoples, their lands, and knowledge systems for saving the world’s primates from extinction. Science Advances. Estrada A, et al (2022) Here, we review the scientific literature and conduct a spatial analysis to assess the significance of Indigenous Peoples’ lands in safeguarding primate biodiversity. We found that Indigenous Peoples’lands account for 30% of...

Community stewardship: the foundation of biocultural rights

Community stewardship: the foundation of biocultural rights Kabir Sanjay Bavikatte, Tom Bennett Journal of Human Rights and the Environment, Vol. 6 No. 1, March 2015, pp. 7–29 SUMMARY: The term ‘biocultural rights’ denotes a community’s long established right, in accordance with its customary laws, to steward its lands, waters and resources. Such rights are being increasingly recognized...

Community Perceptions on the Socio-economic Impacts of Wildlife Tourism from the Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park in Botswana: The Case of Tsabong – African Journal of Hospitality, Tourism and Leisure 2020. Authors: R Lekgau and T Tichaawa

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