Monitoring and Evaluation Intern – Resource Africa South Africa

Monitoring and Evaluation Intern – Resource Africa South Africa ResourceAfrica South Africa (RA-SA) is a not-for-profit company registered in South Africa. Along with its sister organisation, ResourceAfrica UK (RA-UK) – collectively RA, it has played a key role in promoting the concept and application of sustainable use of natural resources - particularly wildlife - as a conservation and...
Resource Africa

Internships at Resource Africa

Internship Opportunities at Resource Africa Resource Africa South Africa (RA-SA) is a not-for-profit company registered in South Africa. Along with its sister organisation, Resource Africa UK (RA-UK) – collectively RA, it has played a key role in promoting the concept and application of sustainable use of natural resources - particularly wildlife - as a conservation and development strategy...
human wildlife conflict

MEDIA RELEASE ‘Anti-hunting laws threaten our livelihoods and our wildlife’

MEDIA RELEASE “Anti-hunting laws threaten our livelihoods and our wildlife” 23 May 2022 For Immediate Release: Representatives of African rural communities lead a mission to explain to the UK and European lawmakers how proposed legislation undermines their rights, livelihoods, and wildlife conservation efforts   African community leaders are traveling to meet British and European government...
Khoi and San

Resource Africa and the San and Khoi southern African community: the fight for justice, recognition, and sustainability

Resource Africa and the San and Khoi South African Community: the fight for justice, recognition, and sustainability We share a blog researched and based on an interview with RASA CEO Lesle Jansen by Incominbios' staff writer Lianna Tosett Resource Africa South Africa CEO Leslé Jansen has been an intrinsic player in aiding and centralising the struggles faced by the San and Khoi local...
the elephant in the room

Size is the Elephant in the Room – Beyond the Headlines

Size is the Elephant in the Room - Beyond the Headlines Unfortunately, non-factual opinions, especially persecutory ones, seem to have a critical mass. Once attained, facts are readily dismissed and become insignificant in comparison to the size of hate and the fiction that is generated by it. Karen Seginak Tweet The introduction to Karen Seginak's blog column Fresh Tracks reads:"Conservation...
The Commons and CBNRM

The commons and the theory behind community-based natural resource management

The commons and the theory behind community-based natural resource management Prior to the modern industrial era, communities living on common-lands the world over (called commons) relied heavily on the abundant natural resources that surrounded them for their survival. In Africa, ancient traditions reflected the value of natural resources and incorporated nature in their worldviews, belief...
trophy hunters

Trophy hunters in Tajikistan are the unlikely saviours of the snow leopard – The Guardian

Trophy hunters in Tajikistan are the unlikely saviours of the snow leopard - The Guardian UK “We have very few other sources of income here – the benefits to the community are enormous. People value our wildlife now." Village Headman, Tajikistan In Tajikistan, a well-managed trophy-hunting programme has proved that this community conservation model generates incentives and revenue to...
Copyright: Hein Waschefort

Reconsidering the economic relevance of recreational hunting

Reconsidering the economic relevance of recreational hunting Hunting wild animals is an integral part of African history and culture. Today, many people continue to hunt wildlife for complex reasons that range from subsistence to recreation. In recent years animal protection groups have become increasingly critical of hunting and especially the most financially lucrative form of it: selling legal...
CBD Alliance

Post CBD Geneva: Closing statement by the CBD Alliance

Post CBD Geneva: Closing statement by the CBD Alliance A closing statement was issued after CBD Geneva on March 29, 2022 by the CBD Alliance, a network of civil society organizations who have a common interest in the Convention on Biological Diversity, and of which ACBA is a member. This statement is on behalf of the CBD Alliance. We support the statements made by IIBF, the Women's Caucus and the...
global biodiversity framework

Recommendations for the post-2020 Global Biodiversity Framework – ACBA

Recommendations for the post-2020 Global Biodiversity Framework - ACBA In an extensive report following the recently ended CBD Geneva meeting in March 2022, the African CSOs Biodiversity Alliance (ACBA) issued Recommendations for the Post 2020 Global Biodiversity Framework. As well as commenting on specific targets that address all the direct drivers of biodiversity loss as stipulated in the...
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