APAC

The first Africa Protected Areas Congress (APAC) must put community land rights at the centre of its agenda.

To conserve Africa’s biodiversity, its leaders must rethink protected areas The first Africa Protected Areas Congress (APAC), scheduled for July 18-23, must put community land rights at the centre of its agenda By Dr Kendi Borona Rights and Resources Group As the date for the first Africa Protected Areas Congress (APAC), July 18-23, draws near, conservation professional Kendi Borona suggests...
Op Ed

Can a global conservation fund bridge the gap between global finance and the realities for indigenous communities? Daily Maverick Op Ed

Can a global conservation fund bridge the gap between global finance and the realities for indigenous communities? A Daily Maverick Hunting OP-ED responds to the proposition that foreign aid can be a viable alternative to sustainable use An Op-Ed response in The Daily Maverick seeks to draw attention to the many problems with the assumptions contained the opinion piece (31 January 2022)...
ACBA

Announcement: African CSOs Biodiversity Alliance (ACBA) has a New Website

Announcement: African CSOs Biodiversity Alliance (ACBA) has a New Website We are excited to let you know that ACBA's newly revamped website is up and running! The website provides you with all the ACBA resources we've produced as an Alliance, it details you about who we are and our footprint across Africa. The current news that is happening at ACBA is also well captured.For all this information...
conservation

Furore over Namibian community-based conservation – Africa Geographic

Furore over Namibian community-based conservation - Africa Geographic "Animal rights organisations seem to be strangely fixated on Namibia’s community conservation model. The reason for this fixation is obvious – Namibia includes hunting as part of its broader wildlife economy and has made greater efforts to include rural communities in conservation than most other countries in the world." A...
hunting communities

SADC rural hunting communities demand win-win benefits from international hunting – The Chronicle, Zimbabwe

SADC rural hunting communities demand win-win benefits from international hunting - The Chronicle, Zimbabwe "We think this is the right time to remove the middleman and let communities market their own natural resources,' said a member of the Southern Africa Community Leaders Network and CEO Ngamiland NGOs, Mr Siyoka Simasiku. "Communities should not be stakeholders but shareholders." Once...
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