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PRESS RELEASE: African Conservation and Human Rights Advocates urge European Politicians not to be misled about trophy hunting

PRESS RELEASE: African Conservation and Human Rights Advocates urge European Politicians not to be misled about trophy hunting Advocates for human rights and conservation in Africa have warned that bans on trophy hunting imports from Africa could have catastrophic effects on people and communities already devastated by the COVID-19 pandemic.In an open letter to Alliance ‘90, Resource Africa...
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Open Letter: Resource Africa urges European politicians not to be misled about trophy hunting

Open Letter: Resource Africa urges European politicians not to be misled about trophy hunting In this open letter, Resource Africa  challenges the German Green Party Alliance '90/The Greens on their manifesto call for a ban on trophy imports. RA argues this will have detrimental effects on rural African lives and the Greens should actively seek African perspectives.   Read the letter here
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Africa-China CSOs CBNRM Webinar: How can CBNRM Deliver Inclusive, Fair and Equitable Conservation for People and Nature?

Africa-China CSOs CBNRM Webinar: How can CBNRM Deliver Inclusive, Fair and Equitable Conservation for People and Nature? The Africa CSOs Biodiversity Alliance (ACBA) in collaboration with China’s Civil Society Alliance for Biodiversity Conservation (CSABC) hosted a webinar to highlight African and Chineseperspectives on “How community based natural resource management (CBNRM) can deliver...
African Conservation Challenge

$15K African Conservation Challenge – digital identity to foster African conservation dialogue launched

$15K African Conservation Challenge: digital identity to foster African conservation dialogue launched Closing date for proposals 30 May 2021 Resource Africa, in partnership with Yoti proudly announces the launch of a digital identity-themed African Conservation Challenge open to individuals and organizations throughout Africa. The USD15 000 prize challenge forms a part of Yoti’s  Social...
Time for nature

World leaders must approach development with a fresh perspective to save wildlife   By Maxwell Gomera

Time for Nature World leaders must approach development with a fresh perspective to save wildlife   By Maxwell Gomera The dulcet, almost musical voice of the Runkeeper App interrupted the pounding sound of my feet as I started my run. 'Time, five minutes. Distance, one point zero nine kilometres. Average speed, 4 minutes 57 seconds per kilometre,' the App voice announced. I had not run on this...
Community Leaders Network SBSTTA statement

Audio Clip of CLN Statement to SBSTTA Virtual Session

The CLN release an audio clip of the Statement to SBSTTA Virtual Session Listen to this clip of the Community Leaders Network (CLN) statement delivered by CLN Coordinator, Ms. Maxi Pia Louis, Namibia Association of Community Based Resource Management (CBNRM) Support Organisations (NACSO), during the 18th February virtual session of the CBD subsidiary body on science SBSTTA. Listen to the CLN...
COMMUNITY LEADERS NETOWRK SUBSTTA

Community Leaders Network SBSTTA Statement

Community Leaders Network: SBSTTA Statement Leave no voice unheard! Sustainable use of biodiversity is a human rights issue in Africa We, the Community Leaders Network (CLN), representing community organisations engaged in conservation in nine Southern African Countries, commend the work of the Conference of the Parties to the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) since its fourteenth...
Community Leaders Network Convention on Biological Diversity SBSTTA-24

CLN will be represented at the information sessions for Convention on Biological Diversity SBSTTA-24

The CLN will be represented at the information sessions for the Convention on Biological Diversity SBSTTA-24 A delegation of the Community Leaders Network (CLN) is attending the virtual informal sessions in preparation for the Convention on Biological Diversity SBSTTA-24 and will have their voices heard through a statement, soon to be released, on African's rights to  sustainably use their...
Our Voices Resource Africa

A sustainable jobs future for youth – how we get there by Lungelo Dludla

A sustainable jobs future for youth: how we get there - by Lungelo Dludla We also contribute to the economy,' says Lusanda Mantswana, who sells fruit at Chesterville taxi rank in central Durban. Photo: Nomfundo Xolo @xolonomfundoI’ve had opportunity to think long and hard about the question of sustainable jobs for youth today and for the future. Stuck at home during this COVID19 crisis has...
conservation and colonialism

Conservation and colonialism – A Statement from the Southern Africa Community Leaders Network

Conservation and colonialism - A Statement from the Southern Africa Community Leaders Network Our Resources Our Rights The Community Leaders Network (CLN) challenges  those in the Global North who are condemning conservation hunting as a colonial relic. For every complex problem there is an answer that seems clear and simple but is often wrong. Peoples who were colonised across the world have...
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