Press Release: UK Charity raises funds at expense of Africans

Press Release: UK Charity raises funds at expense of Africans 28.6.2021: For Immediate Release from The Community Leaders Network of Southern Africa: As the UK parliament consider bans on hunting trophy imports, community leaders representing millions of rural Africans have launched an official complaint against one of the key players in the campaigns against trophy hunting. READ THE PRESS...

Endangered: Small scale fishermen and the African penguin?

  The 2021 theme for World Oceans Day is The Ocean: Life and Livelihoods. With marine resources especially important for the coastal communities in Africa, the ocean is vital for countless livelihoods on the continent and throughout the globe. To mark World Oceans Day this June 8, we bring you a report written by one of our CLN youth members, Takdeera Lewis, about a small-scale fishing...

CLN letter to Sir Ranulph Fiennes The Campaign to Ban Trophy Hunting undermines successful conservation and human rights in Africa

CLN letter to Sir Ranulph Fiennes The Campaign to Ban Trophy Hunting undermines successful conservation and human rights in Africa In a letter to Sir Ranulph Fiennes, the Community Leaders Network (CLN) challenges his calls to supporters and UK legislators to ban trophy imports, saying it undermines globally recognised successful conservation efforts and Africans' human rights to sustainably use...

Convention on Biological Diversity: Extend The Nagoya Protocol to Sustainable Use of Wildlife

The UN Convention on Biological Diversity: Extend The Nagoya Protocol to Sustainable Use of Wildlife by Professor Ademola Oluborode Jegede Imagine an approach to wildlife conservation that allows wildlife populations to flourish, respects the rights of local and indigenous peoples to determine their own future, and helps reduce poverty and inequality.A framework for achieving these positive...
Arisa Webinar

Webinar Announcement

WEBINAR: ADVANCING RIGHTS IN SOUTHERN AFRICA (ARISA) WEBINAR IMPACT OF NATURAL RESOURCE MANAGEMENT LAWS AND POLICIES ON INDIGENOUS PEOPLES’ RIGHTS, LIVELIHOODS AND CULTURE. This webinar took place on: 4 MAY 2021 11h00 AM CENTRAL AFRICAN TIME Listen Now: Moderator: Lesle Jansen CEO, Resource Africa (South Africa), African Commission on Human and Peoples Rights, APAC Parks Congress Committee and...

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...

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
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...
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...
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