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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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$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...
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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...

Statement on behalf of the African Region to be presented by the Chair of the African Group on 15th December 2020 for the virtual session of the SBSTTA 24 and SBI 3

Statement on behalf of the African Region to be presented by the Chair of the African Group on 15th December 2020 for the virtual session of the SBSTTA 24 and SBI 3 On behalf of the African Region, a statement was presented by the Chair of the African Group on 15th December 2020 for the virtual session of the Subsidiary Body on Scientific, Technical and Technological Advice (SBSTTA) 24 and...
CBD virtual session under the theme "Biodiversity, One Health and responses to COVID19

CLN AND RA Statement presented at CBD Virtual Session on Biodiversity, One Health and COVID-19

Statement by Community Leaders Network and Resource Africa The statement was submitted at the CBD Virtual Session: Biodiversity, One Health and responses to COVID19 15-16 December 2O2O Community Leaders Network members and Resource Africa who are participating in the  15-16 December CBD virtual session under the theme "Biodiversity, One Health and responses to COVID19" will today present the...
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Letter to The Times from The Community Leaders Network

Letter to The Times from The Community Leaders Network As leaders and representatives of local communities and local community institutions in Southern Africa, we have an unprecedented opportunity to challenge entrenched ideas about who is a legitimate champion of conservation and whose views matter. For example, a recent editorial in The Times takes a spectacularly uninformed position on...
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Letter to The Times from Resource Africa

Letter to The Times from Resource Africa In response to The Times editorial (“Blood Money”, 7 December), Resource Africa has submitted a response to the Letters Page which, amongst other observations, states:"You correctly warn that insidious misinformation can influence vital upcoming policy decisions. In this case, those decisions will have important consequences for the lives of millions...
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Declaration: Voices of the Communities: A New Deal for rural communities and wildlife and natural resources

In June, 2019, at  Africa’s Wildlife Economy Summit, hosted by the African Union and United Nations Environment Programme in Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe, community representatives called on African Governments, the private sector and international organizations issued a Declaration in which they called for a New Deal that recognizes the integral role of communities in the ownership, management...
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