Nagoya Protocol

Sustainable use of Wildlife: It’s the Law!

Sustainable Use of Wildlife: It’s The Law! Webinar - The Nagoya Protocol and the Rights of Local Communities Resource Africa (RA) recently launched a policy position paper entitled Indigenous Flora and Fauna, African Resources for African People, wherein we argued for the inclusion of the sustainable use of wildlife into the UN Convention of Biological Diversity’s (CBD) Nagoya Protocol....
IUCN WCC

IUCN WCC 3-11 September 2021: Transformative Change for Nature and People

IUCN WCC 3-11 September 2021: Transformative Change for Nature and People Resource Africa and the Community Leaders Network of Southern Africa will be represented at the Congress by delegates from both organizations. Resource Africa and the Community Leaders Network of Southern Africa will be represented at the Congress by delegates from both organizations.Mission: to create awareness of the CLN...

Mongabay: Reckoning with elitism and racism in conservation Q&A with Colleen Beg

Reckoning with elitism and racism in conservation From Mongabay.com - Rhett A Butler in conversation with Colleen Begg In a Q&A with Colleen Begg, who co-founded both the Niassa Carnivore Project in Mozambique and Women for the Environment, Africa, Begg talks about discrimination, colonial legacy, privilege, and power dynamics in conservation. To me conservation really is one of the last...

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...
NATURE BASED SOLUTIONS

Re-thinking nature-based solutions: seeking transformative change through culture and rights: A briefing for the post-2020 Global Biodiversity Framework

Re-thinking nature-based solutions: seeking transformative change through culture and rights This briefing, from Forest Peoples Programme looks at key areas in which nature-based solutions need more clarity and rigour if they are to play an effective and transformational role in driving financial and technical support where it is needed most to tackle the global environmental crisis, to uphold...

Community Perceptions on the Socio-economic Impacts of Wildlife Tourism from the Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park in Botswana: The Case of Tsabong – African Journal of Hospitality, Tourism and Leisure 2020. Authors: R Lekgau and T Tichaawa

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...

Feared and Hated but Admired and Respected -The Status and Plight of the African Lion (Panthera Leo) in Sub Saharan Africa: A Pest facing extinction or a favourite Tourist Attraction – Daily Nation, Kenya 2013. Author: Mwelwa C. Musambachime

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