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RT @GeorgeMonbiot: For years I’ve been struggling with a paradox that seems fundamental to our age. We live under a system that celebrates…Read More
@pferal @GeorgeMonbiot You might want to check the 3% claim. It is false. It is one of the pieces of misinformation that was addressed in this interview:Read More
Looking forward to participating in #APAC2022! May this be the first of many such events.Read More
An excellent thread by someone who has considered the evidence and wants to ensure that policies do not have negative consequences. In this case, proposed blanket bans on trophy imports by the UK government will hurt the rural communities that conserve wildlife.Read More
This is an open invitation to anyone who really wants to know what rural communities in Namibia think about hunting.Read More
RT @MyFrogCroaked: Leslé Jansen of @africa_resource, said “Why are Africans’ rights, views and #conservation successes continually ignored?…Read More
‘Poorly conceived’ trophy hunting bill puts wildlife at risk, UK government told | Hunting | The GuardianRead More
RT @AmyDickman4: Great to see @pgreenfielduk and @guardian actually willing to look at facts and local opinion in #conservation, rather tha…Read More
RT @LeadersSouthern: Our chairman, Dr Rodgers Lubilo @lubilo_rodgers: "“We have time and again told our international friends that trophy h…Read More
In the media
Media coverage about sustainable use, CBNRM, rural community rights and livelihoods, COVID-19 impacts, conservation models in the face of threats to wildlife populations in Africa. This content is intended to inform, to introduce new ideas and approaches and contribute to constructive debate about these issues.
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...Read More
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RESOURCE AFRICA NEWSLETTER RA ROUNDUP ISSUE 1
A newsletter about southern African CBNRM rural communities and their advocacy for sustainable natural resource use rights to be prioritized on the global conservation agenda.
In this issue we launch the Let Africans Decide video, showcasing the substantial impact the Community Leaders Network (CLN) is making on raising awareness of Community Based Natural Resources Management (CBNRM), introduce you to the revamped Resource Africa website and logo, and share news and resources on sustainable use, rights, and community conservation