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RT @CsosAfrican: As we come to the close of World Wildlife Week. Watch this informative interview featuring the CBD Executive Secretary, @…Read More
RT @ColleenBegg1: @africa_resource @AmyDickman4 @mikemusgrave Perhaps we need to rethink what success looks like in conservation. I don't a…Read More
Beyond mammals, wildlife trade includes wild plants, most fish we eat, timber and other products of our everyday lives. @TRAFFIC_WLTrade explores sustainable wild forest resource trade's contribution to livelihoods, economies, health and conservationRead More
What if we stocked Africa's grasslands with wildebeest and impala to compete on the market with livestock and look at it in terms of food security and a piece of the conservation puzzle? Dr Francis Vorhies from @WildlifeEconomy podcast explores the ideaRead More
RT @WilliamJohnOwen: Brilliant thoughtful piece on conservation in Africa it's failings & a suggestion how to incentivise Africa leaders to…Read More
Food for thought. @mikemusgrave's blog challenges current conservation solutions arguing militaristic anti-poaching achieves little in isolation from approaches that renew the relationship between people and wildlife and places value on wildlife.Read More
Excellent explainer on why human wildlife conflict occurs in Africa, how it hurts people and wildlife and how addressing the needs of rural communities can help solve the problem. Watch @TheItaliopianRead More
RT @WildlifeDay: Happening now! Join us for the first-ever virtual celebration of #WorldWildlifeDay! We will be highlighting the livelihood…Read More
"The shutdown of modern life as we know it liberated wildlife to enjoy newly depopulated landscapes...nature has demonstrated its tenacity". #WorldWildlifeDay observations from @GomeraM's morning runRead 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.
Facts matter: conservation scientists debunk myths about trophy hunting ‘Facts matter and misinformation can have devastating real-world impacts’ Expressing their concern about an opinion piece...Read More
Celebrity power undermining global conservation efforts, scientists warn Finally, the voices of Africa’s rural communities are being heard. Congratulations Alex Morss on an important article....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