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'...the COVID-19 pandemic presents an ideal time to reflect on interconnectedness and approach biodiversity from a resilience-based, indigenous-inclusive perspective'. Indigenous groups insist the world must get the new UN Biodiversity framework right.Read More
RT @SthrnAfrcaTrust: #Opportunity Do you know an exceptional leader who can contribute to bringing about change in a time of unprecedented…Read More
Opportunities emerging for changing how post-Covid conservation is conceptualised, practiced and funded, highlighting importance of rights and indigenous and local community, women, and the next generation-youth African conservation leadership. CommentaryRead More
RT @ALAcademy: Don’t forget to apply to Rise! The application closes January 29, 2021. Our partner program @risefortheworld is building a c…Read More
Climate change impacts have become part of our lived realities but every year we are surprised and unprepared globally. And still, no action or support for those least responsible but worst affected.Read More
'Unless African governments can maintain strong networks of community conservation areas, supporting thousands of jobs dedicated to wildlife conservation, protected wildlife areas face a difficult road to recovery' @EdwinTambara on COVID19 & conservationRead More
RT @morss_alex: “Peoples have adopted many interventions, technologies & approaches to life from the colonial period. It is our right to de…Read More
RT @HollyDublin1: An important perspective has been captured and conveyed. It cannot simply be ignored.Read More
RT @dilysroe: “rural African people sustainably managed biodiversity, including charismatic wild animals, for millennia before the arrival…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.
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