community conservation

Why African community conservation is here to stay

Why African community conservation is here to stay Local communities find themselves in the middle of a tug-of-war between two distinct schools of thought. On the one side, the sustainable use of resources is supported by policies and legislation of several southern African countries, the Convention on Biological Diversity, the International Union for the Conservation of Nature, among other...
infrastructure development

Risks associated with infrastructure development in southern African rural areas

Risks associated with infrastructure development in southern African rural areas When United Nations Environment Agency (UNEA 5.2) convenes next week from 28 February to 4 March 2022 in Nairobi, Kenya, representatives of the Community Leaders Network of Southern Africa member Chifundo Dalireni from Malawi and Resource Africa UK CEO, Dr Malan Lindeque, will, along with others from civil society...
Animals Abroad Act

Poorly conceived’ Animals Abroad Bill puts wildlife at risk, UK government told – The Guardian January 13, 2022

'Poorly conceived’ Animals Abroad Bill puts wildlife at risk, UK government told - The Guardian January 13, 2022 Proposed ban on trophy hunting imports ignores African perspectives and could reverse conservation gains, says open letter  In an article in The Guardian UK on Thursday 13 January 2022, some balanced reporting by environmental journalist Patrick Greenfield about the hunting bans...
conservation

Furore over Namibian community-based conservation – Africa Geographic

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 fixation is obvious – Namibia includes hunting as part of its broader wildlife economy and has made greater efforts to include rural communities in conservation than most other countries in the world." A...

Communities lash out at Born Free Foundation – The Namibian Sun

Communities lash out at Born Free Foundation - The Namibian Sun The Namibian Sun reports on the complaint lodged by community leaders in southern Africa to the Charity Commission for England and Wales, citing the false assertions made Born Free Foundation, a UK registered charity: Community leaders from six African countries, including Namibia, are accusing the Born Free Foundation of waging a...

The Impacts of Conservation and Militarization on Indigenous Peoples: A Southern African San Perspective – Human Nature Robert K. Hitchcock 2019-03

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