Community Leaders Network

The Community Leaders Network of Southern Africa and Resource Africa South Africa sign an MOU

The Community Leaders Network of Southern Africa and Resource Africa South Africa sign an MOU The Community Leaders Network of Southern Africa (CLN) and Resource Africa South Africa (RASA) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to support the voices of southern African communities that rely on the sustainable use of natural resources for their livelihoods. The Community Leaders...
CLN

Community Leaders Network formalised

Founder members of the Community Leaders Network of Southern Africa (CLN) met in Namibia’s capital city, Windhoek at Avani Hotels from 18-22 October to formalize the network. The five-day workshop brought together representatives of local communities involved in Community Based Natural Resource Management (CBNRM) from Zambia, Namibia, Malawi, Zimbabwe, Tanzania, Botswana, and Mozambique, as...

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...
conservation and colonialism

Conservation and colonialism – A Statement from the Southern Africa Community Leaders Network

Conservation and colonialism - A Statement from the Southern Africa Community Leaders Network Our Resources Our Rights The Community Leaders Network (CLN) challenges  those in the Global North who are condemning conservation hunting as a colonial relic. For every complex problem there is an answer that seems clear and simple but is often wrong. Peoples who were colonised across the world have...
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