The African Commission on Human and People’s Rights supports community-based natural resource management principles in historic resolution

The African Commission on Human and Peoples' Rights supports community-based natural resource management principles in historic resolution by Chiedza Machaka The previous article in this series described the theoretical underpinnings of community-based natural resource management (CBNRM), whereby communities living in the commons manage natural resources on their land following rules and...
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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...
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