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Jan 08, 2013 · CBNRM Annotation

Rural Livelihoods, poverty reduction and food security in southern Africa: is CBNRM the answer?

Very useful review for southern Africa on the impacts of CBNRM on rural livelihoods, poverty and food security particullary because of the authors' backgrounds in economics. Has a useful discussion in the comparative advantages between livestock and wildlife, suggesting that…

Jan 08, 2013 · CBNRM Annotation

An analysis of international law, national legislation, judgements, and institutions as they interrelate with territories and areas conserved by indigenous peoples and local communities. Report No. 2. Africa Regional.

This synthesis report focuses on the legal recognition and rights over land and resources afforded to Indigenous peoples' and local communities' conserved territories and areas (ICCAs) in Senegal, Kenya anbd Namibia with data and observations from other African countries. It…

Jan 08, 2013 · CBNRM Annotation

Community Based natural Resource Management Stocktaking Assessment: Zimbabwe Profile

A review of CBNRM in Zimbabwe across the NWP themes. Particullary useful for showing how some CAMPFIRE areas have been resilient in the face of the country's political and economic upheavals where CBNRM principles have been best applied. However in…

Jan 08, 2013 · CBNRM Annotation

Review and synthesis of lessons learned concerning optimum forms of community management structures for multiple resource management in Zambia and southern and eastern Africa

The report found that in Zambia in general the performance of community structures is poor largely due to limited capacity, inadequate benefits, poor governance and inadequate policy and legislation. The authors conclude that the main lessons from their review indicate…

Jan 08, 2013 · CBNRM Annotation

Evaluating the effectiveness of community-based conservation in northern Kenya: A report to The Nature Conservancy

the authors found from sample of more than 600 households, that CBNRM initiatives in conservancies conservancies were found to enhance livelihoods in participating communities, compared to what would have been the case without the conservation initiative. In Namunyak and West…

Jan 08, 2013 · CBNRM Annotation

Defining Political Community and Rights to Natural Resources in Botswana

Another useful examination of how CBNRM is embedded in politics at different levels. Poteete shows how both national level politics (and party politics) and ideology around national benefit from all resources affects government approaches to CBNRM and how Disctrict Councils…

Jan 09, 2013 · CBNRM Annotation

Participatory Forestry in the Gambia

Essentially the directorate of forestry in the Gambia has followed the NWP approach in developing participatory forest approaches, by focusing on rights over the forest, benefits from forest use and conesrvation measures. Data from the conference paper indicates successes on…

Jan 11, 2013 · CBNRM Annotation

Asia-Pacific Forestry Sector Outlook Study

This document assess the state of forestry in Nepal including estimates about current coverage, impacts on the economy, changes in laws and institutions, and factors affecting the forestry sector in the different regions in Nepal. It is a good overview…

Jan 11, 2013 · CBNRM Annotation

Country Profile Report: Forestry Sector in Nepal

This report is another good overview of the forestry sector in Nepal and its strengths and weaknesses. It discusses the political, social, and economic framework of Nepal's forestry sector as well as civil society, NGO, and international financial assistance involvement…

Jan 11, 2013 · CBNRM Annotation

Emerging Issues in Community Forestry in Nepal

This study examines the impact of community forestry in the Terai, Mid-Hills, and High Mountains as well as leasehold forestry, watershed management, buffer zone management, and service providers in the forestry sector. Researchers used semistructured interviews, extensive interviews with various…

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