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Jan 08, 2013 · File

Defining Political Community and Rights to Natural Resources in Botswana

This journal article examines the extent to which CBNRM in Botswana is embedded in national and district level struggles for power and control over resources, and examines a number of challenges to CBNRM in Botswana.

Jan 08, 2013 · File

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

A review of CBNRM in Zambia with a focus on comparisons with other CBNRM and enabling conditions in neighbouring countries. The report synthesises lessons learned from community structures for natural resource management in Zambia and the region as one step…

Community Based natural Resource Management Stocktaking Assessment: Zimbabwe Profile
Jan 08, 2013 · File

Community Based natural Resource Management Stocktaking Assessment: Zimbabwe Profile

A stocktaking assessment of CBNRM activities, progress and impacts, in Zimbabwe with a focus on the CAMPFIRE project (wildlife), Community-based natural product enteprises and community forestry.

 Rural Livelihoods, poverty reduction and food security in southern Africa: is CBNRM the answer?
Jan 08, 2013 · File

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

Comprehensive review of the impacts of CBNRM on rural livelihoods, poverty reduction andfood scurity in southern Africa partly based on country case studies in Botswana, Malawai, Namibia, south Africa and Zimbabwe

Community management of natural resources in Africa: Impacts, experiences and future directions.
Jan 08, 2013 · File

Community management of natural resources in Africa: Impacts, experiences and future directions.

Comprehensive review of CBNRM across Africa. Distitguishes between different types of CBNRM in different regions and under different conditions. Analyses CBNRM impacts according to: Empowerment; Economics; Environment. Explores the potential of CBNRM as a mechanism for addressing global challenges with…

Jan 08, 2013 · File

Community management of natural resources in Africa: Impacts, experiences and future directions.

A comprensive review of CBNRM across Africa drawing on a wealth of literature. Distinguishes between different types of CBNRM as applied in different regions and under different conditions. analyses achievements of CBNRM according to: Empowerment; Economics; Environment. Analyses CBNRM as…

Dec 13, 2012 · File

Protected areas and rights movements: The inadequacies of Nepal's participatory conservation

This paper highlights the limitations of participatory conservation in light of the resistance movements around protected areas in Nepal.

Dec 13, 2012 · File

Trends in forest ownership, forest resources tenure and institutional arrangements: are they contributing to better forest management and poverty reduction? Community and leasehold forestry for the poor: Nepal case study

Paper discusses the relationship between forest resource tenure and forest management, with a focus on the implication for poverty alleviation in Nepal.

Dec 13, 2012 · File

Asia-Pacific Forestry Sector Outlook Study

The study aims to determine the current status and key issues of the forestry sector, identify driving forces which will impact forest and forestry of Nepal, develop probable scenarios for the future and insight on Nepal's forest and forestry and…

Dec 12, 2012 · File

Policy-relevant assessment of community-level coastal management projects in Sri Lanka

Community-level coastal management programs are being introduced in some countries as a practical strategy to respond to conditions of poverty and unsustainable resource use practices. Two recently developed Special Area Management (SAM) programs developed in Sri Lanka are part of…

Strengthening natural resource institutions in Africa - applying social learning to reconciling poverty reduction and environmental management
Dec 11, 2012 · File

Strengthening natural resource institutions in Africa - applying social learning to reconciling poverty reduction and environmental management

In the past two decades social and political changes in Africa have unmasked the underlying complexity and pluralism of natural resource management landscapes and exposed the untenable nature of linear, centralized technocratic approaches. Institutional pluralism as both reality and approach…

Dec 11, 2012 · File

Capitalisation and sharing of experiences on the interaction between forest policies and land use

More productive and sustainable use of sloping land and community-based natural resource management (CBNRM) are being recognised increasingly as major options in a range of natural resource sectors in Asia. CBNRM is also recognised as a useful mechanism in cross-cutting…

Dec 02, 2012 · File

The Power of Local Action: Lessons from 10 years of the Equator Prize

Reveiw of the cases of the Equator prize and the sythesis of lessons learned.

Community-Based Natural Resource Management in Namibia: A Case Study
Nov 02, 2012 · File

Community-Based Natural Resource Management in Namibia: A Case Study

Through community-based natural resource management (CBNRM), Namibians who form conservancies now have legal rights to manage wildlife and benefit from tourism. With these secure rights, and with help from NGOs and the government, something extraordinary is happening: wildlife numbers, which…

Oct 23, 2012 · File

Rwanda USFS Final Report: Nyungwe National Park Fire Management Plan; November 2011

A collaborative effort in fire management planning at Nyungwe was carried out in 2011. A team of fire management specialists from the United States Forest Service (USFS) were invited to Nyungwe to assist in development of a fire management plan.

Oct 15, 2012 · File

Multiple forest use through commercial sport hunting: Lessons from a community-based model from the Petén, Guatemala

The “Proyecto Pavo” is a project dedicated to the conservation of the Ocellated Turkey (Meleagris ocellata) through sustainable use of the species in multiple-use, community-managed forest concessions of the Maya Biosphere Reserve in Petén, Guatemala. Since 2000, the project has…

Nature, Wealth, and Power: Emerging Best Practice for Revitalizing Rural Africa
Oct 11, 2012 · File

Nature, Wealth, and Power: Emerging Best Practice for Revitalizing Rural Africa

While the fate of Africa’s natural resources cannot be separated from the broader context of economic and development challenges, neither can Africa’s economic and development future be separated from the management of its natural resources. Building on lessons learned from…

Oct 01, 2012 · File

Biodiversity Assessment Tracking Systems Brochure

Biodiversity Assessment Tracking Systems Brochure

Oct 01, 2012 · File

Biodiversity Assessment Tracking Systems

The Biodiversity Analysis and Technical Support (BATS) for USAID/Africa is a two-year program that will provide analytical and technical assistance to USAID/Africa and support its operating units in the design and implementation of development, security, and humanitarian assistance activities in…

Sep 26, 2012 · File

Is Small Really Beautiful?

A critique of CBNRM principles.

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