Wildlife management is the focus of considerable international debate because of its importance for biodiversity conservation, human safety, livelihoods and food security. Local people have been managing wildlife for millennia, including through hunting. Sufficient examples are presented in this edition to show that sustainable wildlife management is also feasible in the modern era.
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Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksSeptember, 2018Tanzania, Switzerland, United States of America, Kenya, South Africa, Tajikistan, Zimbabwe, Namibia, Indonesia, Botswana, Australia, Canada, New Zealand, Pakistan, Finland, Mexico, Mongolia
Library ResourceReports & ResearchSeptember, 2018Angola, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Indonesia, Bulgaria, Bolivia, Congo, Costa Rica, Colombia, Botswana, Ecuador, Chad, Burkina Faso, Burundi, El Salvador, Chile, China, Australia, Cuba, Guinea, Albania, Argentina, Austria
Report of the 24th Session of the Committee on Forestry
Library ResourceReports & ResearchJuly, 2018Rwanda, Mali, Benin, Nigeria, South Africa, Togo, Mozambique, Gabon, Tanzania, Zambia, Ghana, Congo, Senegal, Sudan, Malawi, Kenya, Africa
Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksSeptember, 2018Tanzania, Ecuador, Kenya, South Africa, Tajikistan, Chile, Zimbabwe, Namibia, Indonesia, Botswana, Australia, Bolivia, Austria, Argentina, India, Pakistan, Mexico, Mongolia
La gestión sostenible de la vida silvestre es objeto de considerable atención en el debate internacional debido a su importancia para la conservación de la biodiversidad, la seguridad humana, los medios de subsistencia y la seguridad alimentaria. Las poblaciones locales han gestionado las especies silvestres durante milenios, incluso a través de la caza. En este número se presentan ejemplos suficientes para demostrar que en la era moderna también es factible la gestión sostenible de la vida silv estre.
Library ResourceJanuary, 2002Mozambique, Ethiopia, Namibia, Sub-Saharan Africa
A University of Leeds collaborative study has probed links between environmental change and famine – two problems perceived to lie at the heart of Africa’s current crisis – in the context of another all too often linked to the continent - warfare and civil unrest. Land hunger and environmental depletion in the aftermath of war are often cited as causes of famine that in turn will lead to further conflict. Is such a chain reaction really at work? Is there an inevitable causal link between environmental degradation and violent conflict?
Library ResourceJanuary, 2000Kenya, Zambia, Lesotho, Uganda, Zimbabwe, Namibia, Tanzania, Botswana, Eswatini, Malawi, Sub-Saharan Africa
Examines the relationship of people’s rights in land to the manner in which they may be involved in the management of forests in Tanzania, Uganda, Kenya, Zambia, Malawi, Zimbabwe, South Africa, Namibia, Mozambique, Lesotho and to a lesser degree Botswana and Swaziland.Includes examination of property relations, state power, land reform, recognition of customary rights, the changing nature of tenure, and the impact of new land law on community forest rights.
Library ResourcePeer-reviewed publicationJournal Articles & BooksDecember, 2018Southern Africa, Sub-Saharan Africa, Africa, Malawi
Library ResourceMultimediaDecember, 2004Malawi, Southern Africa, Africa
Robin Mlolo, a farmer from Malawi?s lakeshore area, describes the many benefits to be gained from Faidherbia albida, the African winterthorn.
Library ResourceMultimediaDecember, 2004Zambia, Southern Africa, Africa
Chris Kakunta visits Harrison Chongwe, an innovative farmer who is using Gliricidia sepium instead of chemical fertilizer, with excellent results.
Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksDecember, 1997Africa, Southern Africa, Eastern Africa
In 1995 a survey of research capacity was conducted at institutions undertaking forestry-related research in the SADC countries. This document presents a review of the methods available for the assessment of research capacity and summarizes previous efforts to assess research capacity in the region. The methodology adopted makes use of common indicators thereby allowing comparisons across institutions.
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