Botswana – Integrating wildlife into rural economy is key to its survival

This article appeared in the Mail and Guardian (South Africa) 13 Mar 2019. By Maxwell Gomera, Liz Rihoy In 2014, the president of Botswana, Ian Khama, introduced a ban on hunting, saying it had contributed to poaching and “catastrophic” declines in wildlife, negatively affecting tourism. At the same time, the government sanctioned the unofficial use of a shoot-to-kill policy to deter...
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