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RESOURCE AFRICA NEWSLETTER RA ROUNDUP ISSUE 1
A newsletter about southern African CBNRM rural communities and their advocacy for sustainable natural resource use rights to be prioritized on the global conservation agenda.
In this issue we launch the Let Africans Decide video, showcasing the substantial impact the Community Leaders Network (CLN) is making on raising awareness of Community Based Natural Resources Management (CBNRM), introduce you to the revamped Resource Africa website and logo, and share news and resources on sustainable use, rights, and community conservation
RESOURCE AFRICA NEWSLETTER ISSUE 3
Community Leaders Network delegation tours Europe to explain to governments how proposed anti-hunting laws threaten their rights, livelihoods and wildlife.
Millions of hectares of land across Southern and East Africa are successfully managed by rural communities to conserve their natural resources and support their rural development goals. How this works and the outcomes for wildlife and people are nonetheless poorly understood outside the continent. New anti-hunting legislation proposed by a growing number of EU countries, which threatens communities’ rights, livelihoods and wildlife conservation, is evidence of this.
RESOURCE AFRICA NEWSLETTER ISSUE 4
Resource Africa hosted the inaugural International Conference for Wildlife Management held in Dortmund, Germany on 23 May 2022. The theme of the conference was ‘Africa: Conservation, Human Rights and Sustainable Use’.