community centred conservation

Video: Botswana and Community Centered Conservation

Video: Botswana and Community Centered Conservation 40% of Botswana’s land has been set aside for conservation.The President of Botswana, H.E. Mokgweetsi Masisi, has made it patently clear that the sustainable use of natural resources will be the centerpiece of his government’s environmental policy.He believes that unless rural communities are allowed to benefit meaningfully from the wildlife...
Covid-19 Kenya

Webinar: Covid-19: Sustainability & Remodelling of Wildlife Sector

The March/April 2020 edition of IUCN SULi Digest featured some of the many articles circulating on Covid-19   which relate to Wildlife trade and trade bans and Conservation and wildlife tourism. WEBINAR: COVID-19, Conservation and Wildlife Tourism The Kenyan Department of Tourism and Wildlife hosted a webinar around the topic Covid-19: Sustainability & Remodelling of Wildlife Sector in...
communities and livelihoods

Video: Voices from the Frontline: Communities and Livelihoods in Botswana

Produced by The Conservation Imperative, this 60-minute documentary follows Jack Ramsden, a young cattle rancher from Maun, on a quest across Northern Botswana to document the effects of wildlife on communities and livelihoods. Along the way, he engages with rural Batswana revealing their everyday struggles with wildlife. Their unscripted stories are told from the heart in a surprisingly candid...
human wildlife conflict

Khama to host international conference on poaching and human wildlife conflict

In a Press Release dated February 3, 2020 and published in Botswana's newspaper The Parrot Online: "Botswana’s former President, His Excellency Dr. Seretse Khama Ian Khama announced plans in March, 2020 to host an international conference to examine and share methods to mitigate human wildlife conflict and strategies to combat poaching in Africa. General Khama, an avid conservation enthusiast...
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