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Namibia"s Community-Based Natural Resource Management Programme

Namibia"s Community-Based Natural Resource Management Programme

enhancing conservation, development, and democracy in Namibia"s rural areas.

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Published by Namibian Association of CBNRM Support Organisations in [Windhoek] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Namibia.,
  • Namibia
    • Subjects:
    • Community-Based Natural Resource Management Programme (Namibia),
    • Rural development -- Namibia.,
    • Natural resources -- Namibia -- Management.

    • Edition Notes

      Cover title.

      ContributionsNamibian Association of Community-Based Natural Resource Management Support Organisations.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHN808.Z9 C654 2004
      The Physical Object
      Pagination18 p. :
      Number of Pages18
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3359714M
      LC Control Number2004410347

      Namibia – community-based natural resource management and conservancies sustain natural areas In former times, when farmers had few rights to use wildlife, wild animals were seen as little more than a threat to livestock, crops and infrastructure, as well as community safety. This situation clearly indicates that even if the governance of natural resources has been devolved to the local level, the sustainability of community-based forest management is still critically dependent on many macroscale forces, including land tenure legislation, loan conditions, and national and global forest markets (Leach et al., ).Cited by:

      Community Based Natural Resource Management in the Southern Africa Region: An Annotated Bibliography and General Overview of Resource Management and development programme. It is also aimed at providing a 1 The Multi-Disciplinary Research Centre at the University of Namibia has indicated it will prepare an. 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 were decimated by war and poaching, are rising, and.

      Namibia’s Community Based Natural Resource Management Program Namibia experienced high hunting and poaching pressures which, in combination with disenfranchisement, civil war, and drought, led to a decrease in populations of many large wildlife species and large-scale animal migrations in Cited by: Linking Women’s Participation and Benefits within the Namibian Community Based Natural Resource Management Program Article (PDF Available) in Journal of .


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Namibia"s Community-Based Natural Resource Management Programme Download PDF EPUB FB2

Namibia’s initiative on Community Based Natural Resources Management (CBNRM) is built on the basis that espouses sound environmental management and promotes the sustainable use of natural resources, in a manner that empowers local communities who should share the responsibilities and benefits of such Size: KB.

natural resources, in particular wildlife. Namibia’s Community Based Natural Resource Management (CBNRM) program is a joint venture between government, NGOs and rural communities.

By assisting communities to establish and manage conservancies, the program aims to improve management and the sustainable use of biodiversity in Biodiversity and Cited by:   Namibia's community-based natural resource management programme: an unrecognized payments for ecosystem services scheme.

Environmental Conservation, Vol. 38, Issue. 4, p. Location: London, UK. Community based natural resource management (CBNRM) programmes aim to achieve the joint objectives of biodiversity conservation and improved rural livelihoods by providing incentives to sustainably manage relevant resources. Sincemore than 50 natural resource management institutions, known as conservancies, have been established in order to manage wildlife resources, Cited by: The Community Conservation Fund of Namibia (CCFN) was officially launched on 13 February by the Minister of Environment and Tourism, Hon.

Pohamba Shifeta, in Windhoek, at the National Institute of Public Administration and Management (NIPAM). The non-profit organization was established as a sustainable funding mechanism to ease the problem.

Community-based Natural Resource Management in Namibia Community conservation areas cover 20% of Namibia. CBNRM empowers rural people, improves.

Community Based Natural Resource Management in Namibia (CBNRM) is less a project or programme, and more a process involving different actors and approaches over time. It has focused on providing communal area residents with incentives to use their resources sustainably, combining reform of policy and legislation, with implementation at the.

Community-based Natural Resource Management in Botswana and Namibia: an inventory and preliminary analysis of progress Brian T B Jones Report submitted to IIED in File Size: KB. resource management and providing strong rights and tenure over land and the resources.

CBNRM also supports the development of accountable decision-making bodies that can represent community members and act in their interests.

CBNRM promotes conservation through the sustainable use of natural resources, enables communities to generateFile Size: KB. Keywords', community based natural resource management, livelihoods, impact, meta-synthesis, Namibia INTRODUCTION Community conservation programmes aim to involve local people in the management of natural resources.

They were de-veloped in response to a number of factors including the need for solutions to biodiversity loss outside of protected.

„Natural resource management‟ is a collective term for the management of natural resources, including wildlife. „Community-based natural resource management‟ (CBNRM) is an rural development that recognizes the rights of local people to manage and benefit from the management and use of natural Size: 1MB.

Namibia's community-based natural resource management programme: an unrecognized payments for ecosystem services scheme - Volume 38 Issue 4 - ROBIN NAIDOO, L. CHRIS WEAVER, MARIE DE LONGCAMP, PIERRE DU PLESSISCited by:   The creation of Community Forests and Communal Conservancies are two core strategies of the Community-Based Natural Resource Management (CBNRM) program supported by the Namibian Government.

As a part of this case study we will evaluate both the Communal Conservancies and the Community Forest initiatives in terms of their ability to deliver both.

The Minister of Environment and Tourism, Netumbo Nandi-Ndaitwah, says rural communities were able to generate about N$50 million and over permanent jobs through the Community Based Natural. Community management of natural resources in Africa: Impacts, experiences and future directions In many parts of Africa, local communities have depended on, and managed, wildlife as a key resource since the Stone Age.

Over the last twenty years, this subsistence strategy has evolved into a development strategy that has become increasinglyFile Size: 1MB. Namibia's Community Based Natural Resource Management program is a joint venture between government, national non-governmental organisations and rural communities.

A component of the program involves communities in monitoring various aspects of their conservancy, ranging from wildlife numbers, through economic returns, to patrolling records and infringements of the by: Community-based natural resource management (CBNRM) has made its contribution to the environment and development agenda of most Southern African countries, and perhaps even in other parts of the world.

In Namibia, it has gained its merit and widespread support in the wildlife sector, through the internationally-acclaimed Conservancy by: 2. Programme which commissioned the review of livelihood strategies in Caprivi; to all colleagues in government and non-government organisations involved in Namibia’s Community Based Natural Resource Management Programme and Community Tourism initiatives; to staff of Africa WildlifeFile Size: KB.

Community based natural resource management (CBNRM) creates an environment where people in communal areas can actively manage their ecosystems. This concept has been known for centuries, but ever since its independence, Namibia has steadily given more rights to the local communities to manage their natural resources.

Community-based natural resource management (CBNRM) refers to the collective use and management of natural resources in rural areas by a group of people with a self- defined, distinct identity, using communally owned Size: KB.

wildlife – fish and game, minerals and many freshwater rivers. All these natural resources can last long and for generations to come only if there is prudent management, use and conservation.

For many years the country’s environment management strategies have adopted the community-based natural resource File Size: 1MB. The popular success of the communal conservancy approach to community-based natural resource management in Namibia is undeniable.

In the eight years since the passing of Namibia’s innovative Communal Area Conservancy legislation, a total of 29 conservancies, incorporating more than 72 residents managing an area of some 7 hectares, have been registered and .This report consists of a series of individual country papers prepared for a study on devolution, community empowerment and power relations in community-based natural resource management (CBNRM) during