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The Economics of Community-Based Wildlife Conservation in Zimbabwe

Edwin Muchapondwa

The Economics of Community-Based Wildlife Conservation in Zimbabwe

by Edwin Muchapondwa

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Published by Dept. of Economics School of Economics and Co .
Written in English


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Number of Pages1
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Open LibraryOL12856499M
ISBN 109188514897
ISBN 109789188514899

  This example shows how integrating environmental assets into economic data can help provide a new policy framing for conservation. But worldwide, . Zimbabwe's approach to wildlife conservation started to change radically just over 30 years ago. Recognition of the fact that wildlife will only survive outside protected areas if the people who share the habitat are given responsibility for and derive benefits from wildlife has had positive effects for the conservation of the macrofauna.

Botswana, Cote dÍvoire, Zimbabwe, Ghana, the Central African Republic, Burkina Faso and Mali. Little, however, has been published on the economics of wildlife. A new study, The Economics of Wildlife: Case Studies from Ghana, Kenya, Namibia and Zimbabwe seeks to . The Communal Areas Management Programme for Indigenous Resources (CAMPFIRE) is a Zimbabwean community-based natural resource management program. It is one of the first programs to consider wildlife as renewable natural resources, while addressing the allocation of its ownership to indigenous peoples in and around conservation protected areas.

In Zimbabwe, hunting has a very important role to play in wildlife conservation. One needs to understand the land categories, what happens in these categories, and what the future is for them. There are four categories of land involved in wildlife in Zimbabwe: National Parks – administered by National Parks and Wildlife Management Authority. Get this from a library! Politicians and poachers: the political economy of wildlife policy in Africa. [Clark C Gibson] -- In this book, Clark Gibson challenges the rhetoric of television documentaries and conservation organizations to explore the politics behind the creation and change of wildlife .


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The Economics of Community-Based Wildlife Conservation in Zimbabwe by Edwin Muchapondwa Download PDF EPUB FB2

THE ECONOMICS OF COMMUNITY-BASED WILDLIFE CONSERVATION IN ZIMBABWE This thesis deals with the economics of community-based wildlife conservation in Zimbabwe. It consists of an introductory chapter and four self-contained chapters. Chapter 1 spells out the history of wildlife conservation leading to the inception of : Edwin Muchapondwa.

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This thesis deals with the economics of community-based wildlife conservation in Zimbabwe. Mode of access: World Wide Web (HTML and PDF formats); Author: Edwin Muchapondwa. The Role of Institutions in Community Wildlife Conservation in Zimbabwe Herbert Ntuli and Edwin Muchapondwa 1.

Introduction Wildlife conservation has become popular with policymakers and development practitioners alike as a vehicle for rural development because of abundant tourism opportunities in Southern Africa.

The profitability of wildlife for landholders is of particular concern for wildlife conservation. Because much of the wildlife in East and southern Africa lies on private and communal lands, its conservation depends on the activities of these landholders and to what extent they are compatible with by: Integrated Conservation and Development Projects (ICDPs), commonly referred to as Community-Based Natural Resource Management (CBNRM), are central to future rural development in Southern Africa (Munthali ; and Thomson et al.

Conceptually, CBNRM is a sound idea and seems likely to encourage conservation of wildlife resources and to. This paper uses a bio-economic model to analyze wildlife conservation in two habitats adjacent to a national park by two types of communities in Zimbabwe. One community is made up of peasant farmers operating under a benefit-sharing scheme such as CAMPFIRE, while the other is made up of commercial farmers practicing game farming in a conservancy.

formalised as “community-based natural resource management” (CBNRM), combining rural development, local empowerment, and nature conservation. Led by new ideas about the merits of decentralized, collective resource governance regimes, and creative field experiments such as Zimbabwe’s CAMPFIRE, these community-based approaches.

THE ECONOMICS OF TOURISM, AND WILDLIFE CONSERVATION IN AFRICA Introduction: the economics of wildlife tourism Wildlife tourism can generate significant profits. It has [ong been a major foreign exchange earner for many African governments through the revenues accruing from state-owned protected areas and national park networks.

Zimbabwe is facing food and water insecurity. Officially called the Republic of Zimbabwe, this Southern African country is located between the Zambezi and Limpopo rivers. Home to species of mammals, more than birds, and fish species, Zimbabwe is mostly grassland, but its mountains give way to tropical and hardwood forests.

Zimbabwe supports the second largest population of. The case studies cover a diversity of sectors from wildlife management to range and forest m anagement, and describe both co-management and common property arrangements. For example, the Namibia, Zimbabwe, Zambia, Botswana and South African (Makuleke) cases focus on wildlife management on communal land.

This paper uses a bio-economic model to analyze wildlife conservation in two habitats adjacent to a national park by two types of communities in Zimbabwe.

One community is made up of peasant. This paper investigates whether the risk faced by rural farmers in Zimbabwe could poten- tially be managed by using community-based wildlife conservation. Community-based wildlife conservation could be an additional asset in the rural farmers’ investment portfolio thereby potentially diversifying and consequently reducing the risk they face.

human–wildlife conflict was difficult to manage. Community based wildlife conservation approaches were adopted. In Zimbabwe, this led to the amendment of the Parks and Wildlife Act of in to enable the participation of the local communities in wildlife conservation (Gandiwa et al., ; Muposhi, Gandiwa, Bartels, & Makuza, ).

could potentially bemanaged throughdiversification into community-based wildlife conservation and provides paramount evidence that wildlife conservation is a hedge asset in rural Zimbabwe. More investment in community-based wildlife conservation would also help efforts to conserve wildlife.

In southern Africa, there are to 14, private ranchers that promote wildlife enterprises alone or in some in combination with domestic livestock. An important conservation success, this new bio-experience economy also creates social well-being through economic growth and job creation.

It is an economic sector that needs to be taken seriously, not least because it pioneers. The book provides: an overview of community-based conservation in the context of the debate over sustainable development, poverty, and environmental decline case studies from the developed and developing worlds -- Indonesia, Peru, Australia, Zimbabwe, Costa Rica, the United Kingdom -- that present detailed examples of the locally based approach.

Wildlife management in Zimbabwe: The CAMPFIRE programme. Murindagomo. Felix Murindagomo is Senior Ecologist, Department of National Parks and Wildlife Management, Zimbabwe.

This article is an updated version of a case-study originally published in Living with wildlife, Washington, D.C., World Bank, It analyses a pilot effort aimed at conserving fragile ecosystems and increasing the.

women to take up leadership positions. Across Botswana, Mozambique, Namibia, Zambia, and Zimbabwe at least 6, CBNRM management bodies, committees, community-based enterprises, or trusts and at least million people are involved in CBNRM activities.

4 CBNRM promotes conservation through sustainable resource management. Wildlife numbers are. The Global Wildlife Program (GWP) is led by the World Bank and funded by a $ million grant from the Global Environment Facility (GEF).

The program is working with 19 countries across Africa and Asia to promote wildlife conservation and sustainable development by combatting illicit trafficking in wildlife, and investing in wildlife-based tourism. To this end.

new policies emerged in Zimbabwe, Zambia and Bois'.vana that linked jobs and services to communities located in or near wildlife conservation Despite their variety of institutional structures, the new initiatives share a key assumption: conservation policies will work only if local communities receive sufficient benefits.The wildlife of Zimbabwe occurs foremost in remote or rugged terrain, in national parks and private wildlife ranches, in miombo woodlands and thorny acacia or prominent wild fauna includes African buffalo, African bush elephant, black rhinoceros, southern giraffe, African leopard, lion, plains zebra, and several antelope species.

The introduction of the Wildlife Conservation Act of.Zimbabwe is said to be sitting on ivory and rhino horn stockpiles worth US$ million which could be used to support the conservation of wildlife and natural resources for the next 20 years.