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Community based natural resource management

by Maguranyanga B, Rihoy E in 2007

This paper examines the policy processes of devolution and democratisation of natural resource management as they relate to community-based natural resource management (CBNRM) outcomes in Botswana and Zimbabwe. Evidence suggests that local government can play a crucial role in sustaining CBNRM...

by Taylor M in 2007

This paper addresses the profound transformations in land tenure systems that have been prompted by decades of government and donor-driven programmes and policy, resulting in the shrinking of the commonage through the exclusion of extensive tracts of land and their transfer to private interests...

by Manjengwa J in 2006

This paper centres on policy processes for integrating natural resource management into land reform programmes in southern Africa. Policy has the overall objective of providing an enabling framework for the development and implementation of legislation in an integrated, harmonious manner, but is...

by Aribeb K, Mosimane A in 2006

This paper investigates how community-based natural resource management (CBNRM) has determined membership to rights over forestry and wildlife resources in Botswana, Namibia and Zimbabwe. The legal frameworks in these countries emphasise geographic location, which can be referred to as a ‘...

by Malasha I in 2005

The objective of this study is to propose a TBNRM arrangement for the Mlibizi Basin of Lake Kariba. The justification is borne out by the fact that both Zambia and Zimbabwe have embraced policies that promote CBNRM and TBNRM. These ‘people-centred’ conservation policies have not led to the...