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Community-based natural resource management and poverty alleviation in Namibia

Karol Boudreaux

Community-based natural resource management and poverty alleviation in Namibia

a case study

by Karol Boudreaux

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Published by Mercatus Center, George Mason Univ. in Arlington, Va .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementKarol Boudreaux.
SeriesMercatus policy series. Policy comment -- no. 10
ContributionsMercatus Center.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsMLCM 2009/40287 (H)
The Physical Object
Pagination58 p. :
Number of Pages58
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23171677M
LC Control Number2009378266

THE declining momentum of community-based natural resource management in southern Africa is threatening to erode major gains registered over the past two decades unless urgent steps are taken to. Community-based Natural Resource Management and Poverty Alleviation in Namibia: A Case Study Through community-based natural resource management (CBNRM), Namibians who form conservancies now have legal rights to manage wildlife and benefit from tourism. community based natural resource management specialists in Namibia Namibia has been. employing community based natural resource management (CBNRM) to manage their to manage their land and natural resources, taking into account national and local needs for economic development, poverty alleviation, and community empowerment. By


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Community-based natural resource management and poverty alleviation in Namibia by Karol Boudreaux Download PDF EPUB FB2

Summary This chapter contains sections titled: Introduction Community‐based natural resourcemanagement in Namibia Benefits from conservancies Limitations on conservancy benefits ‐ Cited by: 5.

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, wildlife numbers. This article looks at the literature on Community Based Natural Resource Management (CBNRM) in Namibia.

It looks at how CBNRM has been conceived as a way to deal with problems of poverty biodiversity preservation and more importantly as a driver of rural by: 2. In Namibia, the answer is yes. Through community-based natural resource management (CBNRM), Namibians who Community-based natural resource management and poverty alleviation in Namibia book conservancies now have legal rights Author: Karol Boudreaux.

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 ecosystems are by: 3.

Community-Based Natural Resource Management and Poverty Alleviation in Namibia: A Case Study This approach to conservation is known as community-based natural Community-based natural resource management and poverty alleviation in Namibia book management or CBNRM. The change to Namibia's legal environment was designed to promote local conservation efforts, promote rural economic develoment and improve local.

"Namibia's community-based natural resource management program (CBRNM) and communal conservancies have gained international acclaim for rural poverty alleviation and wildlife conservation on the. Can indigenous people protect their environment and, at the same time, develop strong businesses that help diversify their livelihoods and alleviate poverty.

In Namibia, the answer is yes. Through community-based natural resource management (CBNRM), Namibians who form conservancies now have legal rights Community-based natural resource management and poverty alleviation in Namibia book manage wildlife and benefit from tourism.

Community-based natural resource management and poverty alleviation in Namibia book Community Based Natural Resource Management in the Southern Africa Region: An Annotated Bibliography and General Overview of CBNRM themes of devolution, livelihoods and poverty alleviation, resource conditions, 1 The Multi-Disciplinary Research Centre at the University of Namibia has indicated it will prepare an.

CBNRM contributes to poverty reduction and alleviation, food security, and rural development—all important aspects in meeting the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs). In addition, CBNRM helps meet commitments to international environmental conventions (biodiversity, desertification, and File Size: KB.

Community-based natural resource management 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 facilities.

The focus of CBNRM is not merely wise management of natural Size: KB. 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.

The Impact of People-centred Approaches to Natural Resource Management on Poverty Reduction "Community-based natural resource management (CBNRM) is often promoted by governments, NGOs and donors as a means of reducing poverty in rural communities, particularly through income-generation from various natural resource-based activities.

About this book Biodiversity conservation and poverty alleviation are both important societal goals demanding increasing international attention.

While they may seem to be unrelated, the international policy frameworks that guide action to address them make an explicit assumption that conserving biodiversity will help to tackle global poverty.

Boudreaux, K. () Community based natural resource management and poverty alleviation in Namibia: a case study. Mercatus Policy Series Policy Comment No. 10, George Mason University, Fairfax, VA, USA. resource management (CBNRM), poverty reduction/alleviation and rural livelihoods.

CBNRM is often promoted by governments, non-governmental organisations (NGOs) and donors as a means of addressing poverty issues in rural communities, particularly in terms of generating. 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.

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. For Community-based Natural Resource Management and Poverty Alleviation in Namibia: A Case Study, we had very able assistance in Namibia from Miss Linda Baker, who has a strong knowledge of the area we studied and the experience of CBNRM in the country.

The research team was also fortunate to be able to draw on the knowledge and expert. Community-based natural resource management. In: DEA / DRFN (eds). Proceedings of Namibia's National Workshop to Combat Desertification.

Desert Research Foundation of Namibia, Windhoek. LANGE, G-M. Natural resource accounting in Namibia: representing depletion and degradation of water, land, and biodiversity in physical terms.

This document discusses the key elements of community-based natural resource management (CBNRM), reasons for supporting the CBNRM, land and resource rights and CBNRM. It also talks about how CBNRM empowers communities, promotes conservation and helps decision-makers to reach government goals and objectives.

This paper reviews the concept and practice of community-based natural resource management (CBNRM) as it has evolved in southern Africa, with a particular focus on Zimbabwe, Botswana, Namibia and, to a lesser extent, Zambia.

Applications of Community-Based Natural Resource Management Projects. Applications of CBNRM are as diverse as the reasons for its inception.

This is due to differing goals, resources, and socioeconomic, political or environmental circumstances that form the context in which a project is situated (Berkes & Seixas, ; and Kellert, et al.

Issues In Poverty reductIon and natural resource ManageMent october this publication was produced for review by the united states agency for International development. It was prepared by the natural resources Information clearinghouse, an operation of chemonics Size: KB. Community-Based Natural Resource Management (CBNRM) (1) Conflict Management (1) Consumer Price Indicator(CPI) (1) Namibia (1) Nigeria (4) South Africa (11) South Sudan (1) Southern Africa (3) Tanzania (18) Poverty alleviation is a priority objective in the national development strategies.

Inadequate and unreliable rainfall has. Anwar Hussain et al. The role of community based organizations in rural development Donovan,World BankLipton and Ravallion,Booth, Hanmer and Lovell, ). Different studies conducted the impact of CBOs but focus has not been given in File Size: 44KB.

Community-based Natural Resource Management (CBNRM) Capacity Building in Southern Africa funded by NORAD. The overall goal of the project is: Contributing to poverty alleviation and sustainable livelihoods at rural household level from management of natural resources by File Size: 2MB.

Community-based natural resource management (CBNRM) is a compelling concept - if people are allowed to be custodians of their resources, better management of the resources will result.

CBNRM is much more complex and challenging than has commonly been understood, but can provide a way to achieve a more equitable and sustainable approach to the 5/5(1).

Evaluating the Household Level Outcomes of Community Based Natural Resource Management: the Tchuma Tchato Project and Kwandu Conservancy Helen Suich 1,2 ABSTRACT. Community based natural resource management (CBNRM) programs aim to link the achievement of conservation objectives with those of rural development and poverty alleviation.

Discussing community-based natural resource management mechanisms from the perspectives of environmental governance and democratic values. Introduction Prior to the advent of so-called scientific knowledge and systems, indigenous knowledge was the single-most important aspect of human development utilised by communities across the world to.

Both government and international donor agencies now promote the use of tourism to alleviate poverty. The Botswana government has embraced tourism as a meaningful and sustainable economic activity and diversification opportunity, which now ranks second after mining in its contribution to the country’s gross domestic product.

The study reported in this paper investigates perceptions of Cited by: CBNRM role important in rural development Community Based Natural Resource Management (CBNRM) has been hailed as an effective tool to achieve rural development.

This was said by Professor Joseph Mbaiwa of Okavango Research Institute during the. In Botswana, the Community Based Natural Management Programme established community trusts to build community capacity in natural resource management.

Although initially built around wildlife management, existing trusts and their capacity for managing a wide range of natural resources are illustrated in the tables and figures below. 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 the s and s [].Partially in response to these threats to biodiversity, the Nature Cited by: The resource book on the introduction of the Basic Income Grant (BIG) in Namibia presents the welfare situation of the country.

Empirical evidence also shows that poverty and inequality in Namibia are evident right at the periphery (shacks and informal houses) of the capital city, Windhoek. “He is respected and honoured for pioneering the Community-Based Natural Resource Management programme in Namibia, which is internationally recognized for its contribution to the protection of wildlife in communal areas, and also for its ability to empower rural communities for poverty alleviation”.

Inès Magoum. Targeting poverty alleviation and micro and small enterprise development in the country, a host of NGOs has acknowledged the importance of harnessing skills and resources for the benefit of local producers and communities in the rural areas of Namibia.

Community-based tourism and the national Community Based Natural Resource Management. 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. Poverty Alleviation. Poverty alleviation is an essential step in the direction of defending the humanity's dignity and it is the prerequisite for creating development perspectives for the “damned of the earth,” which now number about a billion, when speaking about extreme poverty.

From: Environment and Development, Related terms. Community-based natural resource management initiatives have been a driving force behind the increase in conservation areas.

Historically the government of Namibia has given communities the ability to protect their own lands through communal conservancies. Description: Pdf a pan-African synthesis of community-based natural resource management (CBNRM), drawing on multiple authors and a wide range of documented experiences from Southern, Eastern, Western and Central Africa.

This title discusses the degree to which CBNRM has met poverty alleviation, economic development and nature conservation.and active involvement in natural resource management, for instance, with respect to Joint Forest Management, and the limited decentralization and empowerment of communities to manage and benefit from local resources.

NGOs have largely been excluded in resource management such as the CRBS under the Zambia Wildlife Authority (ZAWA). 6.Ebook Information * Examines the flaws in community-based natural ebook management (CBNRM) and proposes remedies for many locations and circumstances * Shows how CBNRM can be central to sustainable development and the conservation of biodiversity * Presents a wealth of case studies from southern Africa â the crucible of CBNRM development Community-based natural resource management .