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Competition Over Conservation: Collective Action and Negotiating Transfrontier Conservation in Southern Africa

Competition Over Conservation: Collective Action and Negotiating Transfrontier Conservation in Southern Africa

Source: Bram Büscher and Michael Schoon, 2009

Topics: Cooperation, Governance, Land

Added: 25/05/2014

 

Over the past decades the popularity of transfrontier conservation areas (TFCAs) or “peace parks” has grown enormously. On a global scale the number of these conservation initiatives has increased from 59 in 1988 to 136 in 1997 to an estimated 230 today.3 In southern Africa, the movement has gained similar...

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Parks for Peace

Parks for Peace

Source: IUCN WCPA, 1997

Topics: Cooperation, Governance, Land

Added: 25/05/2014

 

IUCN's World Commission on Protected Areas outlines the Declaration of Principles for peace parks, agreed upon during a conference convened to discuss cases of melding environmental conservation with peacebuilding efforts through transboundary conservation. The Declaration contains messages for national governments and for the international community. It places protected areas firmly...

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Confronting Land and Property Problems for Peace

Confronting Land and Property Problems for Peace

Source: Shinichi Takeuchi, 2014

Countries: Bosnia and Herzegovina, Burundi, Cambodia, Colombia, Rwanda, South Sudan, Timor-Leste, Uganda

Topics: Dispute Resolution/Mediation, Land, Livelihoods, Peace Agreements

Added: 22/05/2014

 

This collection clarifies the background of land and property problems in conflict-affected settings, and explores appropriate policy measures for peace-building. While land and property problems exist in any society, they can be particularly exacerbated in conflict-affected settings – characterized by unstable security, weak governance, loss of proper documentation as well...

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Legislation and Policies relating to Protected Areas, Wildlife Conservation, and Community Rights to Natural Resources in countries being partner in the Kavango Zambezi Transfrontier Conservation Area

Legislation and Policies relating to Protected Areas, Wildlife Conservation, and Community Rights to Natural Resources in countries being partner in the Kavango Zambezi Transfrontier Conservation Area

Source: Brian T. B. Jones, Conservation International, 2008

Countries: Angola, Namibia, Zimbabwe

Topics: Cooperation, Governance, Land

Added: 14/05/2014

 

This report has been commissioned in order to provide a foundation for the Kavango-Zambezi (KAZA) Transfrontier Conservation Area (TFCA) countries to consider policy and legal harmonisation regarding the management of natural resources. The KAZA participating countries are Angola, Botswana, Namibia, Zambia and Zimbabwe. The report provides a summary of the...

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Beyond Boundaries: Transboundary Natural Resource Management in Sub-Saharan Africa

Beyond Boundaries: Transboundary Natural Resource Management in Sub-Saharan Africa

Source: H. van der Linde, J. Oglethorpe, T. Sandwith, D. Snelson, and Y. Tessema, 2001

Topics: Cooperation, Governance, Land

Added: 14/05/2014

 

Interest is rapidly growing in transboundary natural resource management (TBNRM) as a way to improve natural resource management and biodiversity conservation, and promote regional economic development. Many different TBNRM approaches are being undertaken in Africa, producing a rich and extensive body of experience. The purpose of this publication is to...

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Status of the World's Transfrontier Protected Areas

Status of the World's Transfrontier Protected Areas

Source: D.C. Zbicz and M.J.B. Green, 1997

Topics: Cooperation, Governance, Land

Added: 14/05/2014

 

Protected areas are widely held to be among the most effective means of conserving biological diversity in situ (McNeely and Miller, 1984; MacKinnon et al., 1986; Leader-Williams et al., 1990). A considerable amount of resources has been invested in their establishment over the last century or more, with the result...

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Transboundary Conservation: The Politics of Ecological Integrity in the Great Limpopo Transfrontier Park

Transboundary Conservation: The Politics of Ecological Integrity in the Great Limpopo Transfrontier Park

Source: William Wolmer, 2003

Countries: Mozambique, Zimbabwe

Topics: Cooperation, Governance, Land, Livelihoods

Added: 13/05/2014

 

Recent years have witnessed the emergence of an ostensibly surprising coalition of interests around the notion of Transboundary Natural Resource Management (TBNRM) in Southern Africa. Deep green ‘bioregionalists’, conservation biologists and neoliberal development advocates have found common cause in arguing for the re-establishing ecological integrity across ‘artificial’ frontiers and administrative...

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Human and Environmental Security in Southern Africa: The Kavango-Zambezi (KAZA) Transfrontier Conservation Area Project

Human and Environmental Security in Southern Africa: The Kavango-Zambezi (KAZA) Transfrontier Conservation Area Project

Source: Dan Henk, 2008

Countries: Angola, Namibia, Zimbabwe

Topics: Cooperation, Governance, Land

Added: 13/05/2014

 

One of the most ambitious, interesting and potentially significant political initiatives in contemporary Africa is the Kavango-Zambezi (KAZA) Trans-frontier Conservation Area, a five-nation project formally initiated in 2004 that still was largely in planning in 2008. The scheme proposes to tie the national parks and wildlife conservancies of Angola, Botswana,...

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Saving South Sudan: How South Sudan Got Lost

Saving South Sudan: How South Sudan Got Lost

Source: Robert Young Pelton, 2014

Countries: South Sudan

Topics: Extractive Resources, Governance, Land, Livelihoods

Added: 13/05/2014

 

Sudan was once home to a great civilization that was the most advanced in all of Africa—but centuries of colonialism and conflict, and a post-independence period ravaged by coups, dictatorships, and incompetent rule, mired Sudan in a series of never-ending wars. This timeline details how by 2013, the oil-rich, fertile...

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Bridging the HLP Gap: The Need to Address Housing, Land, and Property Rights in Peace Negotiations and in the Context of Refugee/ IDP Return

Bridging the HLP Gap: The Need to Address Housing, Land, and Property Rights in Peace Negotiations and in the Context of Refugee/ IDP Return

Source: Displacement Solutions, 2013

Countries: Myanmar

Topics: Land

Added: 10/05/2014

 

Bridging the HLP Gap provides a series of specific recommendations to the Government, ethnic actors and the international community, grounded in international law and best practice, to ensure that HLP rights and basic human rights principles guide the peace process and any agreements on refugee and IDP return. 

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