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Institutional arrangements for conservation, development and tourism in Eastern and Southern Africa : a dynamic perspective

Author: René van der Duim; Machiel Lamers; Jakomijn van Wijk
Publisher: Dordrecht : Springer, [2014] ©2015
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
This book presents an overview of different institutional arrangements for tourism, biodiversity conservation and rural poverty reduction in eastern and southern Africa. These approaches range from conservancies in Namibia, community-based organizations in Botswana, conservation enterprises in Kenya, private game reserves in South Africa, to sport hunting in Uganda and transfrontier conservation areas. The book  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Institutional arrangements for conservation, development and tourism in Eastern and Southern Africa.
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: René van der Duim; Machiel Lamers; Jakomijn van Wijk
ISBN: 9789401795296 9401795290
OCLC Number: 895661132
Description: 1 online resource (xx, 265 pages) : illustrations (some color)
Contents: Preface; Contents; Contributors; Terms and Abbreviations; List of Figures; List of Tables; Chapter 1: Novel Institutional Arrangements for Tourism, Conservation and Development in Eastern and Southern Africa; 1.1 Introduction; 1.2 Understanding Innovative Institutional Arrangements; Box 1.1: The African Parks Network; 1.3 Outline of the Book; 1.4 In Conclusion; References; Chapter 2: From Exploitation to Ownership: Wildlife-Based Tourism and Communal Area Conservancies in Namibia; 2.1 Introduction; 2.2 The Conservancy Approach and Its Main Institutional Features. 2.3 The Drivers of Policy Change for the Conservancy Approach; 2.4 Community Involvement in Tourism Businesses in Conservancies; 2.4.1 Model 1: Ownership and Management by the Private Sector Partner Which Pays Some Fees to the Community; 2.4.2 Model 2: Private Sector Partner "Owns" the Profit and Loss, with Conservancy Providing Capital; Model 2a: Conservancy Part Finances Lodge Development with Private Sector; Model 2b: Conservancy Fully Owns the Lodge but the Private Sector Owns the Business; 2.4.3 Model 3: Conservancy Owns Equity in a Lodge Ownership and Management Company. 2.4.4 Model 4: Conservancy Owns the Lodge and the Business and Outsources the Management to Private Sector Partner; 2.4.5 Model 5: Conservancy Owns and Manages the Business and the Assets and Has No Private Sector Partner; 2.4.6 Comparative Analysis of the Models; 2.5 Prospects and Challenges for the Conservancy Approach; 2.5.1 Conserving Wildlife; 2.5.2 Contributing to Livelihoods; 2.5.3 Governance Challenges; 2.6 Conclusions; References; Chapter 3: The Tsiseb Conservancy: How Communities, the State and the Market Struggle for Its Success; 3.1 Introduction; 3.2 The Tsiseb Conservancy. Box 3.1: The Namibian Community-Based Tourism Association (NACOBTA); 3.3 Governing Tsiseb Conservancy: Opportunities and Challenges; 3.3.1 Governance at the Conservancy Level; 3.3.2 Struggles Over Brandberg Mountain: The Interplay Between the State and Local Communities; 3.3.3 Struggles Over Brandberg Mountain: The Role of the National Heritage Council; 3.3.4 Struggles Over the Ugab River: The Interplay Between the Market and Local Communities; 3.4 Conclusions; References; Chapter 4: Community-Based Natural Resource Management in Botswana; 4.1 Introduction; 4.2 Study Area and Approach. 4.3 Institutional Arrangements of CBNRM in Botswana; 4.3.1 Definition and Formation of CBOs and Trusts; 4.3.2 Governance and Functions of Trusts and CBOs; 4.3.3 CBNRM and Joint Venture Partnerships (JVPs); 4.3.4 Number of CBNRM Communities; 4.3.5 Total Surface Area for CBNRM Development; 4.4 CBNRM Contributions to Rural Livelihoods; 4.4.1 Employment Opportunities; 4.4.2 Financial Benefits from Tourism Development; 4.4.3 Financing of Social Services from CBNRM Revenue; 4.4.4 Modern Equipment Financed by CBNRM Revenue; 4.5 CBNRM Contribution to Conservation.
Responsibility: René van der Duim, Machiel Lamers, Jakomijn van Wijk, editors.


With respect to the conservation and development impacts of these arrangements, we show that they have secured large amounts of land for conservation, but also generated governance challenges and  Read more...


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