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Communal land development & wildlife utilisation

D. H. M. Cumming

Communal land development & wildlife utilisation

potential and options in northern Namibia

by D. H. M. Cumming

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Published by WWF Multispecies Project in Causeway, Harare, Zimbabwe .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Other titlesCommunal land development and wildlife utilisation
Statementa discussion paper prepared by D.H.M. Cumming on behalf of EarthAfrica in conjunction with Southern Africa Foundation for Economic Research and WWF Multispecies Animal Production Systems Project for Wildlife, Nature Conservation, & Tourism, Republic of Namibia.
ContributionsEarthAfrica., Southern Africa Foundation for Economic Research., WWF Multispecies Animal Production Systems Project., Wildlife, Nature Conservation, & Tourism (Organization : Zimbabwe)
Classifications
LC ClassificationsMLCS 2000/00753 (H)
The Physical Object
Pagination47 p. ;
Number of Pages47
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1392767M
LC Control Number92983073

Precise numbers are not published. The goal is usually to increase populations but can also be to decrease or sustain them. In the communal areas of Namibia, outside of national parks, wildlife roams freely. In contrast, mountainous and hilly areas in the Himalayan region and some of the drier tracts are not much suited to farming because of rugged topography, unfavourable climate and infertile soils. Other figures, such as Sources of returns, show a snapshot for the reported year.

Farmers who plant crops or choose not to plant crops affect wildlife. According to the Communal Lands Act, all communal land is vested in the State President who has powers to permit its occupation and utilisation in accordance with the Act. DAS has been involved in the biomass sector since with an emphasis on capacity development for individual farmers, government officials and the industry at large. This attitude often subjects wildlife management decisions to the Precautionary Principle. Large parts of the Satluj, Ganga plains, Gujarat plains, Kathiawar plateau Maharashtra plateau and West Bengal basin have high proportion of cultivated area.

Fallow land is left uncultivated from 1 to 5 years to help soil recoup its fertility in the natural way depending upon the nature of soil and the nature of fanning. This land distribution pattern shows that: in general, Zimbabwe has limited agricultural potential; and the large scale commercial areas have an inherently higher agricultural potential than the other three farming sectors. Africans have proved that they are prepared to pay a high price for the conservation of their natural heritage: damaged crops, lost opportunities, direct expenditure, etc. The extreme west of the country has large tracts of deep Kalahari sandy soils which have very low agricultural potential. It also poses a serious threat to conservation by reducing economic incentives to conserve species and restrains the actions of wildlife specialists. For those conservancies with tourism potential, the right to establish tourism enterprises was realised through joint ventures with the private sector, which could bring capital and experience.


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To address comments or complaints, please Contact us. For those conservancies with tourism potential, the right to establish tourism enterprises was realised through joint ventures with the private sector, which could bring capital and experience. Poaching has decreased dramatically, and is most likely due to the shift in the perceived value of wildlife.

The chapters throughout this guide will help you to understand the relationship between wildlife and their varied habitats. For people, such a place is called "home. The tenure systems impact and shape the property rights and natural resource access regimes that exist in the country.

Wildlife Management

What problems do they cause? Before people settled Michigan, new habitats were created and others changed by glaciers, wildfire, floods, windstorms, and Communal land development & wildlife utilisation book natural birth-to-death process of trees and other plant communities.

Andhra Pradesh with about 2. This practical set of 14 principles and guidelines underlines how ecosystems serve and maintain cultures, societies and communities, and apply to any consumptive or non-consumptive use.

This area has a special significance in an agricultural country like India because agricultural production largely depends upon this type of land.

Bush harvesting Communal land development & wildlife utilisation book would be issued to communal farmers unlike before when permits were only limited to commercial farmers and the government should provide mechanisms to assist the harvesting of charcoal in communal areas.

Protecting threatened and endangered species or helping to protect a species from becoming rare. Many are on marginal land with little wildlife, but with a strong conservation value to Namibia.

Emphasis is placed on animal or plant populations and communities in contrast to individual animals and plants and also in contrast to the total number of individuals within a species. Consensus-building and conflict-resolution techniques are therefore an important element of the management of wildlife.

Male Lion in Namibia, But the per capita cultivated land has gone down drastically from 0. Thus there had been an increase of about 20 per cent in net sown area in about half a century from to With a larger prey base, predator populations such as lion have also increased.

Since it takes a great deal of capital to build lodges, conservancies can generate capital by entering in partnerships with private investors. Although tourism and hunting provide important income diversification, farming is still the main source of livelihoods for most conservancy members.

Food needs occur year around, and yet habitat may produce food only on a seasonal basis.and communal land tenure helps enable sustainable natural resource management by local communities.

This briefing presents the experience of international development, wildlife and human rights practitioners, shared at a symposium on land grabbing and conservation in March Large-scale land acquisitions have increased in.

Dec 01,  · Land Bank CEO TP Nchocho. The strategy is to approach our book on a more holistic basis through portfolio management.

This will ensure that we are pro-active, hands-on, and that we ensure access to technical advice to mitigate any possible risk. As a development finance institution, this support is critical. THE Namibia National Farmers Union has joined the call to educate farmers on how to control the encroacher bush on their farms and strengthen its utilisation, specifically through bush biomass in.MODULEHANDOUT #1: Introduction to the historic developments related to wildlife utilisation pdf 1 of 2) “Namibia has long been at the African forefront in the development and application of successful wildlife use policies and practices.

Invisionary.Biodiversity, Sustainability and Human Communities Wildlife and livestock utilisation enterprises on communal land in Caprivi, (GTZ) on wildlife management in the development context in eastern and southern Africa.

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He is based in Harare as an ad.Can Livestock and Wildlife Ebook r **•-* •# ERGO. This book grew out of a review commissioned by the Animal Health, Livestock Production and Natural Resources Systems Programmes of the UK Department for International Development's Renewable communal land, especially where the following basic conditions are in place.