The IUCN Africa Protected Areas Congress (APAC) is the first ever continent-wide gathering of African leaders, citizens, and interest groups to discuss the role of protected areas in conserving nature, safeguarding Africa’s iconic wildlife, delivering vital life-supporting ecosystem services, promoting sustainable development while conserving Africa’s cultural heritage and traditions.
Formed in February 2020, the African CSO Biodiversity Alliance (ACBA) provides a platform for African CSOs to speak with one voice on issues of Sustainable Use of nature that contribute to conservation and equitable benefits from nature.
Sustainable use is a functional concept to mediate the tension between human being survival and the need for conservation of biodiversity.
In the latest of Resource Africa’s series Let Africans Decide video series, Dr. Moreangels Mbizah, a member of the Community Leaders Network, reflects on her journey in wildlife conservation – from Zimbabwe’s Lowveld to Oxford University and back – and emphasises the need for diverse approaches
by Steve Johnson
How long must this go on! Those involved in community-based natural resources management or CBNRM, have continued their mantra of the need for devolution of rights over land and natural