Conflicts And Conundrums

Rachel Demotts, University of Puget Sound
Larry Swatuk

Abstract

The article focuses on the state of conservation parks in southern Africa, which raised unresolved issues. It discusses the involvement of local entities in community-based natural resource management (CBNRM) initiatives. It mentions the significance of community-based projects on the wildlife populations of Namibia and Botswana, with the increase in the number of elephants. It tackles the importance of establishing partnerships in local empowerment to achieve local benefit and sustainability.