Categories Africa, Events, Events organised or co-organised by the consortium, GSI, Namibia, Regional events, Regional knowledge sharing and capacity-building events

ICCA Knowledge Sharing & Capacity-building Event in East and Southern Africa

First published on 02/19/2016, and last updated on 06/27/2017

Namushasha River Lodge, Namibia, 14-19 February 2016

Please find here the overall report.

Those sceptical about the benefits of social empowerment should be reminded that the early successes of community conservation in the northwest of Namibia (the home of the largest free-roaming population of black rhino in the world) were achieved by establishing a vision and sense of local ownership of wildlife through direct involvement of communities in conservation.<span class="su-quote-cite">IRDNC, Lessons from the Field, 2011</span>