12. Community-Based Natural Resource Management (CBNRM) and Reducing Poverty in Namibia

  1. Dilys Roe5,
  2. Joanna Elliott6,
  3. Chris Sandbrook7 and
  4. Matt Walpole7
  1. Brian T. B. Jones1,
  2. Anna Davis2,
  3. Lara Diez3 and
  4. Richard W. Diggle4

Published Online: 19 NOV 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118428351.ch12

Biodiversity Conservation and Poverty Alleviation: Exploring the Evidence for a Link

Biodiversity Conservation and Poverty Alleviation: Exploring the Evidence for a Link

How to Cite

Jones, B. T. B., Davis, A., Diez, L. and Diggle, R. W. (2012) Community-Based Natural Resource Management (CBNRM) and Reducing Poverty in Namibia, in Biodiversity Conservation and Poverty Alleviation: Exploring the Evidence for a Link (eds D. Roe, J. Elliott, C. Sandbrook and M. Walpole), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781118428351.ch12

Editor Information

  1. 5

    Dilys Roe International Institute for Environment and Development, 80–86 Gray's Inn Road, London WC1X 8NH, UK

  2. 6

    African Wildlife Foundation, Oxford, UK

  3. 7

    United Nations Environment Programme World Conservation Monitoring Centre, 219 Huntingdon Road, Cambridge CB3 0DL, UK

Author Information

  1. 1

    Environment and Development Consultant, Windhoek, Namibia

  2. 2

    Independent Consultant, Windhoek, Namibia

  3. 3

    Nyae Nyae Development Foundation of Namibia (NNDFN), 9 Delius Street, Windhoek, Namibia

  4. 4

    World Wildlife Fund, Namibia, PO Box 9681, 19 Lossen Street, Windhoek, Namibia

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 19 NOV 2012
  2. Published Print: 21 DEC 2012

Book Series:

  1. Conservation Science and Practice Series

Book Series Editors:

  1. Ward Cooper

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470674796

Online ISBN: 9781118428351

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Keywords:

  • CBNRM, poverty in Namibia;
  • Namibia, low- to middle-income;
  • Namibia, locals and incentives;
  • economic/other benefits;
  • poverty, voicelessness/powerlessness;
  • Caprivi conservancies;
  • craft sales and tourism;
  • holistic rangeland and agriculture

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Community-based natural resourcemanagement in Namibia

  • Benefits from conservancies

  • Limitations on conservancy benefits - elite capture

  • The costs of living with wildlife

  • Conclusions

  • References