Community-Based Natural Resource Management: Past, Present and Future(s)

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Community-Based Natural Resource Management: Past, Present and Future(s)

Workshop, 4th-6th April 2022, Windhoek (Namibia)

Workshop organized by Prof. Dr. C. Samimi (University of Bayreuth).
Co-organized by Dr. S. Lendelvo (University of Namibia), Dr. A. Mosimane (University of Namibia),
Prof. Dr. P. Hebinck (University of Wageningen), Prof. Dr. E. Rothfuss (University of Bayreuth), Prof. Dr. M. Bollig (University of Cologne). 

9:00-9:30 Registration

9:30-9:45 Welcome address, Alfons Mosimane

9:45-10:30 Keynote “CBNRM Past, Present and Future(s)”, Paul Hebinck

10:30-11:00 Reflection on the Keynote, John Kasaona

11:00-11:30 Coffee/Tea break

(1) Mechanisms of redistribution of benefits and revenue

11:30-12:00 Conceptualising benefits in community-based conservation: The need for transparency –  Gladman Thondhlana

12:00-12:30 Repositioning CBNRM within a Whole-System Framework: Mukungule Community Conservancy, linking Local Learning, CBNRM and Business Literacy – Clever Musonda

12:30-13:30 Lunch

13:30-14:00 CBNRM: a controversy on socio-economic livelihoods and a threat to sustainable conservation in Northern Western Botswana – Satau Gakemotho

14:00-14:30 Developing Community Conservancies and ICCAs in Zambia: A Whole-System Methodology – Hammerskjoeld Simwinga

14:30-15:00 The politics of CBNRM in Zambia – Rodgers Lubilo

15:00-15:30 Coffee/Tea break

15:30-16:00 ‘A perfect storm’ revisited: the impact of COVID-19 on communal area conservancies in Namibia, one year on – Sian Sullivan

16:00-16:30 Navigating through the storm: Conservancies as local institutions for regional resilience in Zambezi, Namibia – Linus Kalvelage

(2) Mechanisms of redistribution and revenue

9:00-9:30 Rebuilding community capitals: Does it take a Village – Brian Child

9:30-10:00 Addressing the complexity of reconciling Conservation and People’s livelihoods: reflecting (challenges, opportunities and pitfalls) from an experiential case – Nicia Giva

10:00-10:30 Surviving Crises: Community Conservation in Namibia as a resilient idea – Richard Kiaka

10:30-11:00 Coffee/tea break

 (3) The struggle for claims, rights and resources

11:00-11:30 Rethinking Community Based Natural Resource Management in Western Botswana – Robert Hitchcock

11:30-12:00 Learning with nonviolent communication to unpack human-wildlife governance systems to promote human-wildlife coexistence – Ruth Kansky

12:00-12:30 Right-Based Fisheries Co-management as a Solution to Sustainable Small-Scale Fisheries in Africa – Mafaniso Hara

 12:30-13:30 Lunch 

13:30-14:00 Litigating the rights of Namibia’s indigenous peoples’ over land and natural resources – challenges and opportunities – Willem Odendaal

14:00-14:30 Community-based natural resources management most significant change – Romie Nghitevelekwa

14:30-14:45 World Café Introduction

14:45-15:15 Coffee/tea break

15:15-17:15 World Café in four Cafés 

Reflection on the World Cafés

9:00-9:15 Café 1

9:15-9:30 Café 2

9:30-9:45 Café 3

9:45-10:00 Café 4

10:00-10:30 Café Synthesis

10:30-11:00 Coffee/Tea Break

(4) Climate change, ecology and environmental implications

11:10-11:30 Mainstreaming Community Based Natural Resource Management in policies and institutional frameworks for climate change management:  perspectives from the Great Limpopo trans-frontier conservation area, Zimbabwe – Olga Kupika

11:30-12:00 Assessing the performance of a community-based natural resources management programme in Zimbabwe – Steven Matema

12:00-12:30 Surviving CBNRM-related  constrictions on food security among frontier communities – Ottie Luzibo

12:30-13:30 Lunch

13:30-14:00 Final Discussion


14:00-14:15 Closing remarks

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