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Partnerships for strengthening conservation biology in Africa

Alan H Bornbusch

Partnerships for strengthening conservation biology in Africa

Report of an international workshop held in Nairobi, Kenya, 10-13 September 2001

by Alan H Bornbusch

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Published by American Association for the Advancement of Science .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Africa,
  • Congresses,
  • Conservation biology

  • The Physical Object
    FormatUnknown Binding
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL11109208M
    ISBN 100871686821
    ISBN 109780871686824

    Conservation, Biodiversity, Management and Protected Area Design in South Africa (4 credits) The Conservation and Management of Protected Areas in South Africa course explores the history of conservation biology as a science and practice and highlights the importance of maintaining biodiversity to ensure ecosystem functioning. Small Grants Scheme. TBA supports conservation projects that strengthen the proficiency of our alumni and alumni groups in natural resource management and research. The projects must be designed to solve a specific conservation or research problem in Africa.

    This set of exercises has been created expressly for students and teachers of conservation biology and wildlife management who want to have an impact beyond the classroom. The book presents a set of 32 exercises that are primarily new and greatly revised versions from the books successful first edition. These exercises span a wide range of conservation issues: genetic analysis, population.   The conference is being organized by various conservation related organisations, see a brief description of each below. The Society for Conservation Biology (SCB) SCB was founded in with the objective of applying a greater conservation-oriented focus to the traditional biological sciences. With headquarters in Washington, USA, the Society is an international professional organization.

    The Society for Conservation Biology (SCB) is an (c)3 non-profit international professional organization that is dedicated to conserving biodiversity. There are over 4, members worldwide, including students and those in related non-academic sectors. Location: Washington, D.C., United States. Wildlife conservation and safari tourism were of varying importance to late colonial economies across Africa. We invite papers that trace the differing im-pact of decolonization upon the sectors of wildlife conservation and tourism and look at relevant policies and concepts, both in a comparative perspective.


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