Ethnobiology, conservation and livelihood strategies in the Central Kalahari


Botswana
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Ref: EIDPR071

Status: Completed

Round:
14
Funding Scheme:
Scoping
Project Leader:
Project Partners:
IUCN - Botswana, University of Botswana, Letloa Trust, Komku Trust
Start Date:
21-01-07
End Date:
01-02-07
Funding:
£3,000.00
Regions:
Sub-Saharan Africa
Countries:
Botswana
Project Summary:
to explore the contribution of ethnobiological knowledge to local livelihood options for San and Bakgalagadi (Tswana-speaking) communities living in and around protected areas in the Central Kalahari, Botswana. In doing so, we hope to promote local environmental knowledge and natural resource management initiatives, and collectively address the issue of integrated conservation and development for Botswana’s remote rural populations.