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N?A Jaquna Conservancy. Namibia. Equator Initiative Case Studies.

This paper examines the activities undertaken by the N?A Jaqna Conservancy. The main objectives of this organisation has been to re-establish optimum game populations in the conservancy through good management, to ensure that the benefits derived from the utilisation of natural resources are delivered to all members of the Conservancy e.g. tourism, trophy hunting etc, to prevent conflict between segments of the Conservancy membership and between the membership and wildlife. The sustainable harvesting of Devils claw, as well as the jobs created through the trophy hunting and tourism have all resulted in a significant positive impact on the livelihoods on the !Kung San.

Author(s): 
United Nations Development Programme
Year published: 
2012