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Agriculture, Foraging and Wildlife Resource Use in Africa: Cultural and Political Dynamics in the Zambezi Valley

By: R Hasler

208 pages, 14 b/w plates, figs, maps

Kegan Paul International

Hardback | Dec 1996 | #48529 | ISBN: 071030515X
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NHBS Price: £125.00 $153/€140 approx

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Based on two years of fieldwork in the Zambezi valley, this book charts the progress of Zimbabwe's experiment in the use of wildlife for the benefit of local communities through the Communal Areas Management Program for Indigenous Resources (CAMPFIRE). This anthropological study reveals the intricate web of forces at play in wildlife management in Africa, shedding light on many issues central to the management of wildlife around the world.


Introduction; An introduction to Chapoto Ward - Kanyemba; Agriculture and foraging in competition with wildlife; The cultural and political dynamics of wildlife resource use in Chapoto Ward; Coping with wildlife; Gardeners of elephants - competing bundles of rights to wildlife.

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