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Wildlife Conservation by Sustainable Use

Series: Conservation Biology Series (Chapman and Hall) Volume: 12

Edited By: Herbert HT Prins, Jan Geu Groutenhuis and Thomas T Dolan

496 pages, Figs, tabs

Chapman & Hall

Hardback | Dec 2000 | #70664 | ISBN: 0412797305
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Using the African savannas as an example, the book shows that in many cases sustainable wildlife utilization comprises an even better form of land use than livestock keeping. Even when population pressures are high, as in agricultural areas or in humid zones, with wild animal species posing a serious cost to agriculture, these costs are mainly caused by small species with a low potential for safari hunting.


Preface; R.E. Leakey. Introduction: The Value of Priceless Wildlife; H.H.T. Prins, J.G. Grootenhuis. 2. The Machakos Wildlife Forum: The Story from a woman on the land; J. Stanley. 3. Ranching: an economic yardstick; B. Heath. 4. The Lewa Wildlife Conservancy in Kenya: A Case Study; P. Szapary. 5. Competition Between Wildlife and Livestock in Africa; H.H.T. Prins. 6. Wildlife, Livestock and Animal Disease Reservoirs; J.G. Grootenhuis. 7. Wildlife Damage in Rural Areas with Emphasis on Malawi; F. Deodatus. 8. Functional Relationships Between Parks and Agricultural Areas in East Africa: The Case of Nairobi National Park; H. Gichohi. 9. Functional Relationships Between Protected and Agricultural Areas in South Africa and Nambia; R.C. Bigalke. 10. Wildlife and Livestock Population Trends in the Kenya Rangeland; W.K. Ottichilo, et al. 11. The Effects of a Century of Policy and Legal Change on Wildlife Conservation and Utilisation in Tanzania; N. Leader-Williams. 12. `Ownership' of Wildlife; G. Child, L. Chitsike. 13. Wildlife Land Use and the Great Experiment; D. Hopcraft. 14. Financial Feasiblity of Game Cropping in Machakos District, Kenya; D. Bos, et al. 15. Hunting and its benefits: An overview of hunting in Africa with special reference to Tanzania; R. Hurt, P. Ravn. 16. The Economics of Wildlife Tourism: Theory and Reality for Landholders in Africa; A. Earnshaw, L. Emerton. 17. Making Wildlife Pay: Converting wildlife's comparative advantage into real incentives for having wildlife in African savannas, case studies from Zimbabwe and Zambia; B. Child. 18. Traditional African Wildlife Utilization: Subsistence Hunting, Poaching, and Sustainable Use; R.K. Hitchcock. 19. Compelling Reasons for Game Ranching in Maputaland; J. Hearne, M. McKenzie. 20. Madikwe Game Reserve: A partnership in conservation; R. Davies. 21. Application of the southern African experience to wildlife utilization and conservation in Kenya and Tanzania; B. Child. 22. Wildlife Utilization: A Justified Option for Sustainable Land Use in African Savannas; J.G. Grootenhuis, H.H.T. Prins.

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