TITLE

Chapter 17: CAMPFIRE: A Sustainable Use of Wildlife Resources

AUTHOR(S)
Hershcovis, Sandy; Herremans, Irene M.
PUB. DATE
April 2006
SOURCE
Cases in Sustainable Tourism: An Experiential Approach to Making;2006, p245
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Book Chapter
ABSTRACT
Chapter 17 of the textbook "Cases in Sustainable Tourism: An Experiential Approach to Making Decisions" is presented. It cites the decisions that were made to preserve the African elephants in Zimbabwe. It mentions of the failed attempts at wildlife management that had come in the country after 1975 such as the passage of the Parks and Wildlife Act which granted private landholders the responsibility for and the use of animals on their land. It also discusses issues on the implementation of the Communal Areas Management Program for Indigenous Resources program in relation to elephant poaching and ivory trade.
ACCESSION #
23005136

 

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