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CBNRM workshop program


Monday, 4 April

9:00-9:30 Registration

9:30-9:45 Welcome address by Prof Kenneth Matengu (Vice-Chancellor UNAM)

9:45-10:30 Opening talk: CBNRM (Michael Bollig/Selma Lendelvo)

10:30-11:00 Reflection by John Kasaona

11:00-11:30 Coffee/Tea break

(1) Mechanisms of redistribution of benefits and revenue (Michael Bollig)

11:30-12:00 Conceptualising benefits in community-based conservation: The need for transparency (Gladman Thondhlana)

12:00-12:30 Repositioning CBNRM within a Whole-System Framework: Mukungule Community Conservancy, linking Local Learning, CBNRM and Business Literacy (Clever Musonda)

12:30-13:30 Lunch

13:30-14:00 CBNRM – A controversy on socio-economic livelihoods and a treat to sustainable conservation in Noth-Western Botswana (Satau Gakemotho)

14:00-14:30 Developing Community Conservancies and ICCAs in Zambia: A Whole-System Methodology (Hammer Simwinga)

14:30-15:00 The politics of CBNRM in Zambia (Rodgers Lubilo)

15:00-15:30 Coffee/Tea break

15:30-16:00 Navigating through the storm: Conservancies as local institutions for regional resilience in Zambezi, Namibia (Linus Kalvelage)

16:00-16:30 Challenges and Opportunities for ≠Khoadi-//Hôas and the surrounding conservancies Post COVID-19 (Asser Ndjitezeua)

16:30-17:00 Conclusions from topic 1 (Michael Bollig)

Tuesday, 5 April

(2) Power, institutions and community (Alfons Mosimane)

9:00-9:30 Rebuilding community capitals: Does it take a Village (Brian Child)

9:30-10:00 Addressing the complexity of reconciling Conservation and People’s livelihoods: reflecting (challenges, opportunities and pitfalls) from an experiential case (Nicia Giva)

10:00-10:30 Surviving Crises: Community Conservation in Namibia as a resilient idea (Richard Kiaka)

10:30-11:00 Coffee/tea break

(3) The struggle for claims, rights and resources (Nicoli Nattrass)

11:00-11:30 Rethinking Community Based Natural Resource Management in Western Botswana (Robert Hitchcock)

11:30-12:00 Learning with nonviolent communication to unpack human-wildlife governance systems to promote human-wildlife coexistence (Ruth Kansky)

12:00-12:30 Right-Based Fisheries Co-management as a Solution to Sustainable Small-Scale Fisheries in Africa (Mafaniso Hara) (online)

12:30-13:30 Lunch

13:30-14:00 Litigating the rights of Namibia’s indigenous peoples’ over land and natural resources – challenges and opportunities (Willem Odendaal)

14:00-14:30 Conclusions from topics 2 and 3 (Alfons Mosimane/Nicoli Nattrass)

(4) Climate change, ecology and environmental implications (Cyrus Samimi)

14:30-15:00 Mainstreaming Community Based Natural Resource Management in policies and institutional frameworks for climate change management:  perspectives from the Great Limpopo trans-frontier conservation area, Zimbabwe (Olga Kupika)

15:00-15:30 Assessing the performance of a community-based natural resources management programme in Zimbabwe (Steven Matema)

15:30-16:00 Surviving   CBNRM- related constrictions on food security among frontier communities (Ottie Luzibo)

16:00-16:15 Conclusions from topic 4 (Cyrus Samimi)

16:15-16:45 Coffee/tea break

World Cafés

16:45-17:00 World Café Introduction

Each Café will have two hosts, one non-academic and one academic (hosts tbd)

Café 1: Can Community based conservation tackle challenges in rural Africa?

Café 2: Can past and present environmental injustices be addressed by community-based conservation?

Café 3: Beyond commodification: Exploring venues for convivial livelihoods beyond the market

Café 4: Can CBNRM address problems of environmental change?

Wednesday, 6 April

9:00-9:30 Visit Café 1

9:30-10:00 Visit Café 2

10:00-10:30 Visit Café 3

10:30-11:00 Visit Café 4

11:00-11:30 Coffee/Tea Break

Reflection on the World Cafés

11:30-11:45 Café 1

11:45-12:00 Café 2

12:00-12:15 Café 3

12:15-12:30 Café 4

12:30-12:45 Café Synthesis

12:45-13:00 Final Discussion (Michael Bollig)

13:00-13:15 Closing remarks (Alfons Mosimane, Cyrus Samimi)

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