Jim Ellis

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Chatty, Dawn and Colchester, Marcus (Editors) Conservation and Mobile Indigenous Peoples: Displacement, Forced Settlement and Sustainable Development
Extract Author: Kathleen A. Galvin, Jim Ellis, Randall B. Boone, Ann L. Magennis, Nicole M. Smith, Stacy J. Lynn, Philip Thornton
Page Number: Chapter 3
Extract Date: 2002

Compatibility of Pastoralism and Conservation?

A Test Case using Integrated Assessment in the Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Tanzania

A major challenge for conservation agencies and advocates is formulating workable compromises between wildlife conservation and the people who live with wildlife. This is sometimes difficult because conflicts expand as human populations expand and because each different situation has its own peculiar dimensions. Various ecological, social, political and economic factors impinge on virtually all human-wildlife interactions, but the weight of each factor varies from one case to another. Thus, despite the attractive advantages of integrating conservation with human development, i.e., community-based conservation, many obstacles remain.

Extract ID: 4409
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