Search for dissertations about: "wildlife conservation"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 23 swedish dissertations containing the words wildlife conservation.

  1. 1. The Economics of Community-Based Wildlife Conservation in Zimbabwe

    University dissertation from Göteborg : Göteborg University

    Author : Edwin Muchapondwa; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2003]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; bio-economic; CAMPFIRE; common property; community; design principles; dichotomous choice; diversification; elephant nuisance; institutions; insurance; poaching; risk management; simple spike; wildlife conservation; wildlife-livestock conflict;

    Abstract : This thesis deals with the economics of community-based wildlife conservation in Zimbabwe. It consists of an introductory chapter and four self-contained chapters. Chapter 1 spells out the history of wildlife conservation leading to the inception of CAMPFIRE. Research issues at the core of the rest of the thesis are also highlighted. READ MORE

  2. 2. Pastoralists, Mobility and Conservation Shifting rules of access and control of grazing resources in Kenya's northern drylands

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Department of Human Geography, Stockholm University

    Author : Annemiek Pas Schrijver; Stockholms universitet.; [2019]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; pastoralism; livestock mobility; conservation; community conservancy; Northern Rangelands Trust; political ecology; access; institutions; governmentality; territoriality; Samburu; Laikipia; Isiolo; Kenya; geografi med kulturgeografisk inriktning; Geography with Emphasis on Human Geography;

    Abstract : Pastoral mobility is seen as the most effective strategy to make use of constantly shifting resources. In northern Kenya, mobile pastoralism as a highly-valued strategy to manage grazing areas and exploit resource variability is becoming more complex. READ MORE

  3. 3. Wildlife Conservation under CAMPFIRE in Zimbabwe

    University dissertation from Göteborg

    Author : Edwin Muchapondwa; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2002]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES;

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  4. 4. The use of highway crossings to maintain landscape connectivity for moose and roe deer

    University dissertation from Fakulteten för samhälls- och livsvetenskaper

    Author : Mattias Olsson; Karlstads universitet.; Karlstads universitet.; [2007]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURAL SCIENCES Biology; NATURVETENSKAP Biologi; Biology; Biologi; wildlife crossings; Barrier effect; habitat selection; ecoduct; moose; roe deer; connectivity; conservation; overpass; underpass; highway; exclusion fencing;

    Abstract : Increasingly wildlife managers and land managers are challenged to maintain the viability and connectivity among large mammal populations. Thus, it is important that effective highway crossings are identified and optimized with respect to construction cost, facilitation of ungulate movements, and ability to reduce wildlife-vehicle collisions. READ MORE

  5. 5. Ecosystem Services and Disservices in an Agriculture–Forest Mosaic A Study of Forest and Tree Management and Landscape Transformation in Southwestern Ethiopia

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Department of Human Geography, Stockholm University

    Author : Tola Gemechu Ango; Stockholms universitet.; [2016]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; conservation; deforestation; ecosystem disservices; ecosystem services; forest; Ethiopia; land grabbing; livelihood; Oromia; policies; political ecology; trees; tropical landscape mosaic; geografi med kulturgeografisk inriktning; Geography with Emphasis on Human Geography;

    Abstract : The intertwined challenges of food insecurity, deforestation, and biodiversity loss remain perennial challenges in Ethiopia, despite increasing policy interventions. This thesis investigates smallholding farmers’ tree- and forest-based livelihoods and management practices, in the context of national development and conservation policies, and examines how these local management practices and policies transform the agriculture–forest mosaic landscapes of southwestern Ethiopia. READ MORE