Uhuru Newspaper: The government claims to have settled the crisis at Saadani National Park

Just Conservation? Justice, conservation and the protected areas establishment frenzy

“as long as we remain resigned to a culture of conservation that treats human beings as the enemy and that turns a blind eye to violations of human rights, the approach will be self-defeating. Current declines in biodiversity are not primarily a result of gaps in the number, extent and representation of parks and other kinds of protected areas, nor is the decline of iconic species caused by insufficiently strict exclusion of poor rural people from their traditional territories…”

Analyzing land expropriation in the name of conservation: The case of Saadani Village and Saadani National Park in Tanzania

September 2014. by Alejandra Orozco-Quintero[i] Published by Intercontinental Cry Introduction Conservation interventions in the Saadani landscape on the coast of Tanzania have taken place since the mid-1960s, but it is only recently that state-managed conservation...

Uvinje, Tanzania – an indigenous community erased in the name of conservation

Uvinje, Tanzania – an indigenous community erased in the name of conservation Published in The Ecologist 3rd October 2014 Once again, the Government of Tanzania’s conservation agencies are attempting to expel people from their homes and land in the name of...

Technical Report: Uvinje Village & Saadani National Park, Tanzania

  Case Study Report: Uvinje Village & Saadani National Park Tanzania Alejandra Orozco-Quintero May, 2014. This project has been funded by, The International Development Research Centre (IDRC) and the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC)...
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