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The Effects of Community-Based Natural
Resource Management on Household Welfare
in Namibia.

UBC Assistant Professor and Ivan Head South/North Research Chair Hisham Zerriffi explores the development of a widespread of a widespread community-based natural resource management (CBNRM) program in Namibia, which makes it an ideal location to analyze the connection between conservation and socioeconomic well-being of local communities. Read the article, published in May 2015, here.


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