CPW Launches Four Factsheets on Sustainable Wildlife Management
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On the sidelines of the XIV World Forestry Congress in Durban, South Africa, the Collaborative Partnership on Sustainable Wildlife Management (CPW) organized a one-day 'Wildlife Forum' to address challenges and opportunities in sustainable wildlife management.

During the session, held the 9 September, the CPW launched four fact sheets on human-wildlife conflict, animal health, wild meat and biodiversity.

wfc20159 September 2015: On the sidelines of the XIV World Forestry Congress in Durban, South Africa, the Collaborative Partnership on Sustainable Wildlife Management (CPW) organized a one-day ‘Wildlife Forum’ to address challenges and opportunities in sustainable wildlife management. During the session, held the 9 September, the CPW launched four fact sheets on human-wildlife conflict, animal health, wild meat and biodiversity.

The publications highlight key issues, experiences, challenges, opportunities and discuss what is at stake with regard to each topic.

The session also highlighted the experiences of countries, organizations, indigenous peoples, local communities and the private sector in addressing poverty alleviation and livelihood security issues while protecting wildlife. Participants discussed: ways to strengthen communities’ roles in wildlife management; human wildlife conflict, the need for strong inter-agency collaboration, adequate legislation and the deployment of novel and innovative approaches to counter wildlife and forest crime; bush meat; and the roles women play in the sustainable management of the wildlife resources. [Wildlife Forum Webpage] [Factsheet 1: Sustainable wildlife management and biodiversity] [Factsheet 2: Sustainable wildlife management and wild meat] [Factsheet 3: Sustainable wildlife management and animal health] [Factsheet 4: Sustainable wildlife management and human-wildlife conflict] [CPW Website] [IISD RS Coverage of XIV World Forestry Congress]


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