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dc.contributor.authorMwakaje, Agnes G.
dc.contributor.authorManyasa, Emmanuel
dc.contributor.authorWawire, Nelson
dc.contributor.authorMuchai, Muchane
dc.contributor.authorOngare, David
dc.contributor.authorMugoya, Charles
dc.contributor.authorMasiga, Clet Wandui
dc.contributor.authorNikundiwe, Alfeo
dc.date.accessioned2022-03-07T15:08:46Z
dc.date.available2022-03-07T15:08:46Z
dc.date.issued2013
dc.identifier.citationMwakaje, A. G., Manyasa, E., Wawire, N., Muchai, M., Ongare, D., Mugoya, C., ... & Nikundiwe, A. (2013). Community-based conservation, income governance, and poverty alleviation in Tanzania: the case of Serengeti ecosystem. The Journal of Environment & Development, 22(1), 51-73.DOI: 10.1177/1070496512471949en_US
dc.identifier.other10.1177/1070496512471949
dc.identifier.urihttps://nru.uncst.go.ug/xmlui/handle/123456789/2527
dc.description.abstractProtected areas occupy about 27% of Tanzania’s land of 945,000 sq km and contribute 17.5% of its GDP. But who benefits from and pays for the cost of conservation? This study provides insights into these issues based on a survey conducted in the Serengeti ecosystem, involving 20 villages in Serengeti and Loliondo. The results show that villagers received insignificant benefits from conservation compared with the costs they are incurring. Governance of income at the village level was also a major challenge. There was a lack of capacity to handle large amounts of money and little or no planning, transparency, and accountability. It is recommended that income allocation to the communities is increased and external audits of village funds are conducted. Communities should furthermore be allowed to extract resources sustainably in protected areas. Youth should be encouraged to attend higher education and wildlife technical colleges to learn about the values of wildlife. Finally, the governance structuresen_US
dc.language.isoenen_US
dc.publisherThe Journal of Environment & Developmenten_US
dc.subjectConservationen_US
dc.subjectBenefitsen_US
dc.subjectGovernanceen_US
dc.subjectPovertyen_US
dc.subjectSerengeti ecosystemen_US
dc.subjectTanzaniaen_US
dc.titleCommunity-Based Conservation, Income Governance, and Poverty Alleviation in Tanzania The Case of Serengeti Ecosystemen_US
dc.typeArticleen_US


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