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Other Articles, Publications
Sustainable Management and Use of Wild Species and Agricultural and Husbandry Ecosystems. Towards human well-being and an ecosystem service-based economyAfrica CSOs Biodiversity AllianceACBA Webinar Report
The African grassroots perspective on the economics of biodiversityAfrican CSOs Biodiversity Alliance & African Development BankACBA Nature-Based Economy Webinar Report
How CBNRM can Deliver Inclusive, Fair and Equitable Conservation for People and Nature. African and Chinese Perspectives from Land and Marine ConservationAfrica CSOs Biodiversity Alliance & China’s Civil Society Alliance for Biodiversity ConservationACBA Webinar Report
The African Civil Society Biodiversity Alliance (ACBA), a grouping of 80 CSOs across Africa expresses its strong support for the African Group of Negotiators, as outlined in the statement by the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) during the session of 11th June 2021.African Civil Society Biodiversity AllianceAfrican Civil Society Biodiversity Alliance Letter to CBD Chairs on Recommendations
L’Alliance des OSC africaines pour la biodiversité (ACBA) Rapport de Dialogue - Novembre 24, 2020ACBAObjectifs de Protection Spatiale - Dialogue 30 X 30 - Dans le Cadre Mondial de la Biodiversité Post-2020
African CSO Biodiversity Alliance (ACBA) Dialogue Report — November 24, 2020ACBASpatial Protection Targets – 30 X 30 Dialogue - in the Post-2020 Global Biodiversity Framework
L'impact de la COVID-19 sur Les Opérations et Les Programmes Relatifs aux Aires Protégées en AfriqueAPAC, IUCN, AWFThe Second Africa Protected Areas Directors’ Conference Report (FRE)
Impacts of COVID-19 on Africa's Protected Areas Operations and ProgrammesAPAC, IUCN, AWFThe Second Africa Protected Areas Directors’ Conference Report (ENG)
AWF and other global conservation organizations call for EU global leadership on biodiversity finance.African Wildlife Foundation, African Parks, Birdlife International, Conservation International, Global Wildlife Conservation, IFAW, WCS EU, Wetlands International Europe, The Nature ConservancyLetter to European Commission Executive Vice-President Frans Timmermans
Why BIODIVERSITY must be prioritised within the Neighbourhood, Development and International Cooperation Instrument (NDICI) in the new EU Budget.African Wildlife Foundation, African Parks, Birdlife International, Conservation International, Global Wildlife Conservation, IFAW, WCS EU, Wetlands International Europe, The Nature ConservancyJoint Statement to European Commission
Acta Oecologica 97 (42-48). 2019.M.A. Epanda, A.J.M. Fotsing, T. Bacha, D. Frynta, L. Lens, I.R. Tchouamo, J. Dupain Linking local people's perception of wildlife and conservation to livelihood and poaching alleviation: A case study of the Dja Biosphere Reserve, Cameroon
Recommendations on Proposals to amend Appendices at the 18th meeting of the Conference of Parties to the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora. August 17-18, 2019, Geneva, Switzerland.African Wildlife FoundationAWF Statement Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) CoP18
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 2018.P. Lindsey, J. Miller, L. Petracca, L. Coad, A. Dickman, K. Fitzgerald, M. Flyman, P. Funston, P. Henschel, S. Kasiki, K. Knights, A. Loveridge, D. Macdonald, R. Mandisodza-Chikerema, S. Nazerali, A. Plumptre, R. Stevens, H. Van Zyl, L. HunterMore than $1 billion needed annually to secure Africa's protected areas with lions
Enhancing Livelihoods through PFM in Northern Tanzania Project (European Union). 2017.African Wildlife FoundationComparative Analysis of Participatory Forest Management and Wildlife Management Areas in Tanzania
Journal of Arid Environments 135 (2016) 64-74Moses Makonjio Okello, Lekishon Kenana, Hanori Maliti, John Warui Kiringe, Erastus Kanga, Fiesta Warinwa, Samwel Bakari, Stephen Ndambuki, Edeus Massawe, Noah Sitati, David Kimutai, Machoke Mwita, Nathan Gichohi, Daniel MutetiPopulation density of elephants and other key large herbivores in the Amboseli ecosystem of Kenya in relation to droughts
Wildlife Judicial and Prosecutorial Assistance Training Series (Tanzania).Strengthening Legal Mechanisms to Combat Wildlife Crime
Technical Papers No. 2, 2010.Expanding options for habitat conservation outside protected areas in Kenya: The use of environmental easements.
A White Paper prepared by the African Wildlife Foundation, the International Gorilla Conservation Programme and EcoAdapt and funded by the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation, 2010.The Implications of Global Climate Change for Mountain Gorilla Conservation.
Published in South African Journal of Wildlife Research, 38(1): 52–58, April 2008.Kioko, Muruthi, Omondi and Chiyo The Performance of Electric Fences as Elephant Barriers in Amboseli, Kenya.
Published in Natural Resources Forum, No. 31, 2007.Munthali, S. Transfrontier Conservation Areas: Integrating Biodiversity and Poverty Alleviation in Southern Africa
Published in Pachyderm, No. 40, January-June 2006.Kioko, Okello, MuruthiElephant Numbers and Distribution in the Tsavo-Amboseli Ecosystem, South-Western Kenya
Published in the International Journal of Primatology, Vol. 24, No. 2, April 2003.Hahn, Proulx, Muruthi, Alberts and Altmann Gastrointestinal Parasites in Free-ranging Kenyan Baboons (Papio cynocephalus and P. anubis).
Wildlife Enterprise for Local Development (WELD) Project. 2001.Sikoyo, G. and Muramira, T.The Impact of Wildlife-Based Enterprises on Local Livelihoods and Conservation in Uganda.
Wildlife Enterprise for Local Development (WELD) Project. 2001.Sikoyo, Hanlon, and Mwinyiechi. The Impact of Wildlife-Based Enterprises on Local Livelihoods and Conservation in Tanzania.
Wildlife Enterprise for Local Development (WELD) Project. 2001.Sikoyo, Ashley and Elliot. The Impact of Wildlife-Based Enterprises on Local Livelihoods and Conservation in Kenya
2001Muruthi and Frohardt. Study on the Development of Transboundary Natural Resource Management Areas in Africa: Kilimanjaro Heartland Case Study.
AWF Discussion Papers, 1996.Emerton, L. Valuing the Environment: Case Studies from Kenya.
AWF Conservation in Practice Papers
AWF Conservation in Practice Papers. 2014Gichohi, N., Warinwa, F., Lenaiyasa P., Maina, M., Bornham, R., Sambu, D. Muruthi, P., Sitati, N.W.Long-Term Monitoring of Livestock Depredation in Amboseli Ecosystem, Kenya
AWF Conservation in Practice Papers. 2014Okello, M., Kiringe, J., Warinwa F.Human-Carnivore Conflicts in Private Conservancy Lands of Elerai and Oltiyiani in Amboseli Area, Kenya
AWF Conservation in Practice Papers. 2013Dupain, J., Fowler, A., Kasalevo;P., Sakamaki, T., Lingomo,B., Way, T., Williams, D., Furuichi, T., Facheux, C. The Process of Creation of a New Protected Area in the Democratic Republic of Congo: The Case of the Iyondji Community Bonobo Reserve
AWF Conservation in Practice Papers. 2013Williams, Muruthi, Sumba, Gregory-MichelmanDoes community-based conservation curtail threats?
AWF Conservation in Practice Papers. 2010Dupain, J., Degrande, A., De Marcken, P., Elliott, J., & Nackoney, J. Landscape-Scale Conservation in the Congo Basin : Lessons Learned from the Central Africa Regional Program for the Environment (CARPE)
AWF Conservation in Practice Papers. 2010Sidle, J., Dupain, J., Beck, J., Nackoney, J., de Wasseige, C., Mendomo Biang, J-D, Leprohon,R., Malele, S. (201).The Forests of the Congo Basin - State of the Forest 2010
AWF Discussion Papers, CC-DP-5.Dembe E. and Bergin, PDefining the 'Conservation' in Community Conservation: Strategic Planning in Tanzania National Parks
AWF Conservation in Practice Papers, 2005Muruthi, P.African Heartlands: A Science-Based and Pragmatic Approach to Landscape Level Conservation in Africa
AWF Conservation in Practice Papers, 2005Mwima and MandimaBaseline Fish Biodiversity Surveys: Experiences from the Zambezi River, Southern Africa.
AWF Conservation in Practice Papers, 2005Mwima and MandimaAWF's Experiences in the Management of Fisheries in two Southern African Landscapes
A Report for African Wildlife Foundation, May 2004.Dunham, Kevin.Aerial Survey of Elephants and Other Large Herbivores in the Zambezi Heartland (Zimbabwe, Mozambique and Zambia): 2003.
AWF Working Papers
AWF Working Papers, 2007Sumba, Warinwa, Lenaiyasa and Muruthi.The Koija Starbeds Ecolodge: A Case Study of a Conservation Enterprise in Kenya
AWF Working Papers, 2006Muruthi, P. The Process of Preparing a General Management Plan for a Protected Area
AWF Working Papers, 2005Muruthi, P. Human Wildlife Conflict: Lessons Learned From AWFs African Heartlands
AWF Working Papers, 2005Metcalfe, S.Transboundary Protected Area Impacts on Communities: Case Study of Three Southern Africa Transboundary Conservation Initiatives
AWF Working Papers, 2005.Metcalfe, S. Landscape Conservation and Land Tenure in Zambia: Community Trusts in the Kazungula Heartland.
AWF Working Papers, 2005.Kiyiapi, Ntiati, Mwongela, Hatfield, Williams.A Community Business: Elerai Ranch and Conservation Area, Kenya.
AWF Working Papers, 2005.Hatfield, R.Economic Value of the Bwindi and Virunga Gorilla Mountain Forests.
AWF Working Papers, 2005.Sumba, Bergin, Jones.Land Conservation Trusts: A Case Study of Manyara Ranch, Tanzania.
AWF Working Papers, 2005.African Wildlife Foundation.Community Owned and Run: Case Study of Santawani Lodge, Ngamiland, Botswana.
Ecological/Technical Handbook Series
Series de Manuels Techniques par AWF, No. 7. 1996.Kangwana, K. L'Etude des Elephants
African Wildlife Ecology Handbook Series, No. 7. 1996Kangwana, K. Studying Elephants
African Wildlife Ecology Handbook Series, No. 6. 1992.Pomeroy, DCounting Birds
Sinclair, A.R.E and Grimsdell, J.J.RSinclair, A.R.E and Grimsdell, J.J.RPopulation Dynamics of Large Mammals
African Wildlife Ecology Handbook Series, No. 4. 1978.Grimsdell, J.J.R. Ecological Monitoring
African Wildlife Ecology Handbook Series, No. 3. 1979.Bertram, B.Studying Predators
African Wildlife Ecology Handbook Series, No. 2. 1979.Western and Grimsdell Measuring the Distribution of Animals in Relation to the Environment.
African Wildlife Ecology Handbook Series, No. 1. 1978.Northon-Griffiths Counting Animals
Community Conservation Series
AWF Discussion Papers, CC-DP-13.Barrow and Elliott. Community Conservation - Myth or Reality? Summary of Discussions from the Workshop Held at the Global Biodiversity Forum in Harare 1997
AWF Discussion Papers, CC-DP-11.Barrow, Lembuya, Ntiati, Sumba.Knowledge, Attitudes and Practices Concerning Community Conservation in the Group Ranches Around Amboseli National Park
AWF Discussion Papers, CC-DP-9.Vohres, FMaking Community Conservation Economically Attractive
AWF Discussion Papers, CC-DP-8.Lembuya, Makilya, Ntiati. Linking Enterprise To Conservation: Examples from Kenya
AWF Discussion Papers, CC-DP-7.Snelson, D Community Conservation Training Initiatives in East Africa
AWF Discussion Papers, CC-DP-6Turyaho, M. and Infield, M. Pastoralists, Fishermen and Farmers In and Around Lake Mburo National Park: Changing Conflict into Awareness and Responsibility
AWF Discussion Papers, CC-DP-4.Barrow, E. Community Conservation Approaches and Experiences From East Africa.
AWF Discussion Papers, CC-DP-3Barrow, E. Who Gains? Who Loses? Biodiversity in Savanna Systems
AWF CC Discussion Papers, CC-DP-2.Barrow, Bergin, Infield, LembuyaThe Peoples' Voice: Partnership and Community Conservation
Planning and Assessment for Wildlife Management (PAWM) Program Papers
African Wildlife Foundation, 1996.Final Report: An Examination of the Achievements and Effectiveness of the Planning and Assessment for Wildlife Management Project.
Department of Wildlife, 1995.Policy for the Management of Tourist Hunting.
Department of Wildlife, 1994.Policy for Management of the African Elephant in Tanzania.
Department of Wildlife, 1993.Policy and Management Plan for Tanzania’s Avifauna with Special Reference to the Live Bird Trade.
Department of Wildlife, 1993.Policy and Management Plan for the Ostrich in Tanzania.
Department of Wildlife, 1993.Policy and Management Plan for the Nile Crocodile in Tanzania.
Applied Conservation Economics Series
AWF Discussion Papers, ACE-DP-4. 1997.Emerton, L. The Economics of Tourism and Wildlife Conservation in Africa
AWF Discussion Papers, ACE-DP-3. 1997.Emerton, L.The National Economy and Environmental Degradation in Kenya
AWF Discussion Papers, ACE-DP-2. 1996.Emerton, L.Maasai Livelihoods, Forest Use Values and Conservation in Oldonyo Orok, Kenya
AWF Discussion Papers, ACE-DP-1. 1996.Emerton, L.Participatory Environmental Valuation: Subsistence Forest Use Around the Aberdares, Kenya.
Conservation, Economics and Commerce Series
AWF Discussion Papers, CEC-DP-5. 1998.Elliott, J.The Isivuno Model - Rocktail Bay and Banzi Safari Lodges: A Case Study in Community-Based Tourism Enterprise Development from KwaZulu Natal.
AWF Discussion Papers, CEC-DP-3. 1998.Elliott and MwangiDeveloping Wildlife Tourism in Laikipia, Kenya - Who Benefits?
AWF Discussion Papers, CEC-DP-4. 1998.Elliott and Mwangi The Opportunity Cost of the Hunting Ban to Landowners in Laikipia, Kenya
AWF Discussion Papers, CEC-DP-2. 1997.Elliott and Mwangi.Increasing Landowner Earnings From Wildlife Cropping in Laikipia, Kenya.
AWF Discussion Papers, CEC-DP-1. 1997.Elliott and Mwangi Making Wildlife "Pay" in Laikipia, Kenya