Conservation

Making history: Conservation in the Congo Basin with Bihini Won wa Musiti Jean

When Bihini Won wa Musiti Jean began working in forest conservation in the Congo Basin back in 1982, in Central and Western African regions the idea of conserving nature was still that to preserve wildlife, people had to be kept out of natural areas. This approach has often caused more problems than it has [...]

By , |2024-04-09T10:09:36+00:00December 1st, 2022|Alternative Livelihoods, Congo Basin, Conservation, Indigenous Peoples, Interviews, Protected Areas|Comments Off on Making history: Conservation in the Congo Basin with Bihini Won wa Musiti Jean

Rethinking African conservation funding

“The most important things in the world that need doing cannot be done by large organizations. They will be done by many, sometimes hundreds, sometimes even thousands of smaller groups.” So said Andrew Steer, CEO of the Bezos Earth Fund, when the new fund made a pledge to spend $10 billon to tackle climate change. [...]