The Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Tanzania:a model of multiple land use?

Perkin, S and Stocking, Michael (1994) The Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Tanzania:a model of multiple land use? Discussion Paper. Development Studies Discussion Papers - University of East Anglia.

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One area in the South for which there is considerable information, however, is the Ngorongoro Conservation Area (NCA) in Tanzania. Established in 1959, the NCA is the only multiple-use area of its kind in East Africa, and provides a valuable example of the impacts of multiple-use policies within a developing country context. Because the NCA is inhabited by Maasai pastoralists, it also provides an indication of the particular effects which multiple-use areas might have on pastoral communities. In this paper, we provide a brief overview of the ecology and management of the Ngorongoro Conservation Area. We then evaluate the conservation and development performance of the NCA, based on the findings of a three-year, international project, known as the Ngorongoro Conservation and Development Project. Lastly, we look at some of the lessons which can be learned from the NCA; in particular, what are the implications of the NCA for the establishment of other multiple-use areas, both within Tanzania and elsewhere in the developing world?

Item Type: Monograph (Discussion Paper)
Uncontrolled Keywords: sdg 15 - life on land ,/dk/atira/pure/sustainabledevelopmentgoals/life_on_land
Faculty \ School: Faculty of Social Sciences > School of International Development
Depositing User: Pure Connector
Date Deposited: 27 Jan 2014 15:54
Last Modified: 24 Oct 2022 06:55

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