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Our objective was to assess the status of the large native rangeland mammals in the eastern and southern African countries focusing on conservation strategies that will benefit the animals, their rangeland habitats, and the people who live in this region. Eastern and southern African rangelands are ...

Author(s)
Holechek, J.; Valdez, R.
Publisher
Society for Range Management, Wheat Ridge, USA
Citation
Rangeland Ecology & Management, 2018, 71, 2, pp 245-258
Abstract

With safari attractions dominating the African tourism sector, many tourism studies in Africa have focused on wildlife and wilderness resourced-based tourism, with a secondary body of literature exploring cultural aspects of tourism. Recently many countries in the region, including Tanzania, have...

Author(s)
Melubo, K.; Carr, A.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Journal of Heritage Tourism, 2019, 14, 3, pp 219-232
Abstract

This study explores the institutional forces behind the uptake of corporate social responsibility in the Tanzanian tourism industry. Semi-structured interviews were undertaken with 40 managers of tourism businesses. We identify six main motivations for businesses' engaging in corporate social...

Author(s)
Melubo, K.; Lovelock, B.; Filep, S.
Publisher
Sage Publications Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Tourism and Hospitality Research, 2019, 19, 3, pp 284-295
Abstract

Capacity building for communities has become increasingly important since the 1980s as implementing agencies seek to realize sustainable impacts from development assistance to communities. The African Wildlife Foundation (AWF) implements capacity building interventions among communities engaged in...

Author(s)
Imbaya, B. O.; Nthiga, R. W.; Sitati, N. W.; Lenaiyasa, P.
Publisher
Elsevier B.V., Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Tourism Management Perspectives, 2019, 30, pp 11-18
Abstract

The participation of local communities in benefits sharing is a prerequisite for the long-term sustainability of World Heritage Sites (WHS). However, the rhetoric surrounding this assumption in many contexts may outweigh the empirical evidence for the role of WHS in improving the wellbeing and...

Author(s)
Melubo, K.; Lovelock, B.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Tourism Planning and Development, 2019, 16, 2, pp 197-216
Abstract

This paper examines the evolving and innovatory role of the African Wildlife Foundation (AWF), an NGO with charitable status, in dealing with the challenge of protecting wildlife outside state-protected areas. Drawing on the theoretical framework of institutional entrepreneurship, we historically...

Author(s)
Wijk, J. van; Duim, R. van der; Lamers, M.; Sumba, D.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Journal of Sustainable Tourism, 2015, 23, 1, pp 104-125
Abstract

The establishment of protected areas is an accepted means of achieving biodiversity conservation and associated tourism development; yet, there is limited evidence of the relationship between the two and how this influences local communities' attitudes to conservation and tourism. Joint venture...

Author(s)
Black, R.; Cobbinah, P. B.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Journal of Ecotourism, 2018, 17, 1, pp 79-105
Abstract

This paper reports on research undertaken in the tourism sector in Tanzania, the goals of which were to document and interpret corporate social responsibility (CSR) practices within an African setting, and to explore the ways in which foreign and local tourism businesses employ responsible...

Author(s)
Melubo, K.; Lovelock, B.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Tourism Planning and Development, 2018, 15, 6, pp 672-691
Abstract

When Cecil the Lion was shot in 2015 by the American tourist, Walter Palmer, the story sparked a global "cybermovement" against trophy hunting, questioning its sustainability from a moral-ethical standpoint. Indeed the incident was hailed as a possible turning point for the wildlife tourism...

Author(s)
Mkono, M.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Journal of Sustainable Tourism, 2018, 26, 9, pp 1608-1624
Abstract

Conservationists have adopted community-based conservation (CBC) strategies to support landscape conservation programmes in East Africa, and these projects often involve community development assistance in exchange for a commitment to dedicating a portion of community lands for conservation...

Author(s)
Williams, D.; Thorne, J. H.; Sumba, D.; Muruthi, P.; Gregory-Michelman, N.
Publisher
Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, UK
Citation
Environmental Conservation, 2018, 45, 2, pp 173-182

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