10-Years of Community Based Ecotourism in Ghana, West Africa: lessons learned from community engagement at the Wechiau Community Hippo Sanctuary


Community-based natural resource management (CBNRM) has been accused of failing on social, economic and/or ecological grounds. Balanced assessments are rare, particularly in West Africa. This paper examines the first 10 years... [ view full abstract ]


  1. Donna J Sheppard (Centre for Conservation Research, Calgary Zoo in partnership with Rhino Ark Charitable Trust)
  2. Axel Moehrenschlager (Centre for Conservation Research, Calgary Zoo)
  3. Jana M. McPherson (Centre for Conservation Research, Calgary Zoo)
  4. John J. Mason (Nature Conservation Research Centre)

Topic Areas

Topics: The Changing Nature of Wildlife Conservation , Topics: Decentralization and Conservation , Topics: Community-Based Conservation


OS-D3 » Community Based Conservation (08:30 - Tuesday, 12th January, Colobus)

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