Contribution of co-management in mitigating protected area conflicts

Ophelia Soliku

University of Freiburg

Ophelia Soliku is a Ph.D student at the University of Freiburg, Germany. Prior to her Ph.D studies, Ms. Soliku was a lecturer at the department of community development, University for Development studies, Tamale, Ghana. Her research interests are in the areas of community-based natural resources management, gender and natural resources management, conservation conflicts, collaborative natural resources management and forests and wildlife policies.


Protected Areas (PAs) have increasingly become a strategy for biodiversity conservation. However, inadequate engagement with stakeholders, clashes between livelihood and conservation goals and human-wildlife conflicts have... [ view full abstract ]


  1. Ophelia Soliku (University of Freiburg)
  2. Ulrich Schraml (Forest Research Institute, Baden-Wuerttemberg)

Topic Areas

Topics: Human-Wildlife Conflict , Topics: Collaborative Conservation , Topics: Social-Ecological Systems/Coupled Human-Natural Systems


M-2C » Conflict Management (13:00 - Monday, 18th September, Diamond West)

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