Optimising investments from elephant tourist revenues in the Maputo Elephant Reserve, Mozambique




Private enterprises are active in conservation initiatives in Africa. Some of these enterprises have long-term licences for the development of conservation areas. The motivation of these organisations to participate in conservation is ultimately determined by the economic output of their activities. An electric fence is being constructed in the Maputo Elephant Reserve, Mozambique. A costs-benefit analysis was carried out, in order to assist in the optimisation of the management activities of the elephant population, based on elephant population size, fence costs, crop raid costs, elephant poaching, and benefits derived from tourism (game-viewing and hunting).


Journal for Nature Conservation


Journal for Nature Conservation 15 (2007) 225—236




- Maputo


- Inglês


- Não aplicável


- Outra biodiversidade terrestre


- Artigo com revisão pelos pares e teses universitárias


- Economia, Comércio e Medidas de Incentivo;
- Turismo e Biodiversidade


- Reserva Especial de Maputo



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