A landscape approach to elephant conservation in Mozambique


People and elephants share landscapes throughout Mozambique. Here elephant conservation management focuses on protected areas but fails to address the conflict that exists between elephants and people. In this thesis I develop a landscape approach to conflict mitigation that is designed to accommodate the needs of people and of elephants in human-dominated landscapes. Mozambique faces a dilemma: politically it is required to reduce poverty while at the same time adhere to international agreements and requirements to protect biodiversity with relatively scarce financial resources. Reactive mitigation of human-elephant conflict (HEC) at the site-specific scale have proven to be costly and with low efficacy. A shift from reactive to proacti...

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University of Pretoria

University of Pretoria

- Inglês

- Nenhuma restrição

- Outra biodiversidade terrestre

- Artigo com revisão pelos pares e teses universitárias

- Avaliação de impactos

- Todas Áreas de Conservação de Moçambique