Seminar today ‘Conservation in the Kunene: Rural Livelihoods and Community-Based Natural Resource Management’ by John Heydinger

Please come along to PhD student John Heydinger’s seminar Tuesday 13th June 12-1pm, W6A room 127. All welcome.

About the seminar:

‘This presentation focuses on the intersection of wildlife conservation and rural livelihoods within Namibia’s communal conservancy system. John will provide a brief historical background on the region, emphasizing how apartheid and its legacies continue to affect community-based natural resource management schemes. He will also lay-out a research programme and objectives for his upcoming PhD fieldwork.’

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About John M Heydinger:

‘John Heydinger is trained in environmental history and conservation biology. His research and fieldwork primarily examines conservation spaces as dynamic social-ecological systems. He is currently working alongside local NGOs to examine how wildlife conservation and rural livelihoods intersect in rural northwestern Namibia.’

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