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Chatty and Colchester - Chapter 07

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Buy and Download Description In the twentieth century, the conservation of wildlife within protected areas in East Africa involved radical change in the relationship between people, land and natural resources. Population resettlement played a part in this change; areas of land now protected under wildlife and forestry laws were once populated and people were moved - forcibly or otherwise - by colonial and post-colonial authorities.2 However, the links between population resettlement and the gazettement of protected areas for conservation purposes are complex and have led people to re-interpret and contest both resettlement and conservation goals in many different ways. Understanding how experiences of population displacement and resettlement in the past are given expression in the present is critical if we are to appreciate fully the nature of people's connections to many protected areas in East Africa today. These connections include productive activities, but they encompass also the meanings people give to conservation and to their inter-actions with representatives of the state and conservation agencies. In the twentieth century, the conservation of wildlife within protected areas in East Africa involved radical change in the relationship between people, land and natural resources. Population resettlement played a part in this change; areas of lan
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