Monthly Archives: August 2016

Book chapter #9 – Conclusions: Sustainable Development and African Cultural Heritage Conservation and Management

  Abstract:          When hidden in the dark corners of global scholarship and used sporadically at national and community levels, African cultural heritage resources become illusive, non-traceable and at most irrelevant, a situation that makes them vulnerable. This … Continue reading

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*OPPORTUNITIES*: Fully-Funded Commonwealth Scholarships (Masters & PhD) in UK for Developing Countries 2017 Now Open

Funding towards cultural and heritage resources research, innovation, exchange is hard to come by in Africa. In order to tap into developments in this area scholars and practitioners may be better off taking indirect routes in order for them to … Continue reading

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Book Chpt. #8 -Mainstreaming African Cultural Resources: Heritage and Development

          ABSTRACT:        The chapters of this book have repeatedly demonstrated that management of cultural resources in Africa entails topics of environment, stakeholders, management conventions, politics of the past in the present, community-based conservation, sustainable interpretation, … Continue reading

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Chpt. #7 – Heritage enterprising: Cultural Heritage and Sustainable Tourism in Southern Africa

        Abstract:       Southern African tourism is dominated by natural resources that sustain safari tourism operated in the region’s national parks and game reserves. While this pattern of development brings a much needed income to … Continue reading

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Chapter #6 – Grading and Certification : Implications for Cultural Heritage Management

  Image©Botswana Tourism Organisation  ABSTRACT: Anecdotal mention of cultural resources in already established natural resources grading and certifi cation systems exists, in particular within the broader ecotourism model. In the absence of certifi cation standards for cultural heritage management fi eld, this chapter explores … Continue reading

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Chapter# 5 – Interpretation: Dealing with multiple identities

            ABSTRACT: The need for sustainable interpretation of cultural and heritage resources is heightening due to the resources’ growing use in socio-political as well as socioeconomic forums. Contestations for the resources are bound to surface in situations where … Continue reading

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Chpt#4: Building Sustainable Communities Using Cultural Heritage Resources: Community-Based Cultural Heritage Resources Management (COBACHREM)

 Abstract: The precautionary principle of sustainable development requires that conservation measures be developed prior to destruction of a resource. Development of a community-based cultural heritage resources management (COBACHREM) model aims to provide a point of departure for African cultural conservation, … Continue reading

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