Category Archives: INTERNATIONAL ISDUES & DEBATES

Discussions adding heritage flavour to special events and days around the globe

BOOK REVIEW – perceptions of sustainability in heritage studies

In 2005 Keitumetse undertook a thesis on heritage and sustainable development at University of Cambridge’s Archaeology department following an observation that the link between the important policy of sustainable development and the emanating and broader heritage studies were missing (Keitumetse … Continue reading

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Cultural heritage of nature-tourism gateway communities & their landscapes

Originally posted on Heritage Conservation & Management 4 Africa:
Suryeing cultural heritage of wetlands ABSTRACT:      This paper focuses on our research in Maun village, near Okavango Delta, a World Heritage Site (OD-WHS), Botswana. We hoped to illuminate the presence and…

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The heritage identities of African politics: The 2017 Zimbabwe presidency stalemate

Politics around the world have their socio-cultural mettle. In Africa, there are several tenets (doctrines) or cultural indicators that determine how most of African political impasse are addressed, and most of these are subtle, subconscious and gradually nurtured to occupy … Continue reading

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Growing conservation links: Heritage, environment, and sustainability literature

The link between conservaiton and heritage (in particular cultural heritage) is gradually gaining traction. Since 2005 I have produced literature in the form of scholarly publications illustrating how failure to link cultural heritage with environmental conservation by both nature and … Continue reading

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The Eco‐tourism of Cultural Heritage Management (ECT‐CHM): Linking Heritage and ‘Environment’ in the Okavango Delta Regions of Botswana

Abstract The principles of eco‐tourism allude to the importance of socio‐cultural and psycho‐social aspects in natural resources management. However, approaches to natural resources management are more often addressed in isolation from cultural and heritage resources. For Botswana, this loophole is … Continue reading

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