Synergies across the natural resources management fields in Southern Africa: disaster risk reduction and one health

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dc.contributor.author Bocchino, Clara
dc.contributor.author Burroughs, R.E.J. (Richard)
dc.date.accessioned 2013-06-21T13:42:23Z
dc.date.available 2013-06-21T13:42:23Z
dc.date.issued 2013-02-22
dc.description Both authors are expert in the two approaches object of the text. None of the information provided is influenced by professional or personal affiliation to an institution, but it is the outcome of research work conducted in the field of study. en_US
dc.description The paper was conceived and written for the most part by C.B. (Faculty of Law, North West University). R.B. (Faculty of Veterinary Science, University of Pretoria) was responsible for writing the One Health section and contributed to the review and finalisation of the paper. en_US
dc.description.abstract For various reasons, Southern Africa may be considered the playground as well as the thinking tank for many theories and practices in the natural resources management field. History has contributed to reshape conservation practices through colonial times, and recent wars have led to the relocation of people from their homelands and the appropriation by people of previously protected areas due to socio-economic pressures. Contemporary practices stemming from sustainable development have not yielded the expected results in resolving critical socio-economic stresses that impact on environmental health. Furthermore, human health has deteriorated in remote rural areas due to the failures of governance systems and the perpetration of non-participatory models for natural resources management, especially conservation. This paper seeks to explore how two relatively new approaches, Disaster Risk Reduction and One Health, can together tap into the theoretical and practical gaps left by previous paradigms in order to instill a sustainable development approach that can benefit both people and natural resources in remote and poor rural areas. en_US
dc.description.librarian am2013 en_US
dc.description.uri http://www.jamba.org.za en_US
dc.format.extent 10 p. en_US
dc.format.medium PDF en_US
dc.identifier.citation Bocchino, C. & Burroughs, R., 2013, ‘Synergies across the natural resources management fields in Southern Africa: Disaster Risk Reduction and One Health’, Jàmbá: Journal of Disaster Risk Studies 5(2), Art. #74, 10 pages. http://dx.doi.org/10.4102/jamba.v5i2.74 en_US
dc.identifier.issn 2072-845X (print)
dc.identifier.issn 1996-1421 (online)
dc.identifier.other 10.4102/jamba.v5i2.74
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2263/21691
dc.language.iso en en_US
dc.publisher Potchefstroom: African Centre for Disaster Studies en_US
dc.rights © 2013. The Authors. Licensee: AOSIS OpenJournals. This work is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution License. en_US
dc.subject Natural resources management en_US
dc.subject Conservation practices en_US
dc.subject Sustainable development en_US
dc.subject Human health systems en_US
dc.title Synergies across the natural resources management fields in Southern Africa: disaster risk reduction and one health en_US
dc.type Article en_US


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