Community-based Natural Resource Management and Ecotourism

Community-based natural resource management will provide a broad concept encompassing its definitions, history, principles, theory and practice with cases on different types of community based natural resources. It also focuses into various tools and techniques for effective CBNRM planning and mediation techniques to resolve CBNRM related conflicts. It touches on the necessity of policy advocacies of the government as to ensuring/enabling CBNRM work and be sustainable. The second part of this module also introduces the concept of ecotourism. The tourism development through rural community is one of the important aspects of this module which focuses on rural development.
Course Number: BNRM302
Units: 3.0