Assessment of natural resources conflicts in some selected villages surrounding Mikumi national park

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dc.contributor.author Mayengo, Gabriel
dc.date.accessioned 2019-09-03T09:16:45Z
dc.date.available 2019-09-03T09:16:45Z
dc.date.issued 2013
dc.identifier.citation Mayengo, G. (2013). Assessment of natural resources conflicts in some selected villages surrounding Mikumi national park. Dodoma: The University of Dodoma en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/20.500.12661/1531
dc.description Dissertation (MSc Biodiversity Conservation) en_US
dc.description.abstract This study investigated the Natural Resources conflicts in Doma, Maharaka and Mkata villages surrounding Mikumi National Park. The study assessed human-elephant, human-carnivore and farmers and livestock keeper’s conflicts. Field observation, household survey, field interviews and in-depth interviews were used to find the required information. The collected information were analyzed using SPSS version 16. Losses due to elephant consumption increased year after year in all three villages. Human-carnivore, farmers and pastoralist conflicts were serious in Mkata village only where farmers and pastoralist co-exist. Carnivores are blamed for attack, wound and kill livestock whereby, pastoralists are blamed for taking their livestock in peasants’ farms. Bottom-up approach, alternative sources of income, and discouraging nomadism were proposed as mitigation measures to reduce those conflicts. It was concluded that quantification of losses and diversification of economic activities on villages around the National Park, can be a way towards reduced Natural Resource use conflict. Studies on quantification of losses, phylogenetic study to identify the origin of conflicting carnivores, and the use of strong perfumes to prevent elephants to enter in farms can provide insight for future peaceful existence of the National Park and the surrounding communities. en_US
dc.publisher The University of Dodoma en_US
dc.subject Mikumi en_US
dc.subject National parks en_US
dc.subject Mikumi national park en_US
dc.subject Natural resources en_US
dc.subject Conflicts en_US
dc.subject Resources conflicts en_US
dc.subject Mikumi communities en_US
dc.title Assessment of natural resources conflicts in some selected villages surrounding Mikumi national park en_US
dc.type Dissertation en_US


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