Who will conserve conservation in Africa?

Covid-19 has taught the industry that for many there’s no plan B

20 October 2020 - 19:10 By Richard Holmes

For decades the perceived wisdom around preserving much of Africa’s wilderness areas has been simple: set aside large swathes of land for conservation, and charge well-heeled international travellers — mostly from Europe, the US and Asia — a hefty fee to enjoy them in relative seclusion. Local travellers? Largely an afterthought to fill up the quiet months...

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