Deforestation narratives and forest use realities of the Anjozorobe-Angavo Forest Corridor Protected Area, central Madagascar
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Natural resource management in southern Africa increasingly utilizes community-based conservation (CBC) to engage communities near protected areas in the conservation of critical natural resources. CBC is often touted as a method for devolving control of resources to local levels of government, empowering subsistence resource users to sustainably manage the land, water, and wildlife on which they depend. However, CBC has also been criticized for perpetuating top-down conservation approaches under the guise of local management, for enabling elite takeover of resource management, and for ignoring ...