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  1. Landuse practices interface:Human-Wildlife conflict in Lupande game management area

    | Theses | Contributor(s): Peter Ngoma

    Human-Wildlife Conflict (HWC) has become a serious threat to the survival of many endangered species in the world. The sighted examples from different countries such as Kenya, Zimbabwe, Zanzibar,...

  2. Toward Elimination of Dog-Mediated Human Rabies: Experiences from Implementing a Large-scale Demonstration Project in Southern Tanzania

    | Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Emmanuel Abraham Mpolya, Tiziana Lembo, Kennedy Lushasi, Rebecca Mancy, Eberhard M. Mbunda, Selemani Makungu, Matthew Maziku, Lwitiko Sikana, Gurdeep Jaswant, Sunny Townsend, Fran├žois-Xavier Meslin, Bernadette Abela-Ridder, Chanasa Ngeleja, Joel Changalucha, Zacharia Mtema, Maganga Sambo, Geofrey Mchau, Kristyna Rysava, Alphoncina Nanai, Rudovick Kazwala, Sarah Cleaveland, Katie Hampson

    A Rabies Elimination Demonstration Project was implemented in Tanzania from 2010 through to 2015, bringing together government ministries from the health and veterinary sectors, the World Health...

  3. Husbandry practices and mitigation of human-carnivore conflicts : a case of the Maasai Steppe, Tanzania.

    | Theses | Contributor(s): Ifura Godfrey Ukio

    Biodiversity losses are often influenced by humans due to increased demand over natural resources and retaliatory killing of wildlife as a result of human–wildlife conflicts. Large...

  4. Distribution Patterns of Human Elephant Conflict in Areas Adjacent to Rungwa Game Reserve, Tanzania

    | Theses | Contributor(s): Wilbright Munuo

    Human pressure on terrestrial ecosystems has caused loss and fragmentation of habitats for wildlife species. That has brought humans and wildlife in close proximity intensifying human wildlife...

  5. Knowledge and attitude towards zoonoses among animal health workers and livestock keepers in Arusha and Tanga, Tanzania

    | Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Emanuel S. Swai, Luuk Schoonman, Chris Daborn

    Zoonoses are infections naturally transmitted between vertebrate animals and humans. An exploratory questionnaire-based survey of animal health workers(n=36) and livestock keepers(n=43)was carried...

  6. Characteristics and distribution of livestock losses caused by wild carnivores in Maasai Steppe of northern Tanzania

    | Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Mponzi, Batistino P., Lepczyk, Christopher A., Kissui, Bernard M.

    2014 Human-Wildlife Interactions 8 2 218 2155-3858, 2155-3858 Jack H. Berryman Institute, Department of Wildland Resources Logan UT 84322-5230 United States English text

  7. Veterinary Issues and Livestock Development in Zanzibar: Farmer Practices and Attitudes

    | Theses | Contributor(s): Shauna Milne-Price

    The status of veterinary issues, veterinary care, and livestock development on the Zanzibar Archipelago was investigated through interviews with professionals in the fields of veterinary services...

  8. Tracking the Elephant (Lexodonta africana) Corridor and the Human-Wildlife Conflict in Selela Village

    | Theses | Contributor(s): Nicole Chlebek, Laura Stalter

    The beastly journey of long-distance migration for the African Elephant (Lexodonta Africana) is important for upholding their connections between diminishing protected areas, especially in...

  9. Primate conservation: the prevention of disease transmission

    | Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Wallis, Janette

    1999 International journal of primatology 20 6 803-826 text

  10. "We Want Our Children to Grow Up to See These Animals:" Values and Protected Areas Governance in Canada, Ghana and Tanzania

    | Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Robinson, Lance W., Bennett, Nathan, King, Leslie A., Murray, Grant

    2012 Human Ecology 40 4 571-581 0300-7839, 0300-7839 Springer, Dordrecht, The Netherlands English Vancouver Island University, Nanaimo, BC,...

  11. Human and ecological risk factors for unprovoked lion attacks on humans in southeastern Tanzania

    | Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Kushnir, Hadas, Leitner, Helga, Ikanda, Dennis, Packer, Craig

    Lions (Panthera leo) have attacked over 1,000 people in Tanzania since 1990. We worked in the two districts with the highest number of attacks, Rufiji and Lindi, and conducted interviews in two...

  12. Maintaining complex relations with large cats: Maasai and lions in Kenya and Tanzania

    | Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Goldman, Mara J., De Pinho, Joana Roque, Perry, Jennifer

    Research and conservation efforts often occur in areas outside of national parks where people live, often side-by-side and sometimes in conflict with large carnivores. In Tanzania and Kenya much...

  13. Land acquisitions in Tanzania: strong sustainability, weak sustainability and the importance of comparative methods

    | Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Purdon, M.

    This paper distinguished different analytical approaches to the evaluation of the sustainability of large-scale land acquisitions - at both the conceptual and methodological levels. First, at the...

  14. Special Issue: Ethical aspects of large-scale land acquisition in developing countries

    | Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Voget-Kleschin, L., Ott, K.

    This special issue aims at investigating large-scale land acquisitions (LaSLA) from an ethical perspective. It encompasses four case studies, namely the case of Limphasa Sugar Corporation in...

  15. A cross-sectional study of factors associated with dog ownership in Tanzania

    | Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Knobel, D. L., Laurenson, M. K., Kazwala, R. R., Boden, L. A., Cleaveland, S.

    Background Mass vaccination of owned domestic dogs is crucial for the control of rabies in sub-Saharan Africa. Knowledge of the proportion of households which own dogs, and of the factors...

  16. Development of an item scale to assess attitudes towards domestic dogs in the United Republic of Tanzania

    | Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Knobel, D. L., Laurenson, K. M., Kazwala, R. R., Cleaveland, S.

    Domestic dogs are important sources of rabies exposure for humans in the developing world. Control of the disease in endemic areas relies on the vaccination of owned dogs, and thus owners'...