volume 57 number pages 50-52 edition
American Journal of Primatology
African; alternatives; antelope; attitudes; BCTF; bushmeat trade; chimpanzee; chimpanzees; community; data; duiker; East; East Africa; ecotourism; education; exploitation; gorilla; gorillas; government; hunt; hunter; hunters; impact; JGI; management; market; meat; monitoring; mountain; mountain gorilla; poaching; policy; projects; protected area; protected area management; protein; public awareness; snare; snares; solutions; Uganda; women; zoo; Africa; areas; bushmeat; change; conservation; develpment; forest; income; sustainable; trade; wildlife
Included in the ASP 2002 meeting at the Bushmeat Crisis Symposium were the following workshops:
Solutions to the African Bushmeat Crisis:
The Bushmeat Crisis Task Force was formed as a collaborative effort to respond to the growing threat of the illegal, commercial trade in wildlife for meat. The BCTF collectively created an action plan highlighting eight priority solution areas as a tool for organizing the efforts of the many groups and individuals addressing this extremely complex issue. Long-term solutions include sustainable financing, protected area management and monitoring, bushmeat education and policy development. Short-term solutions include hunter and market seller associations/control of access routes, linkages between NGOs, government and the private sector, income and protein alternatives, and public awareness and outreach.
Public Outreach and the Bushmeat Crisis:
To provide information on the public's reaction to bushmeat education materials, visitors at Zoo Atlanta