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Managing Wildlife in a Changing World

ISBN: 978-1-83880-976-8

Jafari Kideghesho

Academic editor

Jafari Kideghesho

College of African Wildlife Management,

Dr. Kideghesho served as a Deputy Director of Wildlife Division in Tanzania's Ministry of Natural Resources and Tourism for two years (2012-2014). He is an active supporter of academic efforts within and outside Tanzania through teaching and serving as external examiner at different universities.




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Managing Wildlife in a Changing World
Managing Wildlife in a Changing World Edited by Jafari Kideghesho

Political, socio-economic, cultural, ecological and technological changes have rendered wildlife species and their habitats vulnerable. Habitats are increasingly being subjected to degradation, fragmentation or outright loss due to conversion for agriculture, overgrazing, deforestation and unplanned fires. Infrastructure development and human settlements are blocking migratory corridors, thus suppressing their critical role of maintaining the ecological processes including allowing for the movement of animals and the continuation of viable populations. Human-wildlife conflicts are growing as a result of population growth and, therefore, increasing demand for natural resources and increased proximity to wildlife.

Exotic and invasive species are outcompeting native species for resources or habitat and altering community structure with detrimental consequences on native species. Impacts of climate change on wildlife are increasing and manifested through habitat destruction, increased human-wildlife conflicts, diseases and death of wild animals. Illegal and unsustainable hunting is increasing to cater for subsistence and commercial demands within and outside the national boundaries, thus leading to a dramatic drop of populations or extinction of species.

Chapters presented in this book attempt to respond to four questions: How do the political, economic, social, ecological and technological changes influence the survival of wildlife? How do these changes shape the management policies and approaches? How effective are the existing strategies and options to coping with these changes? Which are the possible options to address these changes and secure a future for wildlife?

This Book serves as an important platform for information and experience sharing among the scientists, academicians, students, conservationists and policy-makers from different parts of the world.


The following topics illustrate the target subject areas and scope of the project. These keywords are not definitive but can be used as the basis for the chapter content. We accept theoretical and applied scientific papers which can be presented as original research papers and review papers. The required length of the full chapters is 10-20 pages.

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Protected Areas

Migratory Corridors

Invasive Species

Human-Wildlife Interactions


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Wildlife Habitats

Wildlife Diseases

Wildlife Utilization

Wildlife Conservation Policies

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Date completed: May 15, 2020


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Deadline for chapter proposals: June 05, 2020

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Deadline for full chapters: August 04, 2020


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Expected publication date: December 22, 2020

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