• #0 Executive Summary
  • #1 Introduction and special features of sub-Saharan Africa
  • 1.1 Background to the current study
  • 1.2 Africa – Iconic wildlife continent
  • 1.3 Patterns of wildlife distribution
  • 1.3.1 Prioritisation approaches
  • 1.4 The socio-economic setting
  • 1.5 Special features of the regions
  • 1.5.1 Southern Africa
  • 1.5.2 Eastern Africa
  • 1.5.3 West Africa
  • 1.5.4 Central Africa
  • 1.5.5 Madagascar and the Western Indian Ocean islands
  • 1.6 The asia dimension
  • #2 Conservation issues and challenges
  • 2.1 Loss of species
  • 2.2 Loss of ecological services
  • 2.3 Direct threats
  • 2.3.1 Habitat...
  • 2.4 Drivers of the threats
  • 2.4.1 Population growth...
  • #3 Ongoing conservation efforts
  • 3.1 International, regional and national planning frameworks
  • 3.2 Strategic approaches
  • 3.2.1 Protected...
  • 3.3 International conservation partners
  • #4 _ Lessons learned and promising approaches
  • 4.1 Protected areas
  • 4.1.1 Protected...
  • 4.2 Engaging with local communities and CBNRM
  • 4.3 Valuing ecological services
  • 4.4 Law enforcement
  • 4.5 Wildlife migration and disease management
  • 4.6 Trade in wildlife products
  • 4.7 Bushmeat crisis
  • 4.8 Poor governance and lack of political will fundamentally undermine conservation efforts
  • #5 Indicative priority conservation actions
  • 5.1 In situ support for Key Landscapes for Conservation and important individual sites
  • 5.2 Institution building – strengthening sectoral management and coordination for wildlife conservation
  • 5.2.1 National level...
  • 5.3 Facilitating legal reforms for local ownership and rights to wildlife and natural resources
  • 5.4 Tackling indirect threats to conservation
  • 5.5 Wildlife trafficking: dismantling wildlife crime networks and curbing the demand for illegal wildlife
  • 5.6 Tackling the issue of unsustainable wild animal protein use
  • 5.7 Research and monitoring
  • 5.7.1 Information management...
  • 5.8 Awareness raising and communication
  • 5.9 Funding
  • Appendices