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Bottom-up biodiversity | #conservation #srilanka #lka November 9, 2010

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CBNRM is a bottom-up approach that gives local communities, who are the ones to bear the costs of preserving and conserving resources, legal rights to manage those resources and benefit from their use. In economic terms, CBNRM gives local people incentives to preserve rather than poach or overuse the forests, wildlife or fisheries they control. 

This article really connected with us. The concept described bears many similarities with our own practices and certainly has the same goals – to make preserving the natural ecosystem an economically viable option for local communities.