CAMPFIRE: Zimbabwe


CAMPFIRE, the Communal Araeas Management Program for Indigenous Resources is explained by Charles Jonga, Brian Child, Rowan Martin, as well as several community members. They say that communities must have the authority over natural resources.

Producer: Zig Mackintosh
Year: 2017
Duration: 11 mins

Elephant Enhancement: Zimbabwe


The massive growth of elephant populations over the past 100 years from ca. 4,000 to over 83,000 led to massive habitat change and a loss of plant and animal species. This documentary shows the consequences of single resource decisions.

Year:2018
Producer: Zig Mackintosh
Duration: 4.4 mins

Effects of the Hunting Ban in Botswana


Prof Mbaiwa discusses the effects of the 2014 Botswana hunting ban. Safari hunting created 15 % of tourism revenues from only 1% of tourist arrivals; only 24.8% of the total safari hunting revenue was externalized – in photographic tourism 73% left the country. The hunting ban jeopardized livelihoods and community projects; rural people and and conservation lost out, and human-wildlife conflict and poaching increased.

Year:2019
Producer: Debbie Peake
Duration: 3.5 mins

Transfrontier Parks


This documentary explains the concepts of transfrontier parks and conservation areas (TFCAs). Community participations and sustainable use form major pillars in TFCA policies across seven transnational areas in southern Africa.

Year: 2018
Producer: Zig Mackintosh
Duration: 3 mins

Custodians of Wilderness: Sidinda Conservancy


The Tonga people who live in the Hwange-Sanyati Biodiversity Corridor along the Zambezi and Lake Kariba view safari hunting the best option to enhance livelihoods on their ancenstral lands. The Sidinda wildlife rehabilitation project is a joint initiative of the Tonga community and hunting operators

Year: 2019
Producer: Zig Mackintosh
Duration: 30 mins