Offering practical and methodological tools for working at the interface between conservation and rural development.
This programme explores the issues underlying the conservation-rural development debate and offers practical and methodological tools for working at the interface between conservation and rural development. It complements DICE's existing Masters programmes in Conservation Biology and Conservation and Tourism, and has a special emphasis on developing country issues.
The Conservation and Rural Development programme will provide students with the information to:
- Build on areas of common interest between conservation and rural development
- Implement a rights-based approach to conservation,/
- Inform on-the-ground planning and management of conservation and rural development through applied research
- Utilise a range of basic social science techniques, including questionnaire surveys, qualitative interviews, focus groups and community workshops
The programme is relevant to the work of national management and scientific authorities, international and national NGOs, consultancy firms and contractors, international agencies and donors.
Last updated August 31, 2015