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Research for Sustainable Development

Ruwaza is committed to supporting ongoing learning for sustainable development. We both conduct research and build capacity for research and learning within development and conservation efforts. This includes:

  • Institutional analysis
  • Policy research
  • Developing baselines
  • Monitoring and evaluation
  • Participatory research
  • Spatial and cartographic analysis.
Our support to research and learning systems is particularly focused on land governance, natural resource management and conservation, and contributes to grassroots initiatives, design of development programs, advocacy and policy development.

Ruwaza is committed to supporting ongoing learning for sustainable development.  We both conduct research and build capacity for research and learning within development and conservation efforts.  This includes:

  • Institutional analysis
  • Policy research
  • Developing baselines
  • Monitoring and evaluation
  • Participatory research
  • Spatial and cartographic analysis.

 

Our support to research and learning systems is particularly focused on land governance, natural resource management and conservation, and contributes to grassroots initiatives, design of development programs, advocacy and policy development.

Ruwaza is committed to supporting ongoing learning for sustainable development. We both conduct and build capacity for research and learning within development and conservation efforts. This includes:

  • Institutional analysis
  • Policy research
  • Developing baselines
  • Monitoring and evaluation
  • Participatory research
  • Spatial and cartographic analysis.

Our support to research and learning systems is particularly focused on land governance, natural resource management and conservation, and contributes to grassroots initiatives, design of development programs, advocacy and policy development.

Environmental Governance and Protected Area Systems

Some of the topics our research has explored include:

Current trends in conservation efforts worldwide and impacts on the well-being and prosperity of indigenous and local communities: Just Conservation? Justice, conservation and the protected areas establishment frenzy.  2015.  

 

The impacts of state-led conservation on community land tenure systems: A cartography of dispossession: assessing spatial reorganization in state-led conservation in Saadani, Tanzania. 2018.

 

The role of values in protected areas governance: “We Want Our Children to Grow Up to See These Animals”: Values and Protected Areas Governance in Canada, Ghana and Tanzania. 2012. 

 

Land Rights for Vulnerable Communities, Land Tenure Systems and Public Land Management

Some of the topics our research has explored include:

Protecting public land from land grabbing:

Addressing community land rights: Uvinje, Tanzania – an indigenous community erased in the name of conservation. 2014. 

 

Communal land tenure systems in pastoralist communities:

 

More of our research is showcased at Research for Change.

 

What We Do

Our Values

Our Expertise

Why Ruwaza

Research

Our People

Methods              Our Values

Our Expertise              Why Ruwaza

Research            Our People

What We Do

Our Values

Our Expertise

Why Ruwaza

Research

Our People

Ruwaza is a Canadian registered company (Reg. No 1182142-3)

Contact Us

Email: info@ruwaza.com

Ruwaza is a Canadian registered company (Reg. No 1182142-3)

Contact Us

Email: info@ruwaza.com

Ruwaza is a Canadian registered company (Reg. No 1182142-3)

Contact Us

Email: info@ruwaza.com

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