oa Botswana Notes & Records - The Economic Contribution of Safari Hunting to Rural Livelihoods in the Okavango: The Case of Sankuyo Village

Volume 37, Issue 1
  • ISSN : 0525-5090



This study aimed at assessing the economic contribution of safari hunting to rural livelihoods in the Okavango Delta in Botswana. using Sankuyo village as a case study. Findings indicate that, within the context of Community Based Natural Resources Management (CBNRM), safari hunting has socio-economic benefits accruing to Sankuyo (at household and community level). These benefits include income (coming in the form of cash dividends and through employment) that have been generated, and the development of recreational and household sanitation facilities that has taken place in the village.

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