For co-existence, (bio)diversity and justice in conservation

Mafaniso Hara

Professor Mafaniso Hara has more than 40 years’ experience in socioecological research focusing on rural and urban coastal communities in South and Southern Africa. His research interests are in: investigating viable institutional arrangements for natural resource governance; stakeholder knowledge for an ecosystems approach to natural resource governance; food systems and climate change; convivial conservation; and Community-led Nature-base Solutions. He is member of the Policy Framework for Reform and Strategy for Fisheries and Aquaculture in Africa (PFRS), and the Africa Policy Research Network for Fisheries & Aquaculture.