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  • Raw meat and a knife on a table

    New decision support tool launched for wild meat alternatives project development

    IIED and partners have released a tool, available in multiple languages, to support practitioners to find sustainable alternatives to wild meat that work for rural people

    28 July 2021 | News | Biodiversity
  • Woman stirs a long stick in a pan on a fireplace made of stone

    Why eat wild meat? Insights from Africa and lessons for COVID-19 responses

    This IIED Debates on Wednesday, 4 August explored why people eat wild meat and how to design interventions that can help improve sustainability and safety

    22 July 2021 | Event | Biodiversity
  • The sky is visible through a forest

    Exploring why people eat wild meat – and designing better alternatives

    New research from Cameroon investigating drivers for wild meat consumption will help find sustainable alternatives that work for rural people

    29 July 2020 | Blog | Biodiversity
  • View of a road cutting through a forest

    Wild meat: is there an appetite for alternatives?

    The age-old tradition of hunting wild meat has, in many cases, become unsustainable. Efforts to change local habits have had little effect. Ahead of this year’s International Day for Biological Diversity, guest blogger Stephanie Brittain argues that to protect biodiversity, without compromising health and livelihoods, we need to understand much more about why people eat wild meat

    21 May 2019 | Blog | Biodiversity
  • The meat from a duiker is prepared for a meal, close to the Dia Faunal Reserve, Cameroon (Photo: Stephanie Brittain)

    Why eat wild meat?

    There is growing concern that hunting for wild meat consumption is unsustainable and threatening biodiversity conservation and food security across sub-Saharan Africa. But for initiatives that promote alternatives to succeed, they must be based in a strong understanding of why people eat wild meat

    19 September 2018 | Project | Biodiversity
  • A family guards their crops from wild animals on the boundary of Bwindi Impenetrable National Park (Photo: Mariel Harrison)

    Conservation works better with social justice

    Poverty threatens wildlife conservation despite widespread efforts to integrate conservation and development so that local communities benefit. So what's going wrong? Our research suggests it's social justice that's missing.

    20 August 2014 | Blog | Biodiversity
  • Bushmeat stew: complexities of a shadowy trade

    It’s hard for some to imagine sitting down to a meal of baboon, green monkey and warthog meat.

    1 February 2010 | Blog | Biodiversity
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