122 REC

Resource Economics

Course ID
122 REC
Skills Development for Conservation
NQF Level 6
External, Fanuel Nyela
10 days

The Southern African Wildlife College offers organisations and or private businesses the opportunity to enrol their staff for training in any of our short courses on the basis of ten people attending as a minimum requirement. Training can take place at the SAWC, via online format, or on-site at a location preferred and provided by the client. Courses can be tailored according to the specific needs of the organisation. Many short courses are offered in an online or blended-learning format for distance learners.


This module deals with: 

  • The link between basic economic theory and wildlife conservation.
  • Economic tools for valuing wildlife costs and benefits.
  • The economic policy factors influencing wildlife conservation.
  • Economic instruments for providing incentives and raising finance for wildlife conservation.
  • Integrating economic principles and tools into park, protected area and CBNRM planning.
Suitable for: 

Wildlife managers, extension officers, people in leadership or supervisory roles and those who want to learn resource economics and its management.