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conservancy

(in Britain) a court or commission with jurisdiction over a river, port, area of countryside, etc.
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The representatives presented their findings during a Communal Conservancies Chairperson Forum held earlier this week.
Representatives argued that although the conservancies benefit through the Community Based Tourism programme, they are still faced with challenges which include poor tourism information centers, poor marketing strategies, veld fires and bush encroachment amongst others.
According to conservation official from Ovitoto in the Central region, Marama Kavita, one major challenge experienced by the conservancies in that region is the lack of a community forest policy.
To clear the land, squatters have burned more than 60 percent of the woodland on the country's three largest wildlife conservancies.