Bibliographic database

Our bibliographic database provides details of the literature on conservation-poverty linkages. It can be searched for publications by key word or by theme. The publications in this page are displayed in reverse order by publishing date.

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Sessin-Dilascio, K., Prager, K., Irvine, K.N., de Almeida Sinigalla, P.A.
Published: 2015

Co-management, in combination with social capital, is expected to improve social–ecological outcomes in protected areas. This paper builds a model of how co-management and social capital are linked, and it investigates how they have changed over...

Kalaba, F.K.
Published: 2014

Globally, there is increasing attention among academics, policymakers and development agencies in understanding interactions within forest socio-ecological systems to provide insights on human-environment interactions and how forest ecosystems...

Meilby, H., Smith-Hall, C., Byg, A., Larsen, H., Nielsen, O.
Published: 2014

Lack of combined forest productivity and income studies means there is scant evidence for the sustainability of rural household-level forest incomes in developing countries. This study examines levels and patterns of forest increment, wood...

Parker, D.M., Whittington-Jones, B.M., Bernard, R.T.F., Davies-Mostert, H.T.
Published: 2014

Human–carnivore conflict has profound impacts on carnivore populations and lives of rural communities. In Tanzania, African lions (Panthera leo) have attacked over 1000 people in the last twenty years. We developed a...

Angelsen, A., Jagger, P., Babigumira, R., Belcher, B., Hogarth, N.J.
Published: 2014

This paper presents results from a comparative analysis of environmental income from approximately 8000 households in 24 developing countries collected by research partners in CIFOR’s Poverty Environment Network (PEN). Environmental income...

Doane, M.
Published: 2014

This paper explores the paradigm shift from 1990s models of community conservation that encoded environmentalist praxis within legal and cadastral frameworks, to recent attempts to encode environmentalist principles and goals within individual...

Kansky, R., Knight, A.T.
Published: 2014

Biodiversity conflicts, and human–wildlife conflicts (HWC) in particular, are predicted to increase. Understanding drivers of these conflicts is a prerequisite for developing strategies to achieve conservation goals. People are a part of all HWC...

Chernela, J, Zanott, L.
Published: 2014

Despite widespread recognition of the importance of community-conservation partnerships, problems continue to emerge. In this paper we examine one such interaction to propose that outside organisations have wrongly associated the delimitations...

Lopez-Feldman, A.
Published: 2014

This paper examines the effects of household- and village-level characteristics on environmental reliance and participation in resource extraction decisions. Unlike previous analyses that used case studies or regional samples, I use a nationally...

Kushnir, H., Weisberg, S., Olson, E., Juntunen, T., Ikanda, D.
Published: 2014

Human–carnivore conflict has profound impacts on carnivore populations and lives of rural communities. In Tanzania, African lions (Panthera leo) have attacked over 1000 people in the last twenty years. We developed a...

Znajda, S.K.
Published: 2014

The lack of clear indications of success in integrated conservation and development projects has resulted in strong criticisms of these projects, and a call for the return to conservation activities that exclude local communities. Impeding this...

Lechner, A.M., Raymond, C.M., Adams, V.M., Polyakov, M., Gordon, A.
Published: 2014

Recent conservation planning studies have presented approaches for integrating spatially referenced social (SRS) data with a view to improving the feasibility of conservation action. We reviewed the growing conservation literature on SRS data,...

Robinson, B.E., Holland, M.B., Naughton-Reves, L.
Published: 2014

Deforestation and degradation are tied to a complex array of socioeconomic and political factors. Many assume that among the most important of these are the particular bundles of rights regulating who can benefit from land (tenure form) and the...

Fischer, A., Naiman, L.C.,, Lowassa, A., Randall, D., Rentsch, D.
Published: 2014

Bushmeat hunting, i.e., the hunting of wildlife for consumption, is a widespread and well-researched phenomenon. Here, we add to the literature on the factors that explain household engagement in hunting by asking how situational factors...

Robinson, E.J.Z., Albers, H.J., Ngeleza, G., Lokina, R.B.
Published: 2014

In low-income countries, both nearby local villagers, “insiders”, and non-locals, “outsiders”, extract products from protected forests even though their actions are illegal. Forest managers typically combine enforcement and livelihood projects...

Suryawanshi, K.R., Bhatia, S., Bhatagar, Y.V., Redpath, S., Mishra, C.
Published: 2014

The threat posed by large carnivores to livestock and humans makes peaceful coexistence between them difficult. Effective implementation of conservation laws and policies depends on the attitudes of local residents toward the target species....

Watson, J.E., Dudley, N., Segan, D.B., Hockings, M.
Published: 2014

Originally conceived to conserve iconic landscapes and wildlife, protected areas are now expected to achieve an increasingly diverse set of conservation, social and economic objectives. The amount of land and sea designated as formally protected...

Moon, K., Blackman, D.
Published: 2014

Natural scientists are increasingly interested in social research because they recognize that conservation problems are commonly social problems. Interpreting social research, however, requires at least a basic understanding of the philosophical...

Holmes, I., Potvin, C.
Published: 2014

One important debate regarding Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation (REDD+) in developing countries concerns the manner in which its implementation might affect local and indigenous communities. New ways to implement this...

Brinkmanna, K., Noromiarilantob, F. , Ratovonamanab, R.Y., Buerkerta, A.
Published: 2014

South-western Madagascar has experienced large reductions in forest cover over the last decades. However, there are major uncertainties in the total extent of the country’s deforestation and particularly in understanding the...

Pascual, U., Phelps, J., Garmendia, E., Brown, K., Corbera, E.
Published: 2014

Although conservation efforts have sometimes succeeded in meeting environmental goals at the expense of equity considerations, the changing context of conservation and a growing body of evidence increasingly suggest that equity considerations...

Norstrom, A.V., Dannenberg, A., McCarney, G., Milkoriet, M., , Diekert, F.
Published: 2014

The purpose of the United Nations-guided process to establish Sustainable Development Goals is to galvanize governments and civil society to rise to the interlinked environmental, societal, and economic challenges we face in the Anthropocene. We...

Shrestha, U.B., Bawa, K.S.
Published: 2014

Harvesting of Chinese caterpillar fungus, one of the most expensive biological commodities in the world, has become an important livelihood strategy for mountain communities of Nepal. However, very little is known about the role of Chinese...

Holmern, T., Roskaft, E.
Published: 2014

Improving the understanding of human–carnivore conflicts is fundamental for the effective management of interventions. However, earlier research has largely focused on conflicts caused by top carnivores, and there is a general lack of knowledge...

Sikor, T., Martin, A., Fisher, J., He, J.
Published: 2014

The 2010 Nagoya Protocol under the Convention on Biological Diversity and recent changes in the policies of major international conservation organizations highlight current interest in revisiting the moral case for conservation. Concerns with...


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