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.

Displaying 1 - 25 of 2127 titles

Büscher B , et al
Published: 2016

Is it feasible to turn half of the Earth into a network of protected areas? The authors argue that such a plan would have major negative impacts on human populations and would not meet its conservation objectives.  Instead, the authors call for...

Juanita, G, Sebastian, R, Van Vliet, N
Published: 2016

Between January and June 2016, the Centre for International Forestry Research, in coordination with the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora focal points for Colombia, applied a rapid evaluation of bushmeat...

Bouamrane M, et al
Published: 2016

The authors review lessons learned from case studies of biosphere reserves in western Africa and France including the evolution of the concept of biosphere reserves and its application in different contexts. The paper highlights the importance of...

Cavanagh C
Published: 2016

Drawing upon archival research in Kenya and the United Kingdom, the author argues that halting attempts to govern forest-dwelling communities in east Africa illuminates a historically and geographically specific dimension of late imperial Britain’s...

Tadesse SA, Kotler BP
Published: 2016

The authors study the attitudes of local people towards mountain nyala in Munessa by using a household survey to examine the socio-economic characteristics and beliefs of local people. Findings revealed that local people have positive attitudes...

Allendorf TD, Gurung B
Published: 2016

The paper explores how Nepal’s national protected area policies address conservation and development issues and how those policies translate into practice in protected area buffer zones. The authors compare four protected areas in Nepal and results...

Rust NA , Taylor N
Published: 2016

Using a qualitative case study in Namibia, the author draws on an archival review and eight months of ethnography to describe the widespread control of nonhuman carnivores in the country, from the 1800s to the present day. The authors discuss the...

de Koning M, Parr JWK,, Sengchanthavong S, S Phommasane
Published: 2016

Examining the multi-level collaborative governance system of Hin Nam No National Protected Area, the authors assess this case study as a potential exemplar for other protected areas. They describe five building blocks of the collaborative governance...

Campos-Silva JV , Peres C
Published: 2016

The authors quantify how a ‘win-win’ community-based resource management program has induced stock recovery of Arapaima gigas. Using stock assessment data, the paper focuses on understanding the effects of protected areas, community-based...

Bennett NJ , et al
Published: 2016

The authors examine the scope and purpose of eighteen subfields of classic, interdisciplinary and applied conservation social sciences. From this, they articulate ten distinct contributions that the social sciences can make to understanding and...

Wilkie DS, et al
Published: 2016

In this review, the authors examine the actors involved in the use of wildlife as food and discuss the possible solutions required to address urban and rural bushmeat consumption. They argue that interventions must tackle use and conservation of...

Travers H, Clements T , Milner-Gulland EJ
Published: 2016

The authors apply scenario-based interviews to investigate the potential effectiveness of conservation interventions in Cambodia – specifically related to reducing forest clearance in a REDD+ site. Findings show that collective performance payments...

Hajjar R, et al
Published: 2016

The authors conduct a systematic review of the peer-reviewed literature on community forestry to identify existing knowledge gaps. They find 3 key trends that limit understanding of community forestry. First, there are substantial data gaps linking...

Yuliani EL, Adnan H, Achdiawan R , Sunderland T
Published: 2016

To explore how community-based orang-utan conservation could be developed within and around the wetlands of Danau Sentarum, the authors conducted a study to understand informal institutions. In particularly, they focused on local people's perceptions...

Kate Schreckenberg, Phil Franks, Adrian Martin, Barbara Lang
Published: 2016

This Parks Journal article proposes a framework for advancing equity in the context of protected area conservation that was developed through a process of expert workshops and consultation and then validated at three sites in East Africa. They authors...

Nagulendran K , et al
Published: 2016

This paper presents the results of a multi-stakeholder engagement exercise conducted to define conservation priorities and explore differences in perceptions among and within stakeholder groups in Peninsular Malaysia. The authors used two workshops...

Community Conservation Research Network
Published: 2016

The CCRN working group on social-ecological systems and community resilience has created a guidebook for analysing social-ecological systems. This document is a useful resource for anyone interested in studying communities through a social ecological...

Aburto-Oropeza O , et al
Published: 2016

The authors use the story of the vaquita marina in the Upper Gulf of California where a proposed fishing gear switch neglects to consider local livelihoods, community traditions and heritage, ecological integrity and ultimately, increases dependence...

IIED, UNEP-WCMC
Published: 2016

This guide from the International Institute for Environment and Development addresses how to mainstream biodiversity into development. It is aimed at biodiversity authorities and interest groups needing to select the most strategic development targets...

Selier SJ, Slotow R, Di Minin E
Published: 2016

Using elephant count data from aerial surveys in a generalised linear model, the authors investigate the effect of socioeconomic and ecological variables on the number of elephants in the Greater Mapungubwe Transfrontier Conservation Area (GMTFCA)....

Manfredo M , et al
Published: 2016

The authors introduce a social-ecological systems approach to values which are presented as deeply embedded in the world around us (rather than just motivational goals). Values are described as important to defining and binding groups, organisations,...

Anneck W, Masubelele M
Published: 2016

The authors argue that while military intervention to prevent rhino poaching may provide short to medium terms gains, these have to be considered against the likely medium to long term costs of military activity on people. Financial and socio-economic...

Morton H, Winter E, Grote U
Published: 2016

The authors construct an integrated Environmental and Social Accounting Matrix (ESAM) to assess how natural resources are used in different sectors and by different livelihoods. The study was conducted in Namibia’s Sikunga Conservancy and village-...

Bluwstein J, Moyo F, Kicheleri RP
Published: 2016

The authors empirically examine the spaces for local people’s participation in decision-making over rules of management created by Wildlife Management Area (WMA) policies in Tanzania. In other words, the authors ask in what sense are WMAs community-...

Kohler F, Brondizio
Published: 2016

Focusing on Brazil, the authors contend that public policies and conservation programs cannot be limited to delegating responsibility for managing protected areas to local and indigenous communities. Consideration is also needed of local needs and...

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