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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Raworth, K.
Published: 2012

Humanity’s challenge in the 21st century is to eradicate poverty and achieve prosperity for all within the means of the planet’s limited natural resources. In the run-up to Rio+20, this discussion paper presents a visual framework – shaped like a...

Padoch, C.
Published: 2012

For almost as long as our species has lived on earth, we have fed ourselves directly from the bounty of forests, grasslands and other wild places. Now a largely urban species, having multiplied greatly and changed the face of the earth, we often...

Temudo, M.P.
Published: 2012

Both fortress and community-based approaches to conservation have shown poor (sometimes negative) results in terms of environmental protection and poverty reduction. Either approach can also trigger grassroots resistance. This article is...

Palmer, C., Di Falco, S.
Published: 2012

Biodiversity is crucial for the production of a range of marketed and non-marketed ecosystem goods and services. This paper reviews the empirical evidence for the role of terrestrial biodiversity and biodiversity conservation in economic...

Graham, M., Erntson, H.
Published: 2012

Theoretically, co-management provides a fruitful way to engage local residents in efforts to conserve and manage particular spaces of ecological value. However, natural resource management, and biodiversity conservation in particular, are faced with...

Tumuslime, DM, Videld, P
Published: 2012

Tourism and the sharing of the associated revenues with local people have been increasingly fronted as key instruments for maintaining protected areas (PAs) globally. This paper focuses on a tourism revenue sharing scheme employed in Uganda's...

Turner, W.R., Brandon, K., Brooks, T.M., Gascon, C., Gibbs, H.K., Lawrence, K.S., Mittermeier, R.A. and Selig, E.R.
Published: 2012

Poverty and biodiversity loss are two of the world's dire challenges. Claims of conservation's contribution to poverty alleviation, however, remain controversial. Here, we assess the flows of ecosystem services provided to people by priority habitats...

Butler, J.R.A., Tawake, A., Skewes, T., Tawake, L., McGrath, V.
Published: 2012

In many developing regions of Melanesia, fishers’ traditional ecological knowledge (TEK) has been integrated with western science and management knowledge (SMK) to generate innovative and effective fisheries management. Previous research...

Lam, M.E.
Published: 2012

If reasonable fishery harvests and environmental harms are specified in new regulations, policies, and laws governing the exploitation of fish for food and livelihoods, then societal baselines can shift to achieve sustainable fisheries and...

Rives, F., Antona, M., Aubert, S.
Published: 2012

We explore the impact of forest policy reforms implemented in the early 1990s in Niger in the wake of the severe droughts that affected the Sahel in the 1970s and 1980s. We focus on Sahelian multiple-use forest ecosystems and set out to analyze...

Cassidy, L., Barnes, G.D.
Published: 2012

Adaptability is emerging as a key issue not only in the climate change debate but in the general area of sustainable development. In this context, we examine the link between household resilience and connectivity in a rural community in Botswana...

Bass, S., Banda, J.L.L., Chiotha, S., Kalowekamo, J., Kalua, T., Kambalame-Kalima, D., Hamella, B., Mmangisa, M., Mphepo, G., Mughogho, N., Mulebe, D., Njaya, F., Phiri, E., Yassin, B., Yaron, G.
Published: 2011

Malawi is more dependent on environmental assets than most other countries, with over 80 per cent of Malawians involved in farming. The country is also vulnerable to environmental risks, such as floods and droughts and long-term climate change. If the...

Baker, J, et al, Conservation Biology
Published: 2011

Conflicts between protected-area managers and local people are common, but the drivers of conflict are rarely analyzed. This limits opportunities to identify strategies that reduce conflict and the magnitude of resulting threats to conservation....

Lewis, D., Bell, S.D., Fay, J., Bothi, K.L., Gatere, L., Kabila, M., Mukamba, M., Matokwani, E., Mushimbalume, M., Moraru, C.I., Lehmann, J., Lassoie, J., Wolfe, D., Lee, D.R., Buck, L. and Travis, A.J.
Published: 2011

In the Luangwa Valley, Zambia, persistent poverty and hunger present linked challenges to rural development and biodiversity conservation. Both household coping strategies and larger-scale economic development efforts have caused severe...

Roe, D., Thomas, D., Smith, J., Walpole, M., Elliott, J.
Published: 2011

This paper is intended to stimulate discussion about the linkages between biodiversity, conservation and poverty reduction. What do we know, what do we not know, and what do we need to know? These ten questions provide a quick—hence simplistic—insight...

Elliott, J. , Sumba, D.,
Published: 2011

Community-based natural resource management (CBNRM) recognises that local communities are often best placed to conserve natural resources, as long as they stand to gain more than they lose from doing so. Conservation enterprises—commercial activities...

Wright, R.M.,
Published: 2011

The report, undertaken for the CARE-WWF Alliance, reviews past programs focused on livelihoods and natural resources, including common property resource systems, co-management approaches and two decades of ICDPs. Key factors and weaknesses of these...

David Thomas,
Published: 2011

Global targets to reduce the rate of biodiversity loss significantly by 2010 have not been met, and the rate of biodiversity loss does not appear to be slowing. At the same time, targets to reduce human poverty worldwide are also off track. This dual...

Swiderska, K.,
Published: 2011

This briefing reflects on IIED's work to assist indigenous and local communities to protect their rights over traditional knowledge. It showcases how ‘biocultural heritage’ offers a framework for protecting community rights and biodiversity.

Cumming, D.H.M.
Published: 2011

This review examines three questions. (1) What is the wildlife-livestock-human interface? (2) What would represent conservation and development success at the wildlife-livestock-human interface? (3) What are the key constraints to achieving...

Chambwera, M.,
Published: 2011

This briefing showcases how government and communities in Cambodia have partnered up to protect wildlife and attract ecotourists. It presents the results from an IIED project aimed at scaling-up sustainable conservation through ecotourism and...

Angelsen, A., Larsen, H.O., Lund, J.F., Smith-Hall, C., Wunder, S.
Published: 2011

This book describes how to do a better job when designing and implementing household and village surveys for quantitative assessment of rural livelihoods in developing countries. It covers the entire research process from planning to sharing research...

Persha, L., Agrawal, A., Chhatre, A.,
Published: 2011

Causal pathways to achieve social and ecological benefits from forests are unclear, because there are few systematic multicountry empirical analyses that identify important factors and their complex relationships with social and ecological outcomes....

Dickman, A.J., Macdonald, E.A., Macdonald, D.W.,
Published: 2011

One of the greatest challenges in biodiversity conservation today is how to facilitate protection of species that are highly valued at a global scale but have little or even negative value at a local scale. Imperiled species such as large predators...

Lybbert, T.J., Aboudrare, A., Chaloud, D., Magnan, N., Nash, M.
Published: 2011

Morocco's argan oil is now the most expensive edible oil in the world. High-value argan markets have sparked a bonanza of argan activity. Nongovernmental organizations, international and domestic development agencies, and argan oil cooperatives...


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