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 251 - 275 of 1994 titles

Tekelenburg, A. , ten Brink, B.J.E., Witmer, M.C.H,
Published: 2009

Decision makers are faced with certain challenges when they explore ways of simultaneously achieving the Millennium Development Goals and the CBD 2010 targets for biodiversity conservation. Decreasing poverty usually coincides with decreasing...

Swiderska, K., Pant, R., Vedavathy, S., Mutta, D., Munyi, D.
Published: 2009

Since January 2005, this action-research project has focused on developing alternative tools to protect traditional knowledge (TK) which are rooted in local customary laws rather than based on existing Intellectual Property standards. The project...

Dalal-Clayton, B., Bass, S.,
Published: 2009

The Challenges of Environmental Mainstreaming’ is an initial synthesis of IIED’s work with partners in 13 developing countries. It reviews the rapidly changing context and challenges to environmental mainstreaming, discusses what it takes to achieve...

Mkwara, B., Marsh, D.,
Published: 2009

Deforestation arising from conversion of forest areas into agriculture is a serious problem in Malawi. Cultivation of subsistence and cash crops is often cited as a major cause of this problem. This paper applies the von Thunen model to firstly,...

Roe, D., Nelson, F., Sandbrook, C.,
Published: 2009

More than twenty years have passed since community-based natural resource management (CBNRM) rose to prominence in different parts of Africa as a strategy for rural development, local empowerment, and conservation. Led by new ideas about the merits of...

Fleischer, D.I.,
Published: 2009

In this paper the author argues that conservation and ecotourism projects positively contribute to poverty reduction.

CIFOR, ICRAF, IUFRO, METLA ,
Published: 2009

This policy brief seeks to provide options on how countries in sub-Saharan Africa and their forests can respond strategically to global drivers of change, namely, climate change, payments for environmental services and emerging energy markets.

Aongola, L., Liayo, I., Ndopu, D., Bass, S., Makumba, J.
Published: 2009

How much does Zambia benefit from its rich forests, wildlife, soils and water – and what more could it do to ensure the protection and wise use of these ‘environmental assets’? Where environment and poverty problems are becoming increasingly severe,...

Nelson, F.,
Published: 2009

Corruption plays a role in structuring wildlife governance systems in many African states. Donor efforts to support wildlife reforms in East and Southern Africa have often struggled to achieve impact due to continuing weaknesses in local rights to...

Turrall, S.,
Published: 2009

This paper presents an overview of how organisations have dealt with M&E challenges of capturing changes in people lives and livelihoods from an organisational perspective. The paper is structured according to specific challenges (e.g. how do they...

Turrall, S., Studd, K.,
Published: 2009

This paper focuses upon findings which emerged as relevant for WWF programmes and projects, including programme frameworks and methodologies shared by other organisations. The key audience are those with an interest and role in methods and tools to...

Dowie, M.,
Published: 2009

Is modern conservation linked with ethnic cleansing? In an excerpt from his new book, the investigative historian explores the concepts of wilderness and nature, and argues that the removal of aboriginal human beings from their homeland to create a...

UNDP-UNEP Poverty-Environment Initiative
Published: 2009

This handbook - developed under the guidance of the UNDP-UNEP Poverty-Environment Facility - is designed to serve as a guide for champions and practitioners engaged in the task of mainstreaming poverty-environment linkages into national development...

Viana, V.M.,
Published: 2009

Tucked away in a tangle of Brazilian rainforest, a quiet evolution is unfolding. In Amazonas, the country’s biggest state, people are using an approach called REDD to conserve their forests in return for credit. This project’s success has huge...

Baldus, R.D.,
Published: 2009

The author critically reviews and summarises the experiences of the last three decades of community-based conservation in order to draw conclusions for future successful wildlife management and for strategies to reduce or stop the loss of biodiversity...

Jacobi, J., Drescher, A.W., Weckenbrock, P.,
Published: 2009

In periurban Hyderabad, India, leafy vegetables are increasingly grown along the Musi River and sold in urban markets. This agricultural biodiversity can significantly help urban and periurban farmers become more resilient to the impacts of such...

Mullan, K., Kontoleon, A., Swanson, T., Zhang, S.,
Published: 2009

In this chapter, we estimate the impact on local household livelihoods of the Natural Forest Protection Programme (NFPP), which is the largest logging ban programme in the world, and aims to protect watersheds and conserve natural forests. In doing so...

Borner, J., Mburu, J., Guthiga, P., Wambua, S.
Published: 2009

The Kakamega Forest is the only remaining tropical rainforest fragment in Western Kenya and hosts large numbers of endemic animal and plant species. Protected areas were established decades ago in order to preserve the forest's unique biodiversity...

Khan, S. R. ,
Published: 2009

This paper contributes to the debate on the links between poverty and forestry degradation; the view that due to poverty and the meeting of subsistence needs the poor use natural resources more intensively and hence cause them to degrade. Using the...

Barton, D.N., Rusch, G., May, P., Ring, I., Unnerstall, H.
Published: 2009

In this paper we review a number of methodological challenges of evaluating and designing economic instruments aimed at biodiversity conservation and ecosystem services provision in the context of an existing policy mix. In the context of the EU 2010...

Mukamuri, B.B., Manjengwa, J.M., Anstey, S.,
Published: 2009

Beyond Proprietorship presents a range of contributions to a May 2007 conference held to honour Dr Marshall Murphree's - a prominent scholar in the fields of common property theory, rural development, and natural resource management - work. The focus...

Ashworth, L., Quesada, M.
Published: 2009

Animal pollination is one of the essential services provided by ecosystems to humans. In the face of a potential worldwide pollination crisis it is important to assess which countries may be more vulnerable in order to prioritize pollinator...

Secretariat of the Convention on Biological Diversity,
Published: 2009

The booklet, titled \"Biodiversity, Development and Poverty Alleviation: Recognizing the Role of Biodiversity for Human Well-being\", aims to demystify and illustrate biodiversity's contribution to development in its various dimensions and to offer...

Dhakal, B.,
Published: 2009

This paper analyzes the issues of the proposed Reducing Emission from Deforestation and Forest Degradation (REDD) programme in developing countries. Issues analyzed include carbon liability, market prices and the social impacts of REDD. The analysis...

Bie,S.W., Kuntashula,E., Mughogho,Lewis K.,
Published: 2009

This paper reviews the proposal for a Phase II of the Community Markets for Conservation Programme (COMACO) in Zambia. The programme is seen as a tool to offer poachers and charcoal burners incentives for abandoning illegal activities to protect...

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