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 2014 titles

Roe, D., Elliott, J.,
Published: 2010

In the last decade biodiversity loss and persistent poverty in developing countries have been recognised as major international problems that require urgent attention. However, the nature and scale of the links between these two problems, and between...

Lichtenstein, G.,
Published: 2010

Vicuna (Vicugna vicugna) fibre is produced by extremely low-income communities that inhabit the harsh environment of the Andes in Argentina, Chile, Peru and Bolivia. At the other end of the social scale, affluent consumers are willing to pay high...

Jagger, P., Sills, E., Lawlor, K., Sunderlin, W.D.,
Published: 2010

This guide is about understanding the livelihood impacts of first-generation REDD+ projects. These projects are being planned and funded by a range of actors, with the aim of implementing a range of interventions to reduce deforestation and forest...

BirdLife International,
Published: 2010

The BirdLife Partnership has published a report which examines the success of BirdLife’s Local Conservation Group (LCG) approach in conserving biodiversity and supporting sustainable livelihoods at Important Bird Areas (IBAs) in the Americas. The...

Dear, C., McCool, S.,
Published: 2010

Around the world, decision-making is looming regarding the displacement of people resident in and reliant on the natural capital in protected areas. While policies such as the World Bank's safeguard policy on involuntary resettlement guides decisions...

Elliott, J., Sumba, D.,
Published: 2010
Bass, S., Annandale, D., Phan Van Binh, Tran Phuong Dong, Hoang Anh Nam
Published: 2010

Development and environmental management have, for too long, been treated as separate objectives in Viet Nam – as in most countries. Viet Nam’s extraordinarily rapid development has brought immediate and major benefits. But it has also led to poor...

Andersen, R., Tvedt, M.W., Fauchald, O.K., Winge, T., Rosendal, K.
Published: 2010

Intended as a contribution to the ongoing negotiations of an international regime on access and benefit sharing (ABS) under the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD), this report clarifies the main interfaces with other international agreements and...

Flintan, F., Cullis, A.,
Published: 2010

These guidelines introduce and promote the essential elements of participatory rangeland management (PRM). Based upon the successful experiences of participatory forest management, the guidelines provide a process following three stages of...

Convention on Biological Diversity
Published: 2010

Over recent decades, biodiversity conservation and poverty reduction have both become international societal and political goals. There is recognition of the links between these two goals both within the Convention on Biological Diversity and the...

Clements, T., John, A., Nielsen, K., An, D., Tan, S.
Published: 2010

Implementing any conservation intervention, including Payments for Ecosystem Services (PES), in the context of weak institutions is challenging. The majority of PES programs have been implemented in situations where the institutional framework and...

Sreedharan, C. , Matta , J.,
Published: 2010

In a major deviation from conventional joint forest management approaches where the emphasis of management is on provision of forest products to the participating villagers, the Tamil Nadu Afforestation Project (TAP) focused on poverty alleviation as...

Mascia, M.B., Pailler, S.,
Published: 2010

National parks and other protected areas (PAs) are the foundation of global efforts to conserve biological diversity. Conservation policy and practice assume that PAs are permanent fixtures on the landscape, but scattered evidence points to widespread...

Boissiere, M., Sassen, M., Sheil, D., Heist, M. V., Jong, W. D.
Published: 2010
Anthony, B.P. , Scott, P., Antypas, A.,
Published: 2010

Human-wildlife conflicts are the product of socio-economic and political landscapes and are contentious because the resources concerned have economic value and species are often high profile and legally protected. Within a governance framework, the...

Sheppard, D.J., Moehrenschlager, A., Mcpherson, J.M., Mason, J.J.,
Published: 2010

Community-based natural resource management has been accused of failing on social, economic or ecological grounds. Balanced assessments are rare, however, particularly in West Africa. This paper examines the first 10 years of Ghana's Wechiau Community...

Wetlands International, MetaMeta Research, Wildfowl & Wetlands Trust Consulting (WWTC),
Published: 2010

The health and livelihoods of people in rural and peri-urban areas in developing countries is often strongly related to ecosystems services and water supply, sanitation and hygiene (WASH). Although provision of both is integral to water management,...

Roe, D.,
Published: 2010

The link between biodiversity conservation and poverty alleviation has been the subject of heated debate for the last decade. One thread of this multi-faceted issue has been concerned with a perceived lack of attention to biodiversity conservation...

Lasgorceix, A., Kothari, A.,
Published: 2009

Relocation of human populations from the protected areas results in a host of socio-economic impacts. In India, in many cases, especially relating to tribal communities that have been relatively isolated from the outside world, the displacement is...

Ranganathan, J., Irwin, F., Repinski, C.P.,
Published: 2009

This report identifies entry points for mainstreaming ecosystem services in Multilateral Development Banks’ (MDBs’) core operations and describes a portfolio of tools to help. It also presents a range of policy options that MDBs can help country...

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...


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