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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Chavas, J.P. ,
Published: 2009

The paper investigates the value of biodiversity as it relates to the productive value of services provided by an ecosystem. The value of biodiversity is linked with a deterioration in the functioning of the ecosystem. The analysis examines how the...

Sutherland, W.J., Adams, W.M. , Aronson,R.B. , Aveling, R. , Blackburnt, M.
Published: 2009

The authors identified 100 scientific questions that, if answered, would have the greatest impact on conservation practice and policy. Representatives from 21 international organizations, regional sections and working groups of the Society for...

Mullan, K., Kontoleon, A.,
Published: 2009

This paper contributes to the limited existing empirical evidence on assessing household participation in Payments for Ecosystem Services (PES) programmes in developing countries. We examine this issue for the case of the Sloping Land Conversion...

Lipper, L., Sakuyama, T., Stringer, R., Zilberman, D.,
Published: 2009

In recent years, development policy has responded to an increasing concern about natural resource degradation by setting up innovative payment for environmental services (PES) programs in developing countries. PES programs use market and institutional...

Lee, E. , Mahanty, S.,
Published: 2009

Payments for environmental services (PES) involve schemes where payments or rewards are given by those who benefit from environmental services like clean and sufficient water, biodiversity, stable climate, or aesthetic beauty, to those who play a...

Maliao, R.J., Pomeroy, R.S., Turingan, R.G.
Published: 2009

Community-based coastal resource management (CBCRM) is a major conservation and fisheries management strategy in the tropics. In this study, the performance of 16 CBCRM programs in the Philippines was assessed using a meta-analysis of eight indicators...

Zabel. A., Roe, B.,
Published: 2009

Payments for environmental services (PES) schemes have become an increasingly accepted and popular mode for governmental and non-governmental agencies to use in addressing local and regional declines in ecosystem services. A defining characteristic of...

Bell, J. D., Kronen, M, Vunisea, A., Nash, W.J., Keeble, G.
Published: 2009

Fish is a mainstay of food security for Pacific island countries and territories (PICTs). Recent household income and expenditure surveys, and socio-economic surveys, demonstrate that subsistence fishing still provides the great majority of dietary...

Koné, B., Diallo, M., Sidibe, D.,
Published: 2009

Conservation organisations value wetlands for the richness of their biodiversity – especially for their birds, fish and plants. Conservationists want to see wetlands preserved. Many governments and development organisations, on the other hand, see...

Rios, A.R., Pagiola, S.,
Published: 2009

We evaluate the extent to which poor households are able to participate in Payments for Environmental Services (PES) scheme using data from a PES scheme implemented at two sites in Latin America. This allows us to compare environmental and livelihood...

Chimhowu, A. O., Kitchin, R., Jones, J.P., Woodward, K., Dixon, D.P.
Published: 2009

The International Encyclopedia of Human Geography\" provides an authoritative and comprehensive source of information on the discipline of human geography and its constituent, and related, subject areas. The encyclopedia includes over 1,000 detailed...

Addison, T., Hulme, D.,
Published: 2009

This book looks at poverty dynamics, or how individual experiences of poverty change over time. It includes work from anthropologists, economists, sociologists, & political scientists & combines qualitative & quantitative research...

Cavendish, W., Campbell, B.M.,
Published: 2009

Rural households rely heavily on goods and services freely provided by environmental resources. However, there have been very few adequate quantitative analyses due to a lack of appropriate household data sets encompassing economic and environmental...

Gauli, K. , Hauser, M.,
Published: 2009

This article explores the factors that influence pro-poor commercial management of non-timber forest products (NTFPs) in 3 community forest user groups (CFUGs) in the Dolakha district in Nepal. Management of NTFPs through CFUGs is an important poverty...

Okello, M. M., Seno, S. K. O. , Nthigam, R.W.,
Published: 2009

Two of the eight Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) adopted by the United Nations General Assembly in September 2000 are: eradication of extreme poverty and hunger; and ensuring environmental sustainability. The link between depressed livelihoods and...

Nguyen Quang Tan, Tran Ngoc Thanh, Hoang Huy Tuan, Yurdi Yasmi, and Thomas Enters, Thanh, T.T., Tuan, H.H., Yasmi, Y, Enters, T.
Published: 2009

In December 2004, the passing of the Forest Protection and Development Law (FPDL) legally recognized community forest management (CFM) in Vietnam for the first time. Despite this step, skepticism remains about whether CFM can work in practice and to...

Adhikari, B.,
Published: 2009

Forest commons are crucial for delivering a wide range of socio‐economic and environmental benefits such as contribution to rural livelihoods, biodiversity conservation and carbon sequestration. Yet, a large proportion of the existing scholarly and...

Groom, B., Kontoleon, A., Grosjean, P., Swanson, T., Zhang, S.
Published: 2009

The link between institutional and market failures, rural poverty and environmental degradation suggests a ‘win-win’ policy intervention: relax local ‘constraints’ and achieve poverty alleviation and environmental goals. We evaluate the ability of the...

Villamor, G. B., Lasco, R.D.,
Published: 2009

The Rewarding Upland Poor for Environmental Services They Provide (RUPES) is a program operating on its third year in the Philippines. With the dual goals of conserving the environment while alleviating the poor living conditions of the upland people...

Campese, ,J., Greiber, T., Sunderland, T., Oviedo, G.,
Published: 2009

The links between the realisation of human rights and the conservation of natural resources and biodiversity are receiving increasing attention worldwide. Experience has demonstrated that exclusionary approaches to conservation can undermine those...

Homewood, K. , Kristjanson, P. , Chenevix Trench, P.,
Published: 2009

Can the spectacular wildlife resources of East African savannas underpin sustainable development for poor rural communities, through wildlife-related earnings? This book gives an innovative, multi site, cross border comparative study of Maasai...

Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific,
Published: 2009

In the last two decades, interest in financing sustainable forest management has been gathering momentum. However, most of the approaches have yet to be mainstreamed, and remain either as ideas or experimental in the Asia-Pacific region. On the other...

Binot, A., Hanon, L., Joiris, D.V., Dulieu, D.,
Published: 2009

Abstract In Sub-Saharan Africa, the management of rangelands used by mobile populations, such as transhumant herders, must include large scale, sometimes cross-border, components. This mobility, common and significant in transhumant livestock...

Babulo, B., Muys, B.
Published: 2009

By explicitly incorporating forest environmental products (FEPs) in household income accounting, this paper examines the role and significance of FEPs in household income and in rural poverty and inequality. As most conventional household surveys do...

Baumgartner S. , Strunz, S.,
Published: 2009

Ecosystem resilience, i.e. an ecosystem’s ability to maintain its basic functions and controls under disturbances, is often interpreted as insurance: by decreasing the probability of future drops in the provision of ecosystem services, resilience...

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