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 301 - 325 of 2099 titles

Mackenzie et al
Published: 2011

The most wanted and extracted park resource by local people was wood for fuel and construction. Implementation of resource access agreements with local community associations was an effective means of reducing illegal extraction, but only if the...

Published: 2011

The report highlights how planners and policy makers in local, national and regional governments can adopt an ecosystem-based management (EBM) approach to help ensure sustainable development for marine and coastal environments and the livelihoods that...

Published: 2011

The case study ' The Road to Development' was produced as part of an evaluation of WWF's work in Colombia, and describes WWF's work on the Pasto-Mocoa Road in the Amazon Piedmont region. WWF worked with communities, local authorities, the Government...

UN REDD Programme,
Published: 2011

The UN-REDD Programme's first five-year strategy for 2011-2015 provides a road map for increased support to UN-REDD partner countries for activities related to reducing emissions from deforestation and forest degradation in developing countries,...

Secretariat for the Convention on Biological Diversity,
Published: 2011

The Secretariat of the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) has released the electronic version of the publication \"The Convention on Biological Diversity: Year in Review 2010.\" The publication includes: an introduction by CBD Executive...

Porras, I.,
Published: 2010

Costa Rica’s pioneering programme of payments for environmental services (PES) which began in the 1990s was a unique experiment in developing countries at that time. Under the PES programme, economic recognition of forests moved from a ‘timber-only’...

Tacconi, L. , Mahanty, S., Suich, H.,
Published: 2010

This resourceful book draws on several case studies to derive implications for the design of Payment for Environmental Services (PES) schemes that are very relevant to current climate change negotiations and the implementation of Reduced Emissions...

Roe, D., Sukhdev, P., Thomas, D., Munroe, R. ,
Published: 2010

We’re in the midst of a biodiversity crisis. For those of us in the North, that can seem abstract; for the rural poor in the developing world, it’s all too real. Their absolute dependence on the bounty of forests, deserts and coasts means ‘...

Published: 2010

REDD-plus offers major opportunities to turn around tropical deforestation and degradation, but if not designed well, implementation can result in direct and significant harm to marginalized, forest dependent groups. Drawing on the work of IUCN and...

Bass, S., Roe, D., Smith, J.,
Published: 2010

The world’s failure to meet its 2010 target to significantly reduce the rate of biodiversity loss demonstrates that conservation efforts have so far been insufficient. They are too often undermined by seemingly more pressing economic and poverty goals...

Published: 2010

This document, prepared to inform of participants in the tenth meeting of the Conference of the Parties, describes the outcomes of the Pan-African Conference on Biodiversity: “Biodiversity and Poverty Alleviation: What Opportunities for Africa?”,...

Bennett, N
Published: 2010

Conservation is primarily about managing ourselves, people, and the societies we create. There is a wealth of global experience in these kinds of challenges. This annotated bibliography is one contribution towards this effort. It brings together,...

Lichtenstein, G.,
Published: 2010

Vicuña (Vicugna vicugna) are South American camelids, the commercial use of which has untapped poverty alleviation potential. Vicuña fibre is produced by extremely low income communities that inhabit the harsh environment of the high Andes in...

Swiderska, K.,
Published: 2010

A legally binding protocol on access to genetic resources and benefit-sharing is to be adopted by the 193 governments that are party to the Convention on Biological Diversity in October 2010 in Nagoya, Japan. The protocol aims to ensure that the...

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

The co-hosts of the symposium \"Linking Biodiversity Conservation and Poverty Reduction: What, Why and How?\" - Dilys Roe, Matt Walpole and Jo Elliott - have prepared a report of this event based on the presentations, posters and the discussions that...

Alcorn, J.B., Zarzycki, A., de la Cruz, L.M.,
Published: 2010

The Gran Chaco is the second largest ecosystem in the Plata basin of South America, after the Amazon rainforest. The high biological and cultural diversity offer diverse opportunities for conservation, despite development threatening both of them. The...

Leisher, C., Sanjayan, M., Blockhus, J., Kontoleon, A., Larsen, S.N.
Published: 2010

Can strategies designed to save nature also help reduce rural poverty? Many conservationists would like you to think so. If their actions work to reduce poverty, then a clear win-win situation is created greatly enhancing the viability of conservation...

Sandbrook, C. , Roe, D.
Published: 2010

The purpose of this report is to document current efforts to link great ape conservation and poverty reduction in the African, ape range states. It is intended to provide a quick inventory of which organisations are working in which countries and...

Morgera, E., Tsioumani, E.,
Published: 2010

This article traces the evolution of the use of the legal concept of benefit sharing in the context of the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD), with a view to highlighting its contribution to indigenous and local communities' livelihoods. To this...

Berger, R., Chambwera, M.,
Published: 2010

Cost-benefit analysis has important uses – and crucial blind spots. It represents only one of several economic tools that can be used to assess options for adapting to climate change in developing countries. The Nairobi Work Programme would best serve...

Blomley, T., Namara, A., McNeilage, A., Franks, P., Rainer, H.
Published: 2010

Bwindi Impenetrable National Park and Mgahinga Gorilla National Park are two afromontane forests considered as extremely important biodiversity areas, with global significance, due to their population of highly endangered Mountain Gorilla. Threats to...

Mascia, M.B., Claus, C.A. , Naidoo, R.,
Published: 2010

Marine protected areas (MPAs) are a popular conservation strategy, but their impacts on human welfare are poorly understood. To inform future research and policy decisions, we reviewed the scientific literature to assess MPA impacts on five indicators...

Griffiths, T., Anselmo, L.,
Published: 2010

This briefing summarises key findings of a rapid survey of recent experiences with income-generation initiatives among indigenous peoples in Guyana, including a review of possible alternatives to mining. The review finds positive experiences with...

Andam, K.S., Ferraro, P.J., Sims, K.R.E, Healy, A., Holland, M.B.
Published: 2010

As global efforts to protect ecosystems expand, the socioeconomic impact of protected areas on neighboring human communities continues to be a source of intense debate. The debate persists because previous studies do not directly measure socioeconomic...

Viana, V.M.,
Published: 2010

Historically, the Amazon region has taken a ‘frontier’ approach to development that has destroyed forests. From 2000-2002, Professor Virgilio Viana worked with IIED to explore options for more forest-friendly forms of development. The Governor of...


Subscribe to Bibliography

About us

The Poverty and Conservation Learning Group is an international network of organisations that promotes learning on the linkages between biodiversity conservation and poverty reduction.

More about us

IIED The Poverty and Conservation Learning Group is a project coordinated by IIED.

UK AidArcus foundation

This website is funded by UK aid and the Arcus Foundation. The views expressed on this site do not necessarily reflect the views of these organisations.

Follow us on Facebook

Join us on LinkedIn

Subscribe to our E-bulletins

rss feedRSS Feed
Receive site updates via RSS