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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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Cinner, J.E., McClanahan, T.R., Wamukota, A.,
Published: 2009

The socioeconomic conditions in nine communities of the Kenyan coast were examined to test the hypotheses that socioeconomic characteristics and knowledge about the sea differ for: (1) fishers compared to non-fishers; and (2) fishers living adjacent...

Arjunana, M., Holmes, C., Puyravaud, J.P., Davidar, P.,
Published: 2009

We evaluated the conservation attitudes of the local villagers living adjacent to the Kalakad–Mundanthurai Tiger Reserve in southern India 6 years after implementation of a World Bank funded eco-development project. We assessed attitudes towards three...

Mills, J. H., Waite, T.A.,
Published: 2009

Many conservationists contend that economic growth and biodiversity conservation are incompatible goals. Some economists contest this viewpoint, arguing that wealthier countries have the luxury of investing more heavily in efforts to conserve...

Sandker, M., Campbell, B.M., Nzooh, Z., Sunderland, T., Amougou, V
Published: 2009

Integrated conservation and development projects (ICDPs) have had limited success in addressing the often conflicting objectives of conservation and development. We developed a model with local participants to explore the trade-offs between...

Birol, E., Villalba, E., Smale, M.,
Published: 2009

Maize originated in Mexico, where it is typically grown in association with other crops in the milpa system. This ancient mode of production is practiced today in ways that vary by cultural context and agro-environment. We use a choice experiment to...

Bene, C., Steel, E.
Published: 2009

Small-scale fisheries in developing countries are often perceived as being a low-productivity and backward informal sector. As a result they are rarely considered in poverty reduction programmes and rural development planning. In this paper, we...

Kamanga, P., Vedeld, P., Sjaastad, E.,
Published: 2009

This paper examines forest income among rural dwellers in one of Malawi's most densely populated districts, Chiradzulu. 160 households were interviewed in two sites, only 20 km apart, purposely selected on the basis of access to a forest reserve....

Sharma, C. M., Gairola, S.,
Published: 2009

This case study explored forest resource-use patterns to understand villagers' dependency on forests in four temperate villages situated in two forested sites in Garhwal Himalaya: Mandal and Khalla in the Mandal area, Chamoli District, and Chaundiyar...

Jha, S.,
Published: 2009

Deforestation studies have attracted considerable attention over the past two decades. Analyses of local deforestation examine the significance of numerous explanatory variables for the extraction of forest products. This study distinguishes among the...

Shixiong, C., Wang, X., Song, Y., Chen, L., Fenge, Q.
Published: 2009

Conservation of the ecological environment presents scientists with a challenging dilemma because the strategy often leads to negative impacts on impoverished people in the area affected by the project. To consider this problem, we investigated the...

Shikui, D., Lassoie, J., Shrestha, K.K., Yan, Z., Sharma, E.
Published: 2009

Rangelands represent one of the most important natural resources in mountainous regions of northern Nepal. However, a poor understanding of the social dimensions of rangeland use has limited their proper management and sustainable development, which...

Kilbane, G.C., Gray, L.C.,
Published: 2009

Recent studies have critiqued integrated conservation and development projects for failing to attain either of their two major goals. This paper evaluates one such project in Peru’s Pacaya Samiria National Reserve, which entailed community-based...

Cinner, J.E., McClanahan, T.R., Daw, T.M., Graham, N.A.J., Maina, J.
Published: 2009

The ecosystem goods and services provided by coral reefs are critical to the social and economic welfare of hundreds of millions of people, overwhelmingly in developing countries [1]. Widespread reef degradation is severely eroding these goods and...

Ghate, R., Mehra, D., Nagendra, H.,
Published: 2009

Non-timber forest product (NTFP) extraction contributes significantly to household incomes across India. This study aimed to understand the relationship between market proximity, NTFP dependence and forest condition, and assess how it is mediated by...

Keleman, A., Rano, H.G., Hellin, J.,
Published: 2009

Crop genetic diversity and poverty are linked: first, resource-poor farmers often maintain genetic diversity; and second, crop diversity, when properly valued by the market, has the potential to alleviate poverty. This article examines this...

UNDP-UNEP Poverty-Environment Initiative
Published: 2009

This primer is designed to help interested countries and governments engaged in the environmental mainstreaming challenge to succeed in making their case, ensure that they have the evidence to back it up, and identify entry points to engage the...

Aburto-Oropeza, O., Ezcurra, E., Danemann, G., Valdez, V., Murray, J.
Published: 2009

Mangroves are disappearing rapidly worldwide despite their well documented biodiversity and the ecosystem services they provide. Failure to link ecological processes and their societal benefits has favored highly destructive aquaculture and tourism...

Das, S. , Vincent, J.R. ,
Published: 2009

Protection against coastal disasters has been identified as an important service of mangrove ecosystems. Empirical studies on this service have been criticized, however, for using small samples and inadequately controlling for confounding factors. We...

FAO Regional Office for Africa,
Published: 2009

Nature & Faune Volume 24, Issue No. 1 offers a collection of 14 diverse articles highlighting different aspects of mangroves - from the lush natural stands and enrichment planting, to the various uses of the mangrove ecosystems. The Special...

Di Falco, S., Chavas, J-P.,
Published: 2009

This paper investigates the effects of crop genetic diversity on farm productivity and production risk in the highlands of Ethiopia. Using a moment-based approach, the analysis uses a stochastic production function capturing mean, variance, and...

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...

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