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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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...

Moghari, N M thesis George Mason University
Published: 2009

Local support for lion conservation was mainly due to perceived economic benefits from RS. Despite local support for lion conservation, as there is no compensation for lion predation, most local people considered retaliatory killing as justified. In...

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...

Panwar, H.S., Green, M.J.B., Misra, M.K.,
Published: 2009

The Orissa Forestry Sector Development Project is focused on conserving natural forest biodiversity by reducing local dependencies on such resources through more sustainable approach to management, including the development of alternative livelihoods...

Uchida, E., Rozelle, S., Xu, J.,
Published: 2009

This study evaluates the labor response of rural households participating in the Grain for Green program in China, the largest payments for ecosystem services program in the developing world. Using a panel data set that we designed and implemented, we...

Ninan, K. N., ed.
Published: 2009

This is the most comprehensive book to address the economic, social and institutional difficulties in conserving biodiversity. It covers a wide range of issues such as biodiversity, ecosystem services and valuation in the context of diverse ecosystems...

Ninan, K.N.
Published: 2009

This book comprehensively addresses the economic, social and institutional difficulties in conserving biodiversity and the ecosystem services that it provides. It covers a wide range of issues such as biodiversity, ecosystem services and valuation in...

Coulibaly-Lingani, P., Tigabu, M., Savadogo, P., Oden, P.C., Ouadba, J.M.
Published: 2009

There is an increasing understanding that forests and the forestry sector are key elements in poverty reduction strategies in Africa. However, issues of equity between various forest users are becoming a major challenge to environmental development,...

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....

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