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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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...

Fu, Y. N., Chen, J., Guo, H., Chen, A., Cui, J.
Published: 2009

There are few observations on the role of non-timber forest products (NTFPs) in shifting from subsistence to commercial plantation-dominated systems with long-term monitoring, despite interests in NTFPs for sustainable development and livelihood...

Gaveaua, D.L.A., Suyadi, L.M., Levang, P., Leader-Williams, N.
Published: 2009

In situ conservation of tropical forests often requires restricting human use and occupancy within protected areas by enforcing regulations. However, law enforcement interventions that seek to prevent deforestation rarely have been evaluated....

Paumgarten, F., Shackleton, C.M.
Published: 2009

Findings from southern Africa and internationally indicate the local use and trade of NTFPs to be significant however most present a composite picture, failing to account for intra-community socio-economic differences. These differences may have...

Requier-Desjardins, D.,
Published: 2009

The reference to the “win-win” character of sustainable development policies is ubiquitous and gets back to the seminal Bruntland definition. It is particularly common in biodiversity protected areas management debate, frequently associated with...

Hodgkinson, C.,
Published: 2008

This empirical study takes its place in a growing literature addressing not only the direct social and environmental implications of ICDPs but, crucially, the interactions between the two. It provides both applied management recommendations in...

Tyler, S.R.,
Published: 2008

This paper explores different approaches to applied research in natural resource management that focus on adaptive learning as an element of the resource management challenge of continuous sustainable production. The research frameworks suggested by...

Dickson, B.,
Published: 2008

In the recent past many international conservation institutions, including the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES), have addressed the relationship between their work and poverty. The empirical...

Kambewa, P., Utila, H.,
Published: 2008

This study surveys a thriving, albeit largely informal, SMFE sector in Malawi. It looks in detail at four promising subsectors: timber, cane furniture, tree fruit juices and woodcarving. This adds to, but does not investigate further, the vast SMFE...

Brockington, D., Duffy, R., Igoe, J.,
Published: 2008

This groundbreaking volume is the first comprehensive, critical examination of the rise of protected areas and their current social and economic position in our world. It examines the social impacts of protected areas, the conflicts that surround them...

Swiderska, K., Roe, D., Siegele, L., Grieg-Gran, M.,
Published: 2008

This report examines the governance of biodiversity - how it is managed and how decisions about it are made - at local, national and international level. It reviews experience with community-based conservation, mainstreaming biodiversity, and the...

Roe, D.,
Published: 2008

Within the last few years three key concerns have come to dominate the conservation-poverty debate: (1) the activities and accountability of big international conservation NGOs, and their impacts on local communities; (2) the increasingly...


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