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 351 - 375 of 2018 titles

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...

Spenceley, A.,
Published: 2008

'Responsible tourism' and 'Ecotourism' are often invoked as a way to achieve both biodiversity conservation and poverty reduction. This volume delves deep into practice in southern Africa, the hotbed of innovation on the issue, and provides a...

Scholfield, K., Brockington, D.,
Published: 2008

This report examines the geography of activities by about 280 conservation NGOs working in Sub-Saharan Africa. The authors look at where the organisations work, where they are based, what protected areas they cover, how much money they get and where...

UNDP, UNEP, World Bank, WRI,
Published: 2008

This report argues that properly fostered nature-based enterprises can improve rural livelihoods and, in the process, create resilience to economic, social, and environmental threats.

McElwee, P.D.,
Published: 2008

Much research has focused on understanding the importance of forest environmental income in different communities and highlighting key socioeconomic characteristics of forest-dependent households. This paper examines the economic importance of forests...

Published: 2008
Gubbi, S., MacMillan, D.C.,
Published: 2008

Collection of non-timber forest products (NTFPs) has been promoted in India as a strategy to aid wildlife conservation whilst simultaneously alleviating poverty, and recent legislation now gives communities living within protected areas the legal...

Rechlin, M.A. , Taylor, D., Lichatowich, J. , Hoon, P., de Leon, B.
Published: 2008

Perhaps roughly ten percent of the planet remains an unpeopled “grand treasure” suitable for the set-the-land-aside approach, but how do we protect the remaining ninety percent? This paper offers an analysis of current thinking and trends in community...

Published: 2008

The Coral Reefs and Livelihoods Initiative (CORALI) aims to develop and test a systematic approach to Sustainable Livelihood Enhancement and Diversification (SLED) that builds on past experience and lessons from around the world. This Global Overview...

Reid, H., Swiderska, K.,
Published: 2008

Biodiversity — the variety of all life, from genes and species to ecosystems — is intimately linked to Earth’s climate and, inevitably, to climate change. Biodiversity and poverty are also inextricably connected. For instance, changes to natural...

Huberman, D.,
Published: 2008

The Gateway offers an introduction and sense of direction into the complicated world of payments for ecosystem services (PES). It is tailored for researchers, practitioners and decision makers interested in using economic incentives in support of...

Omer, A., Pascual, U., Russell, N.,
Published: 2008

This paper addresses the relationship between agro-biodiversity conservation and sustainable agricultural intensification. It shows that in biodiversity poor agroecosystems both agro-biodiversity and conventional input intensification may increase...

Mascia, M.B., Claus, A.C.,
Published: 2008

The physical, economic, and sociocultural displacement of local peoples from protected areas generates intense discussion among scholars and policy makers. To foster greater precision and clarity in these discussions, we used a conceptual framework...

Smale, M. , Drucker , A.,
Published: 2008

Managing the biological diversity of crop and livestock genetic resources is of fundamental importance: (i) as a means of survival for the world's rural poor (Smale 2006); (ii) as a mechanism for buffering against output losses due to emerging pests...

Baumgartner, S. , Quaas, M.F.,
Published: 2008

Agro-biodiversity can provide natural insurance to risk averse farmers. We employ a conceptual ecological-economic model to analyze the choice of agro-biodiversity by risk averse farmers who have access to financial insurance. We study the...


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