Bibliographic database

A bibliographic database – with more than 1800 titles – 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.

  • 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...

  • Roe, D. , Oviedo, G., Pabon, L., Painter, M., Redford, K.
    Published: 2010

    Conservation doesn’t happen in a vacuum. In recent years, awareness has grown of the relationship of international conservation practice to indigenous peoples and local communities, and especially the links between conservation and human rights. The...

  • Bond, I., Chambwera, M., Jones, B., Nhantumbo, I., Chundama, M.
    Published: 2010

    Implementing REDD+ programs involves providing sufficient incentives to land users and requires a supportive policy, legal and institutional environment. Community-based natural resources management (CBNRM) in the miombo ecoregion of east and southern...

  • Schreckenberg, K., Camargo, I., Withnall, K., Corrigan, C., Franks, P.
    Published: 2010

    Areas of land and sea are increasingly being marked out for protection in response to various demands: to tackle biodiversity loss, to prevent deforestation as a climate change mitigation strategy, and to restore declining fisheries. Amongst those...

  • OECD Development Assistance Committee (DAC),
    Published: 2010
  • Richerzhagen, C.,
    Published: 2010

    During the last ten years the enormous global loss of biodiversity has received remarkable attention. Among the numerous approaches undertaken to stop or lessen this process, access and benefit-sharing (ABS), a market-based approach, has emerged as...

  • Surkin, J., Resnikowski, H., Sanchez, A., Amaya, M., GNTP
    Published: 2010

    This report presents the results of a project on analysis of human vulnerability and adaptation to climate change in the Amboro Madidi Corridor, Bolivia (AMC) implemented by the Grupo Nacional de Trabajo para la Participacion (GNTP) with technical and...

  • Osei-Tutu, P., Nketiah, K., Kyereh, B., Owusu-Ansah, M., Faniyan, J.
    Published: 2010

    The forest sector in Ghana is the fourth largest foreign exchange earner for the country. The main contributor is the formal forest sub-sector, consisting of regulated industries in timber and timber products. The informal sub-sector, characterised by...

  • Larson, A.M., Barry, D., Dahal, G.M., Carol J. Pierce Colfer,
    Published: 2010

    Who has rights to forests and forest resources? In recent years governments in the South have transferred at least 200 million hectares of forests to communities living in and around them. This book assesses the experience of what appears to be a new...

  • Roe, D., Elliott, J.,
    Published: 2010

    In the last decade biodiversity loss and persistent poverty in developing countries have been recognised as major international problems that require urgent attention. However, the nature and scale of the links between these two problems, and between...

  • Lichtenstein, G.,
    Published: 2010

    Vicuna (Vicugna vicugna) fibre is produced by extremely low-income communities that inhabit the harsh environment of the Andes in Argentina, Chile, Peru and Bolivia. At the other end of the social scale, affluent consumers are willing to pay high...

  • Jagger, P., Sills, E., Lawlor, K., Sunderlin, W.D.,
    Published: 2010

    This guide is about understanding the livelihood impacts of first-generation REDD+ projects. These projects are being planned and funded by a range of actors, with the aim of implementing a range of interventions to reduce deforestation and forest...

  • BirdLife International,
    Published: 2010

    The BirdLife Partnership has published a report which examines the success of BirdLife’s Local Conservation Group (LCG) approach in conserving biodiversity and supporting sustainable livelihoods at Important Bird Areas (IBAs) in the Americas. The...

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