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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Dressler, W.H., To, P.X.
Published: 2013

This paper shows how the implementation of Vietnam’s recent biodiversity conservation policy in Ba Vi National 

Park has increased the economic value of nature, created sustained conflict, and exacerbated agrarian differentiation 


Stevens, S.
Published: 2013

In Nepal, as in many states worldwide, national parks and other protected areas have often been established in the customary territories of indigenous peoples by superimposing state-declared and governed protected areas on pre-existing systems...

Savaresi, A.
Published: 2013

The making of the REDD+ mechanism in the framework of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) has raised specific concerns on how to reconcile incentives for forest carbon sequestration with the protection of the...

Pokorny, B., , Scholz, I., de Jong, W.
Published: 2013

Once again, the international community focuses on the preservation of Amazonian forests, in particular through a bundle of initiatives grouped under the term of REDD+. Initially focusing on reducing carbon emissions, the REDD+ process became...

Rendón Thompson, O. R.,, , Paavola, J., Healey, J.R.,, Jones, J.P.G., Baker, T.R.
Published: 2013

Reduced Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation (REDD+) has received strong support as a major component of future global climate change policy. The financial mechanism of REDD+ is payment for the ecosystem service of carbon...

Funder, M., Danielsen, F., Ngaga, Y., Nielsen, M.R., Poulsen, M.K.
Published: 2013

Drawing on a study of community-managed forest reserves in southern Tanzania, this article discusses how community members engage and shape inclusive protected area management practices to produce outcomes that were not intended by external...

Zhanga, K., Zhanga, H., Tiana, X., Chenga, H., Danga, Q.
Published: 2013

The conflicts between ecological sustainability and economic development are difficult to resolve, especially in poverty-stricken rural areas. Unfortunately, extreme poverty and biodiversity hotspots are often geographically coincident. Here, we...

Barua, M., Bhagwata, S. A., Jadhavc, S.
Published: 2013

The impact of conservation policies on human wellbeing is critical to the integration of poverty alleviation and biodiversity conservation. In many low-income countries, human–wildlife conflict adversely affects wellbeing of communities...

Matiku, P., Caleb, M., Callistus, O.
Published: 2013

This study examines the impact of participatory forest management (PFM) on forest-adjacent household livelihoods in the Arabuko-Sokoke forest in Kenya. It compares the impacts on households near PFM forests (PFM zones) with those near forests...

Tacconia, L., Mahantya, S., Suicha, H.
Published: 2013

International discussions on reducing emissions from deforestation and forest degradation (REDD+) foresee payment for environmental services (PES) schemes as an important mechanism to provide local incentives for the conservation and enhancement...

Rantala, S,E, , Vihemäki, H,, Swallow, B.M,, Jambiya, G.
Published: 2013

Increasing attention is being paid to the social impacts of the exclusionary nature of conservation, as well as the mechanisms and policies put in place to mitigate negative impacts. Yet, factors that condition the restoration of well-being among...

Islama, K.K., Rahman, G.M., Fujiwaraa, T., Satoa, n.
Published: 2012

In Bangladesh, many forestry projects have been launched with the objective of involving local people in managing forest resources. However, only a few of them have been sustained. In a reaction, the Forest Department (FD) of Bangladesh initiated a...

Owino, A.O., Jillo, A.H., Kenana, M.L.
Published: 2012

The support, perceptions, values and aspiration of the local people, especially those who neighbour protected areas is increasingly recognised as critical for long-term biodiversity conservation in many countries. As such, conservation agencies...

Robinson, E. J. Z., , Albers, H. J., , Lokina, R. B.,, Kirama, S.,
Published: 2012

In settings in which people rely directly on either forest or marine resources, protecting both the natural resources and livelihoods is challenging. Findings from Tanzania suggest that, where budgets are limited, key factors for a successful...

Christie, M., Fazey, I., Cooper, R., Hyde, T., Kenter, J.O.
Published: 2012

Biodiversity supports a range of ecosystems services that are of fundamental importance to people in poor countries. Economic valuation of biodiversity is important for the development of policies that protect biodiversity and alleviate...

Kangalawe, R.Y.M, Noe, C.
Published: 2012

The emergence of community-based conservation across the world has been associated with ecological, political and socio-economic benefits. However, lack of active involvement in planning and limited access to conservation areas makes the...

Parrotta, J. A.,, Wildburger, C., Mansourian, S.,
Published: 2012

The third assessment report prepared in the framework of GFEP addressed "Understanding Relationships between Biodiversity, Carbon, Forests and People: The Key to Achieving REDD+ Objectives". It was published in 2012 and formally presented at...

Oyono, P.R., Biyong, M.B., Samba, S.G.
Published: 2012

This paper examines the state of livelihoods under the exercise of new community rights to forest in rural Cameroon. The assessment makes use of a set of livelihoods indicators. The granting and exercise of new community rights- specifically...

de Koning, F., Aguiñaga, M., Bravo, M., Chiu, M., Lascano, M., Lozad, T. Suarez, L.
Published: 2012

The Socio Bosque program is a national conservation agreement scheme of the government of Ecuador. Socio Bosque consists of the transfer of a direct monetary incentive per hectare of native forest and other native ecosystems to individual landowners...

Ceruttiab, P.O., Tacconi, L., Lescuyer, G., Nasi, R.
Published: 2012

This article discusses the extent, impacts, and governance dynamics of illegal logging and associated corruption in the chainsaw milling sector in Cameroon and the implications for natural resource management theory and international initiatives...

Mgawe, P., Borgerhoff Mulder, M., Caro, T., Martin, A., Kiffner, C.
Published: 2012

Bushmeat consumption and trade are major problems for wildlife conservation in East Africa. To evaluate recognized drivers of bushmeat consumption, we used structured interviews of 435 households in 11 villages within an ethnically diverse division in...

Novriyanto, Wibowo, J.T., Iskander, W., Campbell-Smith, G., Linkie, M.
Published: 2012

Many tropical biodiversity projects seek to combine development and conservation goals. Here, we assess the performance of a revolving fund, established by Fauna & Flora International (FFI), in delivering sustainable and equitable benefits...

Leisher, C., Hess, S., Boucher, T.M. , van Beukering, P., Sanjayan, M.
Published: 2012

The study assessed a donor-funded grassland management project designed to create both conservation and livelihood benefits in the rangelands of Mongolia’s Gobi desert. The authors used remote sensing Normalized Differential Vegetation Index data from...

Torell, E., , Redding, C.A., , Blaney, C.L., , Hernandez, E., , Sison, O., Dyegula, J. and Donald D. Robadue Jr, D.D
Published: 2012

The article describes the population, health and environmental situation in eight villages in the Saandani National Park Area (SANAPA) and demonstrates the interconnectedness of stressors such as climate change, chronic health problems and lack of...

Groom, B. , Palmer, C.
Published: 2012

Focusing on incentive schemes that induce participation in land-use activities to supply environmental services, this paper examines the potential impacts of REDD+ on livelihoods, in particular with respect to incomes and poverty alleviation. Two case...


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