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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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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...

Leisher, C., Brouwer, R., Boucher, T.M., Vogelij, R., Bainbridge, W. R.
Published: 2012

In this paper, the authors assessed a 10-year Umgano grassland conservation and poverty reduction project in KwaZulu-Natal Province in South Africa. The project uses community-based spatial planning to balance the conversion of its lower-conservation...

Knapp, E.J.
Published: 2012

Illegal hunting poses a considerable threat to the wildlife of Serengeti National Park and its affiliated protected areas. Techniques for successful mitigation of this threat are heavily debated. Bottom-up community-based initiatives aim to curb...

Akbulut, B.
Published: 2012

The current discourse and practice of natural resource management rest on the assumption that participatory decision-making mechanisms offer efficient and equitable policy solutions. There is increasing recognition, however, that such mechanisms might...

Jacobsen, C, Robertson, A.L.
Published: 2012

To address rapidly changing and uncertain environmental and social change on large landscapes/seascapes, conservation organizations need to overcome barriers to collaboration and create governance structures that integrate ecological, biological...

Ahmeda, N., Rahmanb, S., Bunting, S.W.
Published: 2012

This paper applies an ecosystem approach to analyse the livelihood of fishers dependent on the Old Brahmaputra River in Mymensingh, Bangladesh. Results suggest that the livelihood of fishers is increasingly threatened because of the fragile river...

Halpern, B.S., Longo, C., Hardy, D., McLeod, K.L., Samhouri, J.F.
Published: 2012

The ocean plays a critical role in supporting human well-being, from providing food, livelihoods and recreational opportunities to regulating the global climate. Sustainable management aimed at maintaining the flow of a broad range of benefits...

Bardsley, D.K., Wiseman, N.D.
Published: 2012

There is a strong contemporary research and policy focus on climate change risk to communities, places and systems. While the need to understand how climate change will impact on society is valid, the challenge for many vulnerable communities,...

Jackson, L.E., Pulleman, M.M., Brussard, L., Bawa, K.S., Brown, G.G.
Published: 2012

To examine management options for biodiversity in agricultural landscapes, eight research regions were classified into social-ecological domains, using a dataset of indicators of livelihood resources, i.e., capital assets. Potential...

McLennan, M.R., Hill, C.M.
Published: 2012

Long-term human–wildlife sympatry depends on the willingness and capacity of local people to coexist with wild animals. With human population growth and deforestation for agriculture, farmers increasingly live in proximity to wildlife, including...

Rai, R. K., , Scarborough, H., Subedi, N., Lamichhane B.
Published: 2012

In this paper, we examine how rural people in the buffer zone of Chitwan National Park in Nepal perceive the effects of accidently transported invasive plant species, such as Mikania micranthaLantana camara...

Soltani, A., Angelsen, A., Eid, T., Naeni, M.S.A., Shamekhi, T.
Published: 2012

The study addresses the two intertwined challenges of rural poverty and forest degradation in rural areas of Zagros, Iran. For a watershed in Zagros, a quantitative analysis based on the sustainable livelihood framework approach is used to...

Liu, W., Vogt, C.A., Luo, J., He, G., Frank, K.A., Liu, J.
Published: 2012

Nature-based tourism has the potential to enhance global biodiversity conservation by providing alternative livelihood strategies for local people, which may alleviate poverty in and around protected areas. Despite the popularity of the concept of...

Mackenzie, CA
Published: 2012

Revenue sharing aims to balance the disadvantages people encounter living next to protected areas while fostering improved conservation behaviours. In Uganda, 20% of protected area entrance fees are shared with local governments to benefit communities...

Raworth, K.
Published: 2012

Humanity’s challenge in the 21st century is to eradicate poverty and achieve prosperity for all within the means of the planet’s limited natural resources. In the run-up to Rio+20, this discussion paper presents a visual framework – shaped like a...

Padoch, C.
Published: 2012

For almost as long as our species has lived on earth, we have fed ourselves directly from the bounty of forests, grasslands and other wild places. Now a largely urban species, having multiplied greatly and changed the face of the earth, we often...

Temudo, M.P.
Published: 2012

Both fortress and community-based approaches to conservation have shown poor (sometimes negative) results in terms of environmental protection and poverty reduction. Either approach can also trigger grassroots resistance. This article is...

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