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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Ghosh, N., Uddhammar, E.
Published: 2013

This article tests the hypothesis on whether tourism is an important institutional factor in reconciling the conflicting goals of conservation and development. The study entails data from field surveys across protected areas including the...

Gandiwa, E., Heitkönig, I.M.A., Lokhorst, A.M., Prins, H.H.T., Leeuwis, C.
Published: 2013

Human-wildlife conflicts are a global problem, and are occurring in many countries where human and wildlife requirements overlap. Conflicts are particularly common near protected areas where societal unrest is large. To ease conflict, integrated...

de Boef, W.S., Subedi, A., Peroni, N., Thijssen, M., O'Keeffe, E.
Published: 2013

The conservation and sustainable use of biodiversity are issues that have been high on the policy agenda since the first Earth Summit in Rio in 1992. As part of efforts to implement in situconservation, a...

Danielsen, F., Brofeldt, S., van Noordwijk, M., Poulsen, M.K., Rahayu, S.
Published: 2013

Will community monitoring assist in delivering just and equitable REDD+? We assessed whether local communities can effectively estimate carbon stocks in some of the world’s most carbon rich forests, using simple field protocols, and we reviewed...

Ruiz-Mallén, I. , Corbera, E.
Published: 2013

Our review highlights how traditional ecological knowledge influences people's adaptive capacity to social-ecological change and identifies a set of mechanisms that contribute to such capacity in the context of community-based biodiversity...

Kothari, A., Camill, P., Brown, J.
Published: 2013


Community-based conservation is being increasingly recognised as a major global force in the protection and sustainable management of ecosystems and species. Yet documentation of its main achievements and shortcomings, and the key issues...

Lang, L.M.
Published: 2013

Informal networks are essential risk-coping mechanisms for people living in impoverished communities. However, the consequences of displacement on informal institutions have received limited attention. Our study of displaced indigenous...

Wheeler, D., Hammer, D., Kraft, R., Dasgupta, s., Blankespoor, B.
Published: 2013

This paper uses a large panel database to investigate the determinants of forest clearing in Indonesian kabupatens since 2005. Our study incorporates short-run changes in prices and demands for palm oil and wood products, as well as the...

Brewer, T.D., Cinner, J.E., Green, A., Pressey, R.L.
Published: 2013

Coral reef fisheries are crucial to the livelihoods of tens of millions of people; yet, widespread habitat degradation and unsustainable fishing are causing severe depletion of...

Canavire-Bacarreza, G.M. , Hanauer, M.
Published: 2013

Bolivia has experienced a rapid proliferation of protected areas over the past several decades. Using rich biophysical and socioeconomic data, we estimate the impacts of Bolivia’s protected areas on poverty between 1992 and 2001. We find no...

Krause, T., Collen, W., Nicholas, K.A.
Published: 2013

Critics suggest that Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and forest Degradation (REDD+) may not generate improvements in well-being for participating stakeholders, and may in fact undermine indigenous rights. To ensure positive social benefits...

Roe, D.
Published: 2013

Since the early 2000s increasing attention has been paid to the relationship between biodiversity conservation and poverty reduction and a debate has ensued over various aspects of this relationship. One element of this debate has been concerned...

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...


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