Bibliographic database

A 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 201 - 225 of 1989 titles

IUCN,
Published: 2010

REDD-plus offers major opportunities to turn around tropical deforestation and degradation, but if not designed well, implementation can result in direct and significant harm to marginalized, forest dependent groups. Drawing on the work of IUCN and...

Bass, S., Roe, D., Smith, J.,
Published: 2010

The world’s failure to meet its 2010 target to significantly reduce the rate of biodiversity loss demonstrates that conservation efforts have so far been insufficient. They are too often undermined by seemingly more pressing economic and poverty goals...

CBD,
Published: 2010

This document, prepared to inform of participants in the tenth meeting of the Conference of the Parties, describes the outcomes of the Pan-African Conference on Biodiversity: “Biodiversity and Poverty Alleviation: What Opportunities for Africa?”,...

Bennett, N
Published: 2010

Conservation is primarily about managing ourselves, people, and the societies we create. There is a wealth of global experience in these kinds of challenges. This annotated bibliography is one contribution towards this effort. It brings together,...

Lichtenstein, G.,
Published: 2010

Vicuña (Vicugna vicugna) are South American camelids, the commercial use of which has untapped poverty alleviation potential. Vicuña fibre is produced by extremely low income communities that inhabit the harsh environment of the high Andes in...

Swiderska, K.,
Published: 2010

A legally binding protocol on access to genetic resources and benefit-sharing is to be adopted by the 193 governments that are party to the Convention on Biological Diversity in October 2010 in Nagoya, Japan. The protocol aims to ensure that the...

Roe, D. , Walpole, M., Elliott, J.,
Published: 2010

The co-hosts of the symposium \"Linking Biodiversity Conservation and Poverty Reduction: What, Why and How?\" - Dilys Roe, Matt Walpole and Jo Elliott - have prepared a report of this event based on the presentations, posters and the discussions that...

Alcorn, J.B., Zarzycki, A., de la Cruz, L.M.,
Published: 2010

The Gran Chaco is the second largest ecosystem in the Plata basin of South America, after the Amazon rainforest. The high biological and cultural diversity offer diverse opportunities for conservation, despite development threatening both of them. The...

Leisher, C., Sanjayan, M., Blockhus, J., Kontoleon, A., Larsen, S.N.
Published: 2010

Can strategies designed to save nature also help reduce rural poverty? Many conservationists would like you to think so. If their actions work to reduce poverty, then a clear win-win situation is created greatly enhancing the viability of conservation...

Sandbrook, C. , Roe, D.
Published: 2010

The purpose of this report is to document current efforts to link great ape conservation and poverty reduction in the African, ape range states. It is intended to provide a quick inventory of which organisations are working in which countries and...

Morgera, E., Tsioumani, E.,
Published: 2010

This article traces the evolution of the use of the legal concept of benefit sharing in the context of the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD), with a view to highlighting its contribution to indigenous and local communities' livelihoods. To this...

Berger, R., Chambwera, M.,
Published: 2010

Cost-benefit analysis has important uses – and crucial blind spots. It represents only one of several economic tools that can be used to assess options for adapting to climate change in developing countries. The Nairobi Work Programme would best serve...

Blomley, T., Namara, A., McNeilage, A., Franks, P., Rainer, H.
Published: 2010

Bwindi Impenetrable National Park and Mgahinga Gorilla National Park are two afromontane forests considered as extremely important biodiversity areas, with global significance, due to their population of highly endangered Mountain Gorilla. Threats to...

Mascia, M.B., Claus, C.A. , Naidoo, R.,
Published: 2010

Marine protected areas (MPAs) are a popular conservation strategy, but their impacts on human welfare are poorly understood. To inform future research and policy decisions, we reviewed the scientific literature to assess MPA impacts on five indicators...

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...

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