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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Nolte, C., Agrawal, A., Silvius, K.M., Soares-Filho, B.S.
Published: 2013

Protected areas in tropical countries are managed under different governance regimes, the relative effectiveness of which in avoiding deforestation has been the subject of recent debates. Participants in these debates answer appeals for more...

Pouliot, M. , Treue, T.
Published: 2013

Based on data from 1014 households in Ghana and Burkina Faso, we demonstrate that non-forest environmental products play a crucial role in rural livelihoods, especially for women and the poorest. Forest incomes are generally small but richer...

Saunders, F.P.
Published: 2013

This article argues that conservation agendas need to be informed by a landscape aesthetics that embraces the cultural and material richness of people’s relationship to place to better inform conservation agendas. Historical and contemporary...

Hogarth, N.J.
Published: 2013

Quarterly socioeconomic data from 240 households are used to study the links between forest-related income and rural livelihoods in southern China. Results show average forest-related income shares of 31.5%, which was predominantly derived from...

Moro, M., Fischer, A., Czajkowski, M., Brennan, D., Lowassa, A.
Published: 2013

Bushmeat hunting is perceived as a serious threat to the conservation status of many species in Africa. We use a novel livelihood choice experiment method to investigate the role of illegal hunting within livelihood strategies in the western...

Nghiem, N.
Published: 2013

Biodiversity loss poses a real threat to the livelihoods, food security and health of the poor. In Vietnam, nearly 700 species are threatened with national extinction and over 300 species are threatened with global extinction. Deforestation is...

Miller, D.C., Agrawal, A., Timmons Roberts, J.
Published: 2013

There is little systematic knowledge about the magnitude and allocation of international funding flows to support biodiversity conservation in the developing world. Using the newly released AidData compilation, we present a comprehensive...

Silva, J.A., Mosimane, A.W.
Published: 2013

Using a survey of communal conservancies in Namibia, we find that they provide some direct economic benefits to conservancy members, but that indirect benefits promoting development for all residents have not materialized. This partially...

Dinerstein, E., Varma, E., Wikramanayake, G., Powell, S., Lumpkin, R.
Published: 2013

We propose the wildlife premium mechanism as an innovation to conserve endangered large vertebrates. The performance-based payment scheme would allow stakeholders in lower-income countries to generate revenue by recovering and maintaining...

Scheidel, A.
Published: 2013

Poverty has been increasingly conceptualized as being multidimensional, involving deprivation in many dimensions of life. This paper discusses issues and implications of multidimensional poverty by adopting concepts commonly used in ecological...

Plaganyi, E. E., , van Putten, I., , Hutton, T., , Deng, R. A.,, Dennis, D.,
Published: 2013

Evaluating the success of natural resource management approaches requires methods to measure performance against biological, economic, social, and governance objectives. In fisheries, most research has focused on industrial sectors, with the...

Kahler, J.S., Roloff, G.J., Gore, M.L.
Published: 2013

Poaching can disrupt wildlife-management efforts in community-based natural resource management systems. Monitoring, estimating, and acquiring data on poaching is difficult. We used local-stakeholder knowledge and poaching records to rank and...

Redpath, S.M,, Young, J.,, Evely, A.,, Adams, W.M.,, Sutherland, W.J.
Published: 2013

Conservation conflicts are increasing and need to be managed to minimise negative impacts on biodiversity, human livelihoods, and human well-being. Here, we explore strategies and case studies that highlight the long-term, dynamic nature of...

Suich, H.
Published: 2013

Community based natural resource management (CBNRM) programs aim to link the achievement of conservation objectives with those of rural development and poverty alleviation. However, after more than a decade of implementation in southern Africa,...

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...


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