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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David Thomas,
Published: 2011

Global targets to reduce the rate of biodiversity loss significantly by 2010 have not been met, and the rate of biodiversity loss does not appear to be slowing. At the same time, targets to reduce human poverty worldwide are also off track. This dual...

Swiderska, K.,
Published: 2011

This briefing reflects on IIED's work to assist indigenous and local communities to protect their rights over traditional knowledge. It showcases how ‘biocultural heritage’ offers a framework for protecting community rights and biodiversity.

Cumming, D.H.M.
Published: 2011

This review examines three questions. (1) What is the wildlife-livestock-human interface? (2) What would represent conservation and development success at the wildlife-livestock-human interface? (3) What are the key constraints to achieving...

Chambwera, M.,
Published: 2011

This briefing showcases how government and communities in Cambodia have partnered up to protect wildlife and attract ecotourists. It presents the results from an IIED project aimed at scaling-up sustainable conservation through ecotourism and...

Angelsen, A., Larsen, H.O., Lund, J.F., Smith-Hall, C., Wunder, S.
Published: 2011

This book describes how to do a better job when designing and implementing household and village surveys for quantitative assessment of rural livelihoods in developing countries. It covers the entire research process from planning to sharing research...

Persha, L., Agrawal, A., Chhatre, A.,
Published: 2011

Causal pathways to achieve social and ecological benefits from forests are unclear, because there are few systematic multicountry empirical analyses that identify important factors and their complex relationships with social and ecological outcomes....

Dickman, A.J., Macdonald, E.A., Macdonald, D.W.,
Published: 2011

One of the greatest challenges in biodiversity conservation today is how to facilitate protection of species that are highly valued at a global scale but have little or even negative value at a local scale. Imperiled species such as large predators...

Lybbert, T.J., Aboudrare, A., Chaloud, D., Magnan, N., Nash, M.
Published: 2011

Morocco's argan oil is now the most expensive edible oil in the world. High-value argan markets have sparked a bonanza of argan activity. Nongovernmental organizations, international and domestic development agencies, and argan oil cooperatives...

Lewis, D., Bell, S.D., Fay, J., Bothi, L.K., Gatere, L.
Published: 2011

In the Luangwa Valley, Zambia, persistent poverty and hunger present linked challenges to rural development and biodiversity conservation. Both household coping strategies and larger-scale economic development efforts have caused severe natural...

Ferraro, P.J., Hanauer, M.M., Sims, K.R.E.,
Published: 2011

Protected areas are the dominant approach to protecting biodiversity and the supply of ecosystem services. Because these protected areas are often placed in regions with widespread poverty and because they can limit agricultural development and...

Brashares, J.S., Golden, C.D., Weinbaum, K.Z., Barrett, C.C., Okello, G.V.
Published: 2011

The harvest of wildlife for human consumption is valued at several billion dollars annually and provides an essential source of meat for hundreds of millions of rural people living in poverty. This harvest is also considered among the greatest threats...

Barrett, B., Travis, J., Dasgupta, P.,
Published: 2011

This paper introduces a special feature on biodiversity conservation and poverty traps. We define and explain the core concepts and then identify four distinct classes of mechanisms that define important interlinkages between biodiversity and poverty...

Chantarat, S, Barrett, C.B., Janvilisri, T., Mudsri, S., Niratisayakul, C.
Published: 2011

This study explores the potential of index insurance as a mechanism to finance community-based biodiversity conservation in areas where a strong correlation exists between natural disaster risk, keystone species populations, and the well-being of the...

Coomes, O.T., Takasaki, Y., Rhemtulla, J.M.,
Published: 2011

In this article we illustrate how fine-grained longitudinal analyses of land holding and land use among forest peasant households in an Amazonian village can enrich our understanding of the poverty/land cover nexus. We examine the dynamic links in...

McNally, C.G., Uchida, E., Arthur , J.G.,
Published: 2011

Protected areas are used to sustain biodiversity and ecosystem services. However, protected areas can create tradeoffs spatially and temporally among ecosystem services, which can affect the welfare of dependent local communities. This study examines...

Kareiva, P., Marvier, M.,
Published: 2011

Conservation Science is the first textbook to teach the scientific foundations of conservation while highlighting strategies to better connect its practice with the needs and priorities of a growing human population.

Shackleton, S., Delang, C.O., Angelsen, A,
Published: 2011

Millions of rural and urban dwellers across the world make use of a wide diversity of forest products to fulfill several livelihood requirements, from direct household provisioning to cash income, cultural needs, and as a fall back in times of...

van der Ploeg, J., van Weerd, M., Masipiqueña, A.B., Persoo, G.A.,
Published: 2011

Illegal logging is a threat to biodiversity and rural livelihoods in the Northern Sierra Madre Natural Park, the largest protected area in the Philippines. Every year between 20,000 and 35,000 cu. m wood is extracted from the park. The forestry...

Published: 2011

The report highlights how planners and policy makers in local, national and regional governments can adopt an ecosystem-based management (EBM) approach to help ensure sustainable development for marine and coastal environments and the livelihoods that...

Published: 2011

The case study ' The Road to Development' was produced as part of an evaluation of WWF's work in Colombia, and describes WWF's work on the Pasto-Mocoa Road in the Amazon Piedmont region. WWF worked with communities, local authorities, the Government...

UN REDD Programme,
Published: 2011

The UN-REDD Programme's first five-year strategy for 2011-2015 provides a road map for increased support to UN-REDD partner countries for activities related to reducing emissions from deforestation and forest degradation in developing countries,...

Secretariat for the Convention on Biological Diversity,
Published: 2011

The Secretariat of the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) has released the electronic version of the publication \"The Convention on Biological Diversity: Year in Review 2010.\" The publication includes: an introduction by CBD Executive...

Porras, I.,
Published: 2010

Costa Rica’s pioneering programme of payments for environmental services (PES) which began in the 1990s was a unique experiment in developing countries at that time. Under the PES programme, economic recognition of forests moved from a ‘timber-only’...

Tacconi, L. , Mahanty, S., Suich, H.,
Published: 2010

This resourceful book draws on several case studies to derive implications for the design of Payment for Environmental Services (PES) schemes that are very relevant to current climate change negotiations and the implementation of Reduced Emissions...

Roe, D., Sukhdev, P., Thomas, D., Munroe, R. ,
Published: 2010

We’re in the midst of a biodiversity crisis. For those of us in the North, that can seem abstract; for the rural poor in the developing world, it’s all too real. Their absolute dependence on the bounty of forests, deserts and coasts means ‘...


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