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Considering the needs of indigenous and local populations in conservation programs.

Kohler F
September 2016

Focusing on Brazil, the authors contend that public policies and conservation programs cannot be limited to delegating responsibility for managing protected areas to local and indigenous communities. Consideration is also needed of local needs and expectations. Where local populations are described as traditional environmentalists, this can create contradictions and frustrations for local populations and for those implicated in conservation.

Publication type: 
Journal Article
Source name: 
Conservation Biology - Conservation Practice and Policy