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Success factors for pairing conservation with enhanced forest and fish-based livelihoods

Authors: 
Robinson, E. J. Z.,
Albers, H. J.,
Lokina, R. B.,
Kirama, S.,
Date: 
December 2012

In settings in which people rely directly on either forest or marine resources, protecting both the natural resources and livelihoods is challenging. Findings from Tanzania suggest that, where budgets are limited, key factors for a successful combination of livelihood and conservation policies include the strategic location of livelihood projects that target those most dependent on the protected resource rather than those most likely to cooperate with access restrictions. 

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Publication type: 
Paper
Page numbers: 
5
Publisher: 
The Environment for Development initiative
Themes: 
Forestry
Locations: 
Tanzania