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Bibliographic database

With 2127 titles, this bibliographic database once provided a comprehensive list of published literature on conservation-poverty linkages. The database was maintained from 2012 - 2016 and was updated monthly with those journal articles and publications that were featured in PCLG News and PCLG Journal Digest. You can search for publications by key word or by theme, and you can download the database into excel.

Note this database has not been updated since 2016. We do, however, maintain an offline archive of publications that we include in the PCLG News and PCLG Digest, and if you would like to see this archive to inform your research then get in contact and we can share this with you.

Displaying 251 - 275 of 2127 titles

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...

Roe, D.
Published: 2013

Since the early 2000s increasing attention has been paid to the relationship between biodiversity conservation and poverty reduction and a debate has ensued over various aspects of this relationship. One element of this debate has been concerned...

Dressler, W.H., To, P.X.
Published: 2013

This paper shows how the implementation of Vietnam’s recent biodiversity conservation policy in Ba Vi National 

Park has increased the economic value of nature, created sustained conflict, and exacerbated agrarian differentiation 


Stevens, S.
Published: 2013

In Nepal, as in many states worldwide, national parks and other protected areas have often been established in the customary territories of indigenous peoples by superimposing state-declared and governed protected areas on pre-existing systems...

Savaresi, A.
Published: 2013

The making of the REDD+ mechanism in the framework of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) has raised specific concerns on how to reconcile incentives for forest carbon sequestration with the protection of the...

Pokorny, B., , Scholz, I., de Jong, W.
Published: 2013

Once again, the international community focuses on the preservation of Amazonian forests, in particular through a bundle of initiatives grouped under the term of REDD+. Initially focusing on reducing carbon emissions, the REDD+ process became...

Rendón Thompson, O. R.,, , Paavola, J., Healey, J.R.,, Jones, J.P.G., Baker, T.R.
Published: 2013

Reduced Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation (REDD+) has received strong support as a major component of future global climate change policy. The financial mechanism of REDD+ is payment for the ecosystem service of carbon...

Funder, M., Danielsen, F., Ngaga, Y., Nielsen, M.R., Poulsen, M.K.
Published: 2013

Drawing on a study of community-managed forest reserves in southern Tanzania, this article discusses how community members engage and shape inclusive protected area management practices to produce outcomes that were not intended by external...

Zhanga, K., Zhanga, H., Tiana, X., Chenga, H., Danga, Q.
Published: 2013

The conflicts between ecological sustainability and economic development are difficult to resolve, especially in poverty-stricken rural areas. Unfortunately, extreme poverty and biodiversity hotspots are often geographically coincident. Here, we...

Barua, M., Bhagwata, S. A., Jadhavc, S.
Published: 2013

The impact of conservation policies on human wellbeing is critical to the integration of poverty alleviation and biodiversity conservation. In many low-income countries, human–wildlife conflict adversely affects wellbeing of communities...

Matiku, P., Caleb, M., Callistus, O.
Published: 2013

This study examines the impact of participatory forest management (PFM) on forest-adjacent household livelihoods in the Arabuko-Sokoke forest in Kenya. It compares the impacts on households near PFM forests (PFM zones) with those near forests...

Tacconia, L., Mahantya, S., Suicha, H.
Published: 2013

International discussions on reducing emissions from deforestation and forest degradation (REDD+) foresee payment for environmental services (PES) schemes as an important mechanism to provide local incentives for the conservation and enhancement...

Rantala, S,E, , Vihemäki, H,, Swallow, B.M,, Jambiya, G.
Published: 2013

Increasing attention is being paid to the social impacts of the exclusionary nature of conservation, as well as the mechanisms and policies put in place to mitigate negative impacts. Yet, factors that condition the restoration of well-being among...

Islama, K.K., Rahman, G.M., Fujiwaraa, T., Satoa, n.
Published: 2012

In Bangladesh, many forestry projects have been launched with the objective of involving local people in managing forest resources. However, only a few of them have been sustained. In a reaction, the Forest Department (FD) of Bangladesh initiated a...

Owino, A.O., Jillo, A.H., Kenana, M.L.
Published: 2012

The support, perceptions, values and aspiration of the local people, especially those who neighbour protected areas is increasingly recognised as critical for long-term biodiversity conservation in many countries. As such, conservation agencies...

Robinson, E. J. Z., , Albers, H. J., , Lokina, R. B.,, Kirama, S.,
Published: 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...

Christie, M., Fazey, I., Cooper, R., Hyde, T., Kenter, J.O.
Published: 2012

Biodiversity supports a range of ecosystems services that are of fundamental importance to people in poor countries. Economic valuation of biodiversity is important for the development of policies that protect biodiversity and alleviate...

Kangalawe, R.Y.M, Noe, C.
Published: 2012

The emergence of community-based conservation across the world has been associated with ecological, political and socio-economic benefits. However, lack of active involvement in planning and limited access to conservation areas makes the...

Parrotta, J. A.,, Wildburger, C., Mansourian, S.,
Published: 2012

The third assessment report prepared in the framework of GFEP addressed "Understanding Relationships between Biodiversity, Carbon, Forests and People: The Key to Achieving REDD+ Objectives". It was published in 2012 and formally presented at...

Oyono, P.R., Biyong, M.B., Samba, S.G.
Published: 2012

This paper examines the state of livelihoods under the exercise of new community rights to forest in rural Cameroon. The assessment makes use of a set of livelihoods indicators. The granting and exercise of new community rights- specifically...

de Koning, F., Aguiñaga, M., Bravo, M., Chiu, M., Lascano, M., Lozad, T. Suarez, L.
Published: 2012

The Socio Bosque program is a national conservation agreement scheme of the government of Ecuador. Socio Bosque consists of the transfer of a direct monetary incentive per hectare of native forest and other native ecosystems to individual landowners...

Ceruttiab, P.O., Tacconi, L., Lescuyer, G., Nasi, R.
Published: 2012

This article discusses the extent, impacts, and governance dynamics of illegal logging and associated corruption in the chainsaw milling sector in Cameroon and the implications for natural resource management theory and international initiatives...

Mgawe, P., Borgerhoff Mulder, M., Caro, T., Martin, A., Kiffner, C.
Published: 2012

Bushmeat consumption and trade are major problems for wildlife conservation in East Africa. To evaluate recognized drivers of bushmeat consumption, we used structured interviews of 435 households in 11 villages within an ethnically diverse division in...