Bibliographic database

With 2127 titles, this bibliographic database provides a comprehensive list of published literature on conservation-poverty linkages. The database has been maintained since 2012 and is updated monthly with those journal articles and publications that are 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.

Displaying 101 - 125 of 2127 titles

Senyolo, M.P., Chaminuka, P., Belete, A.
Published: 2015

Optimal use of land in rural areas has the potential to reduce poverty and attain rural economic development. Conservation with tourism benefits could potentially reduce poverty in rural areas where agricultural potential is limited. However,...

Gray, C.L., Bozigar, M., Bilsbarrow, R.E.
Published: 2015

Wild product harvesting by forest-dwelling peoples, such as hunting, fishing, forest product collection and timber harvesting, is considered a major threat to the biodiversity of tropical forests worldwide. However, few studies have attempted to...

Balmford, A., Green, J.M.H., Anderson, M., Beresford, J., Huang, C.
Published: 2015

How often do people visit the world’s protected areas (PAs)? Despite PAs covering one-eighth of the land and being a major focus of nature-based recreation and tourism, we don’t know. To address this, we compiled a globally-representative...

Walter, R.K., Hamilton, R.J.
Published: 2015

International environmental organizations have an increasing commitment to the development of conservation programs in high-diversity regions where indigenous communities maintain customary rights to their lands and seas. A major challenge that...

Fa, J.E., Olivero, J., , Farfan, M.A., Marquez, A.L., Duarte, J.
Published: 2015

We used data on number of carcasses of wildlife species sold in 79 bushmeat markets in a region of Nigeria and Cameroon to assess whether species composition of a market could be explained by anthropogenic pressures and environmental variables around...

Taylor, G., Scharlemann, J.P.W., Rowcliffe, M., , Kumpel, N., , Harfoot, M.B.J.
Published: 2015

Unsustainable hunting threatens both biodiversity and local livelihoods. Despite high levels of research effort focused on understanding the dynamics of bushmeat trade and consumption, current research is largely site specific. Without synthesis...

Paniagua-Zambrana, N.Y., Camara-Leret, R., Bussmann, R.W., Macia, M.J.
Published: 2015

In this study, we examine the influence of socioeconomic variables on TK across different ecoregions (Amazon, Andes, and Chocó) of northwestern South America, using a standardized interview protocol. Specifically, we evaluate the predictive...

Baraloto, C., Alverga, P., Baez-Quispe, S., Barnes, G., Bejar Chura, N.
Published: 2015

Contemporary conservation interventions must balance potential trade-offs between multiple ecosystem services. In tropical forests, much attention has focused on the extent to which carbon-based conservation provided by REDD+ policies can also...

Kalaba, F.K.
Published: 2014

Globally, there is increasing attention among academics, policymakers and development agencies in understanding interactions within forest socio-ecological systems to provide insights on human-environment interactions and how forest ecosystems...

Moro, M., Fischer, A., Milner-Gulland, E.J., Lowassa, A., , Naiman, L.C.
Published: 2014

Illegal hunting for bushmeat is regarded as an important cause of biodiversity decline in Africa. We use a ‘stated preferences’ method to obtain information on determinants of demand for bushmeat and two other protein sources, fish and chicken,...

Meilby, H., Smith-Hall, C., Byg, A., Larsen, H., Nielsen, O.
Published: 2014

Lack of combined forest productivity and income studies means there is scant evidence for the sustainability of rural household-level forest incomes in developing countries. This study examines levels and patterns of forest increment, wood...

Parker, D.M., Whittington-Jones, B.M., Bernard, R.T.F., Davies-Mostert, H.T.
Published: 2014

Human–carnivore conflict has profound impacts on carnivore populations and lives of rural communities. In Tanzania, African lions (Panthera leo) have attacked over 1000 people in the last twenty years. We developed a...

Angelsen, A., Jagger, P., Babigumira, R., Belcher, B., Hogarth, N.J.
Published: 2014

This paper presents results from a comparative analysis of environmental income from approximately 8000 households in 24 developing countries collected by research partners in CIFOR’s Poverty Environment Network (PEN). Environmental income...

Doane, M.
Published: 2014

This paper explores the paradigm shift from 1990s models of community conservation that encoded environmentalist praxis within legal and cadastral frameworks, to recent attempts to encode environmentalist principles and goals within individual...

Kansky, R., Knight, A.T.
Published: 2014

Biodiversity conflicts, and human–wildlife conflicts (HWC) in particular, are predicted to increase. Understanding drivers of these conflicts is a prerequisite for developing strategies to achieve conservation goals. People are a part of all HWC...

Chernela, J, Zanott, L.
Published: 2014

Despite widespread recognition of the importance of community-conservation partnerships, problems continue to emerge. In this paper we examine one such interaction to propose that outside organisations have wrongly associated the delimitations...

Lopez-Feldman, A.
Published: 2014

This paper examines the effects of household- and village-level characteristics on environmental reliance and participation in resource extraction decisions. Unlike previous analyses that used case studies or regional samples, I use a nationally...

Kushnir, H., Weisberg, S., Olson, E., Juntunen, T., Ikanda, D.
Published: 2014

Human–carnivore conflict has profound impacts on carnivore populations and lives of rural communities. In Tanzania, African lions (Panthera leo) have attacked over 1000 people in the last twenty years. We developed a...

Znajda, S.K.
Published: 2014

The lack of clear indications of success in integrated conservation and development projects has resulted in strong criticisms of these projects, and a call for the return to conservation activities that exclude local communities. Impeding this...

Lechner, A.M., Raymond, C.M., Adams, V.M., Polyakov, M., Gordon, A.
Published: 2014

Recent conservation planning studies have presented approaches for integrating spatially referenced social (SRS) data with a view to improving the feasibility of conservation action. We reviewed the growing conservation literature on SRS data,...

Robinson, B.E., Holland, M.B., Naughton-Reves, L.
Published: 2014

Deforestation and degradation are tied to a complex array of socioeconomic and political factors. Many assume that among the most important of these are the particular bundles of rights regulating who can benefit from land (tenure form) and the...

Fischer, A., Naiman, L.C.,, Lowassa, A., Randall, D., Rentsch, D.
Published: 2014

Bushmeat hunting, i.e., the hunting of wildlife for consumption, is a widespread and well-researched phenomenon. Here, we add to the literature on the factors that explain household engagement in hunting by asking how situational factors...

Robinson, E.J.Z., Albers, H.J., Ngeleza, G., Lokina, R.B.
Published: 2014

In low-income countries, both nearby local villagers, “insiders”, and non-locals, “outsiders”, extract products from protected forests even though their actions are illegal. Forest managers typically combine enforcement and livelihood projects...

Suryawanshi, K.R., Bhatia, S., Bhatagar, Y.V., Redpath, S., Mishra, C.
Published: 2014

The threat posed by large carnivores to livestock and humans makes peaceful coexistence between them difficult. Effective implementation of conservation laws and policies depends on the attitudes of local residents toward the target species....

Watson, J.E., Dudley, N., Segan, D.B., Hockings, M.
Published: 2014

Originally conceived to conserve iconic landscapes and wildlife, protected areas are now expected to achieve an increasingly diverse set of conservation, social and economic objectives. The amount of land and sea designated as formally protected...

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