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 151 - 175 of 2127 titles

Humavindu, M.N., Stage, J.
Published: 2014

Given the considerable popularity of community-based wildlife management as a conservation tool, it is of interest to assess the long-run sustainability of this policy not only in conservation terms, but also in financial terms. In this paper,...

Hazzah, L., Dolrenry, S., Naughton, L., Edwards, C.T.T., Mwebi, O.
Published: 2014

Lion (Panthera leo) populations are in decline throughout most of Africa. The problem is particularly acute in southern Kenya, where Maasai pastoralists have been spearing and poisoning lions at a rate that will ensure near term local extinction...

Carranza, T., Balmford, A., Kapos, V., Manica, A.
Published: 2014

Measuring how far protected areas (PAs) reduce threats to nature is essential for effective conservation. This is especially important where a high degree of threat is coupled with opportunities for increasing conservation investments, such as...

Wunder, S.
Published: 2014

In the forest–livelihoods literature, forests are widely perceived to provide both common safety nets to shocks and resources for seasonal gap-filling. We use a large global-comparative dataset to test these responses. We find households rank...

Pittiglio, C., Skidmore, A.K., van Gils, H.A.M.J., McCall, M.K., Prins, H.T.
Published: 2014

Crop-raiding elephants affect local livelihoods, undermining conservation efforts. Yet, crop-raiding patterns are poorly understood, making prediction and protection difficult. We hypothesized that raiding elephants use corridors between daytime...

Lambrick, F.H., Brown, N.D., Lawrence, A., Bebber, D.P.
Published: 2014

Cambodia has 57% forest cover, the second highest in the Greater Mekong region, and a high deforestation rate (1.2%/year, 2005–2010). Community forestry (CF) has been proposed as a way to reduce deforestation and support livelihoods through...

Nielsen, M.R., Jacobsen, B., Thorsen, B.J.
Published: 2014

Regulation of illegal bushmeat trade is a major conservation challenge in Africa. We investigated what factors are most likely to induce actors in the bushmeat trade to shift to an alternative occupation by conducting a choice experiment with...

Bauch, S.C.
Published: 2014

Integrating conservation and development is central to the mission of many protected areas in the tropics, yet there is limited empirical evidence on the effectiveness of alternative strategies for ICDPs (Integrated Conservation and Development...

Baird, T.D.
Published: 2014

Decades of research on the social dynamics of biodiversity conservation has shown that parks and protected areas have added hardship to rural communities throughout much of the developing world. Nonetheless, some recent studies have found...

Milner-Gulland, E.J., McGregor, J.A., Agarwala, M., Atkinson, G., Bevan, P.
Published: 2014

Conservationists are increasingly engaging with the concept of human well-being to improve the design and evaluation of their interventions. Since the convening of the influential Sarkozy Commission in 2009, development researchers have been...

Gubbi, S., Swaminath, M.H., Poornesha, H.C., Bhat, R., Raghunath, R.
Published: 2014

Wildlife conservation is a complex issue especially when it involves large carnivores or mega-herbivores that are conflict-prone. Karnataka state in southern India is known to harbor high density of wild elephants. This conservation success...

Roe, D., Day, M., Booker, F., Zhou, W., Allebone-Webb, S.
Published: 2014


Alternative livelihood projects are used by a variety of organisations as a tool for achieving conservation results. Yet these interventions, including their objectives, vary a great deal, and there is no single accepted...

Khalumba, M., Wunscher, T., Wunder, S., Budenbender, M., Holm-Muller, K.
Published: 2014

Cost-effectiveness is an important aspect in the assessment of payments for environmental services (PES) initiatives. In participatory field trials with communities in Western Kenya, we combined procurement auctions for forest enrichment...

Babigumira, R., Angelsen, A.
Published: 2014

This paper examines the factors that influence rural household decisions to clear forestland. We use a large dataset comprising 7172 households from 24 developing countries. Twenty-seven percent of sampled households had converted forest to...

Wunder, S.
Published: 2014

More than 10,000 years after the Agricultural Revolution started, millions of rural smallholders across the developing world may still derive as much income from foraging forests and wildlands as from cultivating crops. These steady...

Douglas, L.R., Alie, K.
Published: 2014

The relationship between natural resources and conflict is well documented, except for wildlife. We discuss the role that wildlife can play in national and international security interests, including wildlife’s role in financing the activities...

Clements, T.
Published: 2014

Impact evaluation methods (mixed effects models and matching) were used to investigate the effect of protected areas (PAs) on poverty and livelihoods in Cambodia, comparing households inside PAs with bordering villages and controls. There was no...

Ogutu, J.O., Reid, S., Piepho, H.P., Hobbs, N.T., Rainy, M.E.
Published: 2014

Water, forage and predation constrain ungulate distributions in savannas. To understand these constraints, we characterized distributions of 15 herbivore species from water, locations of peak density and degree of clustering around the peaks...

Carter, N.H., Riley, S.J., Shortridge, A., Shrestha, B.K., Liu, J.
Published: 2014

In many regions around the world, wildlife impacts on people (e.g., crop raiding, attacks on people) engender negative attitudes toward wildlife. Negative attitudes predict behaviors that undermine wildlife management and conservation efforts (e...

Lindsey, P.A., Balme, G., Becker, M., Begg, C., Bento, C.
Published: 2014

The bushmeat trade, or the illegal acquisition and exchange of wild meat, has long been recognised as a severe problem in forest biomes, but receives little attention in savannas, perhaps due to a misconception that bushmeat hunting is a low-...

Golden, C.D., Bonds, M.H., Brashares, J.S., Rasolofoniaina, B.J.R., Kremen, C.
Published: 2014

Wildlife consumption can be viewed as an ecosystem provisioning service (the production of a material good through ecological functioning) because of wildlife's ability to persist under sustainable levels of harvest. We used the case of wildlife...

Edgar, G.J., Stuart-Smith, R.D., Willis, T.J., Kininmonth, S., Baker, S.C.
Published: 2014

In line with global targets agreed under the Convention on Biological Diversity, the number of marine protected areas (MPAs) is increasing rapidly, yet socio-economic benefits generated by MPAs remain difficult to predict and under debate...

Cagalanan, D.
Published: 2014

Protected area strategies increasingly incorporate local forest inhabitants and aim to alleviate poverty. Common approaches include top-down integrated conservation and development projects, and alternative approaches characterized by...

Fa, J.E., Farfan, M.A., Marquez, A.L., Duarte, J., Nakoney, J.
Published: 2014

Bushmeat markets exist in many countries in West and Central Africa, and data on species sold can be used to detect patterns of wildlife trade in a region. We surveyed 89 markets within the Cross–Sanaga rivers region, West Africa. In each market...

Ferraro, P.J., Hanauer, M.M.
Published: 2014

To develop effective environmental policies, we must understand the mechanisms through which the policies affect social and environmental outcomes. Unfortunately, empirical evidence about these mechanisms is limited, and little guidance for...


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