Market in the village of Minwoho, Lekié, Center Region, Cameroon. Photo by Ollivier Girard/CIFOR

Bibliographic database

With more than 1900 titles, this bibliographic database provides a comprehensive list of literature on conservation-poverty linkages. Search by key word or by theme.  Alternatively sign up to receive our Journal Digest and we will send you the most recently added publications straight to your email. 

Organisations database 

Our organisations database lists more than 500 organisations working on conservation-poverty linkages, including donor agencies, conservation organisations, NGOs, indigenous people's organisations and grassroots groups. The database can be searched by key word or by organisation type.

Initiatives database

This database lists international initiatives designed to explore the links between conservation and poverty reduction from broad based poverty-environment programmes to more focused single-issue agendas. The database can be searched by key word or by implementing organisation.

Biodiversity-Poverty evidence database

As part of our project on biodiversity-poverty evidence we have been conducting a systematic review of the literature on biodiversity and poverty alleviation. This database includes details of the studies reviewed, the research design and the key issues covered.

PCLG Publications

The PCLG periodically publishes discussion papers – usually outputs of research that we have been involved in. Our site also includes other publications related to our work and/or supported by PCLG.

Tools and methodologies

Here we provide details of a range of tools and methodologies that are relevant to the field of poverty-conservation linkages. Topics covered include biodiversity assessment, socio-economic impacts of conservation, planning tools and valuation tools.


The following page provides links to a variety of websites, databases, networks and professional associations related to poverty and conservation issues that you may find useful. 

About us

The Poverty and Conservation Learning Group is an international network of organisations that promotes learning on the linkages between biodiversity conservation and poverty reduction.

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IIED The Poverty and Conservation Learning Group is a project coordinated by IIED.

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This website is funded by UK aid and the Arcus Foundation. The views expressed on this site do not necessarily reflect the views of these organisations.

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