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Last checked: 2014/04/24 19:34:31
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Reforming wildlife governance in East and Southern Africa: the role of corruption (2009/10/9)
This brief looks at the role corruption plays in structuring wildlife governance systems in Africa by comparing the differing governance structures which have elicited variant economic and ecological outcomes. Wildlife is an important economic asset ...
Home gardens sustain crop diversity and improve farm resilience in Candelaria Loxicha, Oaxaca, Mexico (2009/10/8)
The home garden is an integral part of smallholders’ production strategies. This paper investigates how home gardens are integrated into local farming practices and how these influence biodiversity in Candelaria Loxicha, Oaxaca, Mexico. The pap ...
Rights-based approaches: exploring issues and opportunities for conservation (2009/7/20)
The links between the realisation of human rights and the conservation of natural resources and biodiversity are receiving increasing attention worldwide. Experience has demonstrated that exclusionary approaches to conservation can undermine those sa ...
The status and distribution of freshwater biodiversity in Southern Africa (2009/4/30)
Biodiversity within inland water ecosystems in southern Africa is both highly diverse and of great regional importance to livelihoods and economies. However, development activities are not always compatible with the conservation of this diversity and ...
People, protected areas and global change. Participatory conservation in Latin America, Africa, Asia and Europe (2009/4/30)
This book is a synthesis of papers on sustainable conservation in protected areas (PA). It presents a series of papers that provide comprehensive information on 13 PAs: 4 in Latin America, 5 in Africa, 3 in Asia and 1 in Switzerland. The authors note ...
Annotated bibliography on socio-economic and ecological impacts of marine protected areas in Pacific Island countries (2009/4/30)
This paper presents a collection of literature that reports on various forms of reef area management practiced in the Pacific Islands. The collection provides an overview of impacts, influences and effectiveness of marine protected areas (MPAs), obse ...
Challenges for a business case for high-biodiversity REDD projects and schemes (2009/4/6)
This report explores whether there is a business case for high-biodiversity REDD projects and schemes and how such a business case could be created or promoted. It was commissioned by the Secretariat of the CBD as part of its efforts to support Parti ...
The last stand of the orangutan – state of emergency: illegal logging, fire and palm oil in Indonesia’s national parks (2009/3/11)
Orangutans survive only in the dwindling tropical rainforests of Borneo and northern Sumatra, being dependent on the forest for food and nesting sites. This document describes how orangutan populations are seriously affected when their forest is des ...
The governance of nature and the nature of governance: policy that works for biodiversity and livelihoods (2009/3/9)
This report is an output of IIED’s collaborative research project“Policy that works for biodiversity and poverty reduction” and is based on a literature review and three country case studies (India, Peru and Tanzania). It makes the ...
Decentralisation  and  biodiversity management: opportunities to improve UNDP-GEF projects (2009/2/6)
Both decentralisation and biodiversity management approaches suggest that biodiversity conservation initiatives could benefit from decentralised processes. Yet in practice UNDP’s Global Environment Facility (GEF) funded biodiversity projects ha ...
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